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Thursday

May 30, 2013 3:30 pm

Commencement attracts news coverage near and far

Commencement attracts news coverage near and far

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

Wednesday

May 29, 2013 12:49 pm

Multimedia: Commencement Weekend 2013

Multimedia: Commencement Weekend 2013

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

Sunday

May 26, 2013 3:23 pm

Stonyfield chair to Bates Class of 2013: Push back

Stonyfield chair to Bates Class of 2013: Push back

“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.”

Sunday

May 26, 2013 2:35 pm

Commencement 2013: Senior address by Thomas Holmberg

Commencement 2013: Senior address by Thomas Holmberg

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

Sunday

May 26, 2013 1:00 pm

Commencement 2013: Address by Gary Hirshberg

Commencement 2013: Address by Gary Hirshberg

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.”

Sunday

May 26, 2013 1:00 pm

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

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

The following are the honorary degree citations and conferrals for William Cronon, Elaine Tuttle Hansen, Gary Hirshberg and Vivian Pinn,…

Sunday

May 26, 2013 11:00 am

Alumni parents celebrate children’s unique achievements

Alumni parents celebrate children’s unique achievements

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.

Friday

May 24, 2013 10:17 am

The Class of 2013, by the numbers

The Class of 2013, by the numbers

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

Thursday

May 23, 2013 3:00 pm

BatesNews: May 2013

BatesNews: May 2013

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

Thursday

May 23, 2013 2:46 pm

Faculty to perform Headlong Dance Theater piece in Portland

Faculty to perform Headlong Dance Theater piece in Portland

Faculty from Bates and Colby colleges perform the Maine premiere of a piece by Philadelphia’s Headlong Dance Theater on May 28-29.