Archives for "Environment"

Friday

October 8, 2010 3:54 pm

Filmmaker to be on hand for screening of 'Climate Refugees'

Bates College will show the 2009 film Climate Refugees that both addresses large-scale population displacement caused by climate change and questions the lack of any meaningful response to the problem at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in the Filene Room (Room 301), Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

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…

Thursday

September 23, 2010 2:32 pm

Environmental activist famed for revealing chemical-cancer links is 2010 Otis Lecturer

Sandra Steingraber, a biologist who published the first book linking data on toxic releases with data from U.S. cancer registries, visits Bates College to deliver the 14th annual Otis Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

September 21, 2010 4:53 pm

Daily Series: Michael '12 finds an oil-water mix at the Sierra Club

As summer enters its final week, we are sharing stories from students who had Bates-related summer experiences, each day through…

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Popham Beach vs. the Morse River

Indeed, while an idealized and immutable Popham Beach looms large in the alumni consciousness, the beach itself has rapidly eroded during the 2000s. These days, only a few feet remain at high tide.

Thursday

July 8, 2010 9:35 am

Environmental risk expert Valerie Lee '75 testifies on 'human frailty' and the Gulf oil spill

Roll Call reported the June 15 congressional testimony of environmental risk assessment expert Valerie Ann Lee ’75, who discussed the…

Friday

June 25, 2010 1:55 pm

University Business praises Bates climate and facilities planning

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.

Friday

June 4, 2010 10:26 am

2010 Commencement honorand addresses

A pioneering choreographer, leading researchers in the fields of climate change and reproduction, a best-selling novelist and one of television’s…

Thursday

June 3, 2010 4:50 pm

Lakes Region Weekly chats with MacMillan author Cowan '61

Lakes Region Weekly writer John Balentine talks with Mary Morton Cowan ’61 of Standish, author of the nonfiction children’s book,…