News Archives

Monday

October 27, 2014 4:29 pm

You’ll love it! Campus Consciousness Tour brings Icona Pop to Bates

You’ll love it! Campus Consciousness Tour brings Icona Pop to Bates

As part of a environmental consciousness-raising tour, Icona Pop, the Swedish pop duo known for the smash hit “I Love It” is bound for a Bates College performance on Nov. 1.

Tuesday

February 18, 2014 1:10 pm

Indigenous rights and environmental activist Oren Lyons to discuss sustainability

Indigenous rights and environmental activist Oren Lyons to discuss sustainability

Chief Oren Lyons, a Native American leader and environmental activist, offers a lecture on March 3.

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

February 26, 2010 10:17 am

Bates announces Climate Action Plan; biomass is key to zero emissions by 2020

Burning biomass to provide the Bates College campus with heat and some electricity is key to the college’s new Climate Action Plan, which anticipates carbon neutrality across the Bates enterprise by 2020.

Wednesday

November 4, 2009 11:15 am

'Dealing with Climate Change'

Maine Public Broadcasting Network rebroadcast the Harward Center’s September Civic Forum panel, “Dealing with Climate Change: The Debate among Policy…

Tuesday

October 13, 2009 10:48 am

Grant, fellowship recognize food service sustainability

“Bates College stood out as a best-practice example showing a broad level of impact across many aspects of sustainability.”

Thursday

October 1, 2009 12:59 pm

University Business honors Dining Services' commitment to sustainability, excellence

University Business magazine has awarded Bates a “Dining Hall of Distinction” award for having the country’s best “self-operated dining program.”…

Friday

May 8, 2009 2:52 pm

Facilities Master Plan: Forum, Open Houses start May 13

Bates College is updating its 2004 Facilities Master Plan. The Facilities Master Plan addresses current and future needs for the…

Sunday

March 1, 2009 11:33 am

Homing in on Green Design

Perils and possibilities arise as consumers seek green options in building and architecture.

Friday

February 27, 2009 3:09 pm

Bates students to take part in D.C. energy demonstration

Fifty Bates College students are among an estimated 10,000 young people from around the United States who will gather in the nation’s capital on Feb. 27 for a four-day summit supporting immediate action on climate, energy and economic issues.