Stories about "Sustainability"
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.
Thursday, November 11, 2021 2:07 pm
One finding from a Bates survey on electric vehicle use gave Tamsin Stringer '22 a jolt: Bates needed more EV plugins, so she set out to help.
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 3:54 pm
“I had a feeling that today would be the day,” said Emma Christman ’22, a biology and geology double major who stopped to watch the ginkgo’s bright yellow leaves cascade to the ground. “It’s cold enough.”
Friday, November 5, 2021 10:47 am
What do hemp, centuries old squash seeds, and a lake of carefully tended wild rice have in common? The future, according to environmentalist, economist, writer, and activist Winona LaDuke.
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:14 pm
In partnership with a Maine research lab, an innovative Bates biology course gives students up-close experience with cows and dung — all in service to a project to reduce greenhouse gas.
Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:01 pm
Follow along as Bates environmental studies students go off campus and dig into the science of dirt at a stunning coastal Maine site.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:30 pm
From studying the diets of sea urchins to working with Lewiston's immigrant communities, Bates students forged their way into the world this summer with Bates-funded internships.