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Monday

December 20, 2010
5:13 pm

The Bates Outing Club has a way of getting inside your heart, writes Baker-White '13

• Click thumbnails above to view slide show Text and photographs by Matt Baker-White ’13 Last spring, as I helped…

Thursday

December 2, 2010
12:11 pm

Video: Massachusetts news media report promotion of Sullivan '81 to environmental post

The Boston Globe, among other Massachusetts news media, report the promotion of Rick Sullivan ’81 to secretary of environmental affairs…

Thursday

November 18, 2010
2:33 pm

Trashion Show: Once disposable, now elegantly posable

Students and staff strutted their stuff on the runway Nov. 17 as sustainability met fashion for the fifth annual Trashion Show. The Bates community devoured deserts in the Gray Cage while observing fashionable creations transformed from would have been waste.

Tuesday

November 16, 2010
4:34 pm

Cool it: Heating curtailment plan will save money, carbon emissions during break

In an effort to reduce energy consumption on campus, Bates will be turning down the heat in buildings across campus during the winter break. The adjustments are expected to save money and reduce the college’s emissions of greenhouse gases.

Wednesday

October 6, 2010
1:42 pm

Associated Press story on cross-country canoe trip by Zand Martin '08 goes national

• Click the thumbnails below to view the slide show: A widely published Associated Press story describes how Alexander “Zand”…

Thursday

September 30, 2010
3:49 pm

Daily Series: In Armenia, Shahinyan '12 picks up where the Soviets left off

As summer turns to fall, we are sharing stories from students who had Bates-related summer experiences. Name: Gohar Shahinyan ’12…

Wednesday

September 29, 2010
12:01 pm

Bates students reflect on research abroad, from Africa to Indonesia

Phillips Student Fellowship recipients will present their research on the fate of the orangutan and its rainforest home, the provision of eye care to underserved African communities and the aftermath of Liberia’s brutal civil wars at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 11. and 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13.

Wednesday

August 4, 2010
12:08 pm

Bates Clean Sweep raises nearly $16,000 for local nonprofits

The 10th annual Clean Sweep, Bates College’s “garage sale” of appliances, furniture, electronics and other goods donated by departing students, raised nearly $16,000 in proceeds that will be divided among 14 local nonprofit organizations. A community tradition, the June 19 sale drew crowds of enthusiastic bargain-hunters to Bates’ Underhill Area. “More than 100 volunteers from 14 local nonprofit organizations put in more than 1,000 hours of collecting, sorting, cleaning, organizing and pricing an arena full of items,” says Julie Rosenbach, event organizer and the college’s sustainability coordinator.

Wednesday

August 4, 2010
8:46 am

Sierra Star interviews organic garden volunteer and geo major Anderson '12

The Sierra Star of Oakhurst, Calif., interviews geology major Brigit Anderson ’12 for a story about how international volunteer networks…

Thursday

July 1, 2010
3:06 pm

Campus Construction Update: Week of June 28, 2010

Hedge and Roger Williams halls have stopped shrinking and will soon start to grow. And just how green is the Garcelon Field project?