Archives for "sustainability"
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.
Friday, May 8, 2009 2:52 pm
Bates College is updating its 2004 Facilities Master Plan. The Facilities Master...
Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:33 am
Perils and possibilities arise as consumers seek green options in building and architecture.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, November 14, 2008 5:08 pm
Blind from birth, Steve Hoad, Bates College Class of 1972, was raised...
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.
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.
Saturday, November 1, 2008 11:39 am
The Bates Contemplates Food initiative is a call for an informed examination of food choices. For many of us, these choices involve what foods to buy. A select few, though — such as the alumni on enumerated below — are choosing what foods to produce for the people who buy. And while every food decision is a life decision, the choices made by people whose livings depend on producing food take place on planes different from the ones we occupy.