Archives for "Sustainability"
November 16, 2010 4:34 pm
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.
October 6, 2010 1:42 pm
• Click the thumbnails below to view the slide show: A widely published Associated Press story describes how Alexander “Zand”…
September 30, 2010 3:49 pm
As summer turns to fall, we are sharing stories from students who had Bates-related summer experiences. Name: Gohar Shahinyan ’12…
September 29, 2010 12:01 pm
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.
August 4, 2010 12:08 pm
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.
August 4, 2010 8:46 am
The Sierra Star of Oakhurst, Calif., interviews geology major Brigit Anderson ’12 for a story about how international volunteer networks…
July 1, 2010 3:06 pm
Hedge and Roger Williams halls have stopped shrinking and will soon start to grow. And just how green is the Garcelon Field project?
July 1, 2010 2:36 pm
How “green,” speaking environmentally and not chromatically, will the renovated Garcelon Field be? The answer’s mixed. Unlike the old grass field, the new FieldTurf playing surface will neither support wildlife nor inhale carbon dioxide. But in other ways an artificial field has significant environmental advantages over grass.
June 25, 2010 1:55 pm
The College’s approach to its climate action plan — integrating sustainability costs into ongoing infrastructure needs — is featured in University Business, a national publication for higher education decision makers.
June 3, 2010 3:40 pm
The 10th edition of Clean Sweep, the supersized “garage sale” at Bates College that benefits the environment, community organizations and scores of satisfied shoppers, starts at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 19, at Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.