Archives for "Environment"


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,…


May 26, 2010 3:21 pm

Bates announces Commencement 2010 honorands, speakers

The 2010 Bates honorands are:
Rennie Harris, the choreographer who brought hip hop to the mainstream world of dance;
James McCarthy, a scientist recognized internationally for helping to communicate the science of climate change;
Jane Pauley, the veteran television journalist;
Elizabeth Strout, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and 1977 Bates graduate;
and Teresa Woodruff, a researcher responsible for pioneering work in the care of women who will become infertile due to cancer treatment.


May 13, 2010 2:34 pm

Six students to receive Oak Foundation Environmental Internship awards

A foundation that addresses social and environmental needs around the world has awarded Bates College a $15,000 grant to support environmental internships. Following an internal academic competition, six Bates students were chosen to receive Environmental Internship awards from the Oak Foundation of Geneva, Switzerland.


April 22, 2010 12:46 pm

Muskie '36 remembered for first Earth Day on 40th anniversary

The pivotal role of Edmund S. Muskie in the environmental movement is noted in this article in the St. Louis Beacon.


April 21, 2010 3:45 pm

USA Today, The Washington Post highlight Bates in green-college roundups

USA Today explains why we need The Princeton Review’s new green-college guide: “Students are going green and care about a…


April 21, 2010 1:17 pm

Power by the People

Energy entrepreneur Paul Fenn ’88 and his bates brain trust are at the front of Northern California’s green-power revolution By…


April 21, 2010 11:42 am

Shift the Carbon to Neutral

Bates plan looks to biomass for curbing emissions Can a college get smaller as it gets bigger? Bates believes so….


April 21, 2010 9:58 am

Happy Outing

A Bates vibe accompanies the Outing Club on its 90th birthday jaunt to the State House By H. Jay Burns…


March 4, 2010 2:03 pm

Politician to discuss hopes for a green, sovereign Quebec

A former leader of the Green Party of Quebec, Scott McKay visits Bates College to discuss globalization, national distinctiveness, sovereignty and the environment at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, March 18, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).


March 2, 2010 8:47 am

The Portland Press Herald describes conflict about the Morse River's meandering ways

The Portland Press Herald describes how scientists, officials and residents differ on what to do, if anything, about the Morse…