Stories from May 2012
Bates appoints Leigh Weisenburger as Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 1:30 am

Bates President-elect Clayton Spencer today announced the appointment of Leigh A. Weisenburger,...

With Bassler, De Niro, Ifill, the star power shines at Commencement 2012

Sunday, May 27, 2012 3:57 pm

In a ceremony rich with laughs thanks to honorands Bonnie Bassler, Robert De Niro and Gwen Ifill, 463 Bates graduates received their diplomas on May 27.

Commencement 2012: honorand Robert De Niro remarks (text and video)

Sunday, May 27, 2012 12:42 pm

Thank you Michael [Chu ’80, trustee citation presenter]. I’m sure you’re thinking:...

Commencement 2012: honorand Bonnie Bassler remarks (text and video)

Sunday, May 27, 2012 12:38 pm

Thank you, Val [Smith ’75, trustee presenter], for that lovely introduction. Congratulations...

Commencement 2012: honorand Gwen Ifill remarks (video and transcript)

Sunday, May 27, 2012 12:35 pm

Yesterday I met my fellow honorands for the first time, and I...

BatesNews May 2012

Friday, May 25, 2012 10:00 am

This issue features news about the college's Commencement webcast, featuring honorands and speakers Bonnie Bassler, Robert De Niro and Gwen Ifill, available online at

‘Do a random act of kindness’ for Evan Dube, memorial gathering told

Thursday, May 24, 2012 4:21 pm

Bates' goodbye to Evan Dube '15 will be long, but a May 24 remembrance revealed a path toward healing.

Harvard Crimson profiles Bates President-elect Clayton Spencer

Thursday, May 24, 2012 8:29 am

As Harvard concludes its academic year and Clayton Spencer prepares to take...

Bates remembers Evan Dube ’15

Monday, May 21, 2012 8:00 am

Bates College has been shaken and deeply saddened to learn that first-year student Evan Dube died May 19 in Scotland.

Bates students’ art brightens workday for emergency dispatchers

Monday, May 21, 2012 7:22 am

The Lewiston-Auburn 911 Communication Center is a cheerier workplace thanks to two student artists from Bates.

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