Stories about "Sustainability"
Friday, November 18, 2022 9:59 am
“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” as the proverb goes, and students took it to heart — and to the runway — during the 16th annual Trashion Show, and the first in-person edition since 2019.
Friday, November 11, 2022 12:41 pm
“Some days you show up and everything you've planted has been eaten by groundhogs," says Nimco Jama '25, who tended the Bates Garden ove the summer. "That teaches you a lot about facing day-to-day challenges!
Friday, November 4, 2022 8:46 am
In directing a play with a message about climate change, Kush Sharma '23 explains how theater can be a way for people to feel they can "be part of change."
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 10:44 am
Environmental history is too often written without acknowledging the presence, passion, and stories of the Black people in it, and storyteller and cultural geographer Carolyn Finney aims to change that.
Friday, October 14, 2022 9:55 am
On the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, a selection of audio clips featuring the compelling and powerful voice of Sen. Edmund Muskie '36, each explained by Bates Director of Debate Jan Hovden.
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 5:52 pm
Recently awarded a prestigious Udall Scholarship, Brewer has grown into her role as a campus sustainability leader, learning to navigate some of the political realities of climate activism along the way.
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 12:46 pm
Aided by seniors keen on making the campus look great for their graduation, the Bates grounds crew plants annuals here and there, including an iconic Commencement location.
Wednesday, March 16, 2022 10:04 am
Meeting the goals of the Bates Sustainability Roadmap will "touch and enrich our lives here on campus," said President Clayton Spencer, while also furthering the college's stated mission of "to prepare leaders with a commitment to responsible stewardship of the wider world."
Friday, November 19, 2021 9:13 am
One of 10 "Top Performer"s in the country, Bates earned a Gold rating for excellence in sustainability performance from an international benchmarking organization.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 12:21 pm
Introducing the creative teams of the 2021 Trashion Show, including a Bates professor modeling COVID lounge wear made from face coverings.