Stories from 2013
Folksinger Sam Amidon. Photo credit: Terry Magson.
Folksinger Amidon, Maine country band Traveling Trees up next on Olin stage

Friday, September 6, 2013 10:11 am

Vermont-born folksinger Sam Amidon performs in the Olin Arts Alive music series on Sept. 10.

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Video: Convocation 2013 featuring President Spencer’s address, ‘Some Thoughts on Work’

Thursday, September 5, 2013 6:07 pm

View the complete video of Convocation 2013, including the Convocation Address, “Some Thoughts on Work,” by President Clayton Spencer.

Saudi women's rights advocate Manal Alsharif.
OIE Speaker Series opens with activist who defied Saudi ban on women driving

Thursday, September 5, 2013 2:59 pm

Manal Alsharif, an advocate for women's rights in Saudi Arabia, launches a series of events at Bates exploring human diversity on Sept. 18.

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Video: Outdoor trips and campus Orientation done, it’s now about two words for the Class of 2017

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 4:46 pm

Members of the Class of 2017 try to sum up what it's been like so far in two words.

As ever, mace bearer and Professor of Sociology Sawyer Sylvester leads the Convocation procession. (Michael Bradley/Bates College)
Convocation 2013: Preparing for a well-aligned life

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 1:12 pm

During Convocation 2013, President Clayton Spencer offered an address that drew connections between the education that the new students are beginning and the lives Bates hopes to prepare them for.

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Vibraphonist Jason Marsalis, folksinger Sam Amidon kick off Olin Arts Alive

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 12:40 pm

Jason Marsalis, the vibraphone-playing member of New Orleans' first family of jazz, and Vermont-born folksinger Sam Amidon launch the 2013-14 Olin Arts Alive series at Bates.

Members of the Class of 2017 walk to the the annual Convocation, the formal opening of the school year. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Convocation

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 10:31 am

Processional President Clayton Spencer’s Opening Remarks Brenton R. Talbott ’14, President of...

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Gomes Chapel Naming

Friday, August 30, 2013 10:31 am

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In October, Bates celebrated the installation of Clayton Spencer as the eighth president in the college’s 127-year history. Mike Bradley/Bates College.
Inauguration

Friday, August 30, 2013 10:31 am

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Commencement 2013

Friday, August 30, 2013 10:31 am

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