Stories from May 2013
Attention, L-A shoppers! Bates’ popular Clean Sweep sale returns June 15

Friday, May 31, 2013 1:18 pm

Bates' popular "Clean Sweep" sale returns for the 13th year on Saturday, June 15.

Commencement attracts news coverage near and far

Thursday, May 30, 2013 3:30 pm

News outlets in Maine and a number of other states presented coverage of this year's event.

Multimedia: Commencement Weekend 2013

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 12:49 pm

Multimedia coverage of Commencement Weekend 2013, including complete video of the graduation ceremony.

Stonyfield chair to Bates Class of 2013: Push back

Sunday, May 26, 2013 3:23 pm

"Many of the so-called experts have been wrong and now need to be second-guessed," the co-founder and chairman of organic yogurt maker Stonyfield Farm told the Bates Class of 2013. "And that's actually your job."

Commencement 2013: Senior address by Thomas Holmberg

Sunday, May 26, 2013 2:35 pm

"I have this very special opportunity to speak before you today and deliver my love letter to you, Bates College," said Thomas Holmberg.

Commencement 2013: Address by Gary Hirshberg

Sunday, May 26, 2013 1:00 pm

The graduates' level of community engagement and real world applied learning, said Gary Hirshberg, "will be as critical a contributor to your futures as any academic achievement."

Commencement 2013: Honorand citations and conferrals for Cronon, Hansen, Hirshberg, Pinn

Sunday, May 26, 2013 1:00 pm

The following are the honorary degree citations and conferrals for William Cronon,...

Alumni parents celebrate children’s unique achievements

Sunday, May 26, 2013 11:00 am

Following in their parents’ footprints may have led them to Bates, but children of alumni blaze their own trails on campus — and their families couldn’t be more proud.

The Class of 2013, by the numbers

Friday, May 24, 2013 10:17 am

For those who like statistics, here's how this year's graduates stack up.

BatesNews: May 2013

Thursday, May 23, 2013 3:00 pm

In this issue, the best way to follow Commencement — if you're not on campus.

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