Archives for "Sustainability"
December 18, 2009 3:59 pm
As they advance the greening of Bates, the EcoReps know that it’s all about the visuals.
December 15, 2009 3:59 pm
Thanks to National Science Foundation funding awarded this fall, environmental studies professor Holly Ewing and collaborators from Dartmouth and the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies are investigating lake eutrophication and especially the role of a particular cyanobacterium.
November 30, 2009 6:04 pm
* View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. The fourth annual Trashion Show, held Nov. 18 in the Gray…
November 20, 2009 3:18 pm
Strutting down a vibrantly illuminated runway to blaring music played by student DJs, Kathryn Moraros ’10 modeled the winning creation: a 1950s-style cocktail dress layered with nonrecyclable tea bag packets. Other ensembles gracing the Gray Cage runway on a mild November evening were fashioned from unused tents, discarded printer paper, cardboard boxes, aluminum cans and duct tape. This was the fourth annual Trashion Show, held Nov. 18 following the Harvest Meal.
November 17, 2009 3:17 pm
Robert Friedman, a Bates College junior, is one of 18 college students nationwide set to lobby international climate treaty negotiators next month on behalf of a Sierra Club youth organization.
November 12, 2009 3:36 pm
Pizza Today reports that the Hobart Center for Foodservice Sustainability has awarded a $5,000 grant to Bates Dining Services for…
November 4, 2009 11:15 am
Maine Public Broadcasting Network rebroadcast the Harward Center’s September Civic Forum panel, “Dealing with Climate Change: The Debate among Policy…
November 2, 2009 12:15 pm
Yearlong 'Bates Contemplates Food' initiative raised campus, community awareness of far-reaching issues
Inspired by the 2008 opening of its new dining Commons and a $2.5 million gift from an anonymous donor supporting organic, natural and farm-fresh food, Bates College devoted the 2008-09 academic year to reflecting on issues, from environmental impacts to food justice, around what and how we choose to eat.
October 28, 2009 4:36 pm
A video of table dancing at New Commons, organized by the student group Bates Energy Action Movement, has been posted…
October 21, 2009 3:43 pm
As climate activists worldwide take part in an International Day of Climate Action on Saturday, Oct. 24, Kennedy Park in downtown Lewiston will be the focus of local efforts supporting the cause.