Archives for "sustainability"
University Business honors Dining Services' commitment to sustainability, excellence

Thursday, October 1, 2009 12:59 pm

University Business magazine has awarded Bates a “Dining Hall of Distinction” award...

Mount David Summit 2009: a multimedia presentation

Thursday, May 21, 2009 5:59 pm

This multimedia presentation features what has become a dynamic tradition at Bates: the annual Mount David Summit, held this year on April 3. An eagerly anticipated presentation of student scholarship, service-learning and creative work, the summit unfurls a panorama of the rich life of the student mind at Bates. Produced by Phyllis Graber Jensen.

Facilities Master Plan: Forum, Open Houses start May 13

Friday, May 8, 2009 2:52 pm

Bates College is updating its 2004 Facilities Master Plan. The Facilities Master...

Homing in on Green Design

Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:33 am

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

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

Friday, February 27, 2009 3:09 pm

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.

The Farmer's Father: Steve Hoad '72

Thursday, February 5, 2009 2:38 pm

Blind from birth, Steve Hoad was raised by a mother who “understood that children were children,” he says. “It was expected that I would do things children do.” His outdoors experiences as a child and a desire to conserve land solidified Hoad’s dream to one day live with his family on a farm.

Pristine isn't the dream, says geologist Matt Grove '94

Friday, January 9, 2009 12:00 pm

arly in the 1900s, two manufacturing plants in Arlington, Mass., dumped their chemical waste out back, which polluted a town-owned pond, later filled to create the high school football field.

The Farmer's Father

Friday, November 14, 2008 5:08 pm

Blind from birth, Steve Hoad, Bates College Class of 1972, was raised...

The Rice Stuff

Saturday, November 1, 2008 3:21 pm

Rice is a managing director at BlackRock, the country's largest publicly traded mutual fund manager. Within the volatile confines of the energy market, Rice is a star. His portfolios top out at just over $8 billion and his most recognized asset, the firm's $1.4 billion Global Resources mutual fund, has soared right alongside the increasing prices of natural gas, coal, and oil.

What's the Dam Point?

Saturday, November 1, 2008 11:46 am

Shortly after a press release announced Lynne Lewis' scholarly article on dam removal, the Bates environmental economist learned where her academic research really hits home.

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