Archives for "Sustainability"

Friday

March 25, 2011 9:11 am

Chevron's Lisa Barry '77 brings global energy insights to College Key residency

Lisa Barry ’77, on campus March 23 and 24 as the 2011 College Key Distinguished Alumna in Residence, is vice president and general manager of Chevron government affairs.

Friday

March 4, 2011 10:22 am

Campus Construction Update: March 4, 2011

The renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls boasts a long list of environmentally sustainable measures. Discarded wood, for example, was chipped by the ton and burned as biomass fuel (with any nails left in the wood being picked up by magnets so the metal could be reused). But not all the old wood went up in smoke. Some will come back to Hedge and the Bill in the coming weeks.

Friday

February 11, 2011 11:27 am

Steeped in Trashion

Slide show: the 2010 Trashion Show.

Friday

February 11, 2011 9:23 am

A Day at the Ranch

An idyllic but hardly idle day at the Laramie River Dude Ranch of Bill Burleigh ’86 and family.

Friday

February 4, 2011 3:23 pm

Pupfish Shakeup

Paul Barrett ’80 is a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service expert on the endangered Devil’s Hole pupfish, several of which…

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”…