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Fields Medal winner Manjul Bhargava to give 2015 Commencement address, joining honorands Mark Abelson, Thomas Moser and Joan Benoit Samuelson

Bates will confer honorary degrees on four leaders in medicine, mathematics, American...

By Bates News on March 26, 2015

Becky Culp '15 of Norwalk, Conn., and Jessica Nichols '15 of Lincoln, Mass., grill s'mores outside of Commons during "Bates Games," friendly team competitions and activities. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

March is a long month at Bates, 31 days and no break until mid-April, but there are treats: The maple sap is flowing, men's hoops made it to the Sweet Sixteen and, well, we're...

By Bates News on March 20, 2015

Trumpeters Alexander Perrone ’16 (left) of Natick, Mass., and James Jhun ’16 of Lincoln, Mass., play Michael Rondeau’s “Fanfares of St. Charbel” to celebrate the start of Mount David Summit in Perry Atrium, Pettengill Hall, on March 28. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Mount David Summit: Research is paramount

The Mount David Summit, Bates College's annual celebration of student achievement, takes place on April 3.

By Bates News on March 31, 2015

The 2015 Spring Dance Concert takes place April 3-6. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Spring Dance Concert puts student work front and center

Showcasing pieces choreographed and performed by students, the Bates College Dance Company's annual spring concert takes place April 3-6.

By Bates News on March 31, 2015

Detail from an image by Hannah McGrath '15, one of 11 studio art majors showing work in the annual Senior Exhibition.
Campus events: April 1-28, 2015

This is a list of public events at Bates College for the period April 1-28, 2015.

By Doug Hubley on March 26, 2015

Valerie Smith '75 was announced as the 15th president of Swarthmore College on Feb. 21, 2015. (Laurence Kesterson / Swarthmore College)
Valerie Smith ’75 will be ‘an exceptional president’ for Swarthmore College

Valerie Smith ’75 being named Swarthmore’s next president is a case of good news getting better.

By Bates News on March 26, 2015

Award-winning classical pianist Jon Nakamatsu returns to Bates

Award-winning classical pianist Jon Nakamatsu performs at Bates College on March 27.

By Bates News on March 24, 2015

Alex Dauge-Roth, associate professor of French and francophone studies, gives the Kroepsch Lecture on March 18, 2015.
What we owe genocide survivors

A report on Alex Dauge-Roth's Kroepsch Lecture.

By Doug Hubley on March 24, 2015

John Corrie conducts the Bates College Choir.
Bates Choir to perform Mozart’s final choral masterpiece

Directed by John Corrie, the Bates College Choir performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Requiem" March 20-21.

By Bates News on March 19, 2015

Dan Peeples '17 of Pierpont, New York, portrays Therese in the Bates production of "The Breasts of Tiresias," directed by Nick Auer '15. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Campus events updated: March 19-29, 2015

This is an updated list of public events at the college for the period March 17-29, 2015.

By Doug Hubley on March 18, 2015