Stories from 2013
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,...

From left, Donald Wason '79 with daughters Sarah '13 and Rebecca Wason St. Cyr '09 and wife Nancy '81. Rebecca holds her son -- future Bates Class of 2034?
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 members of the Bates Class of 2013 gathered in Underhill Arena on Friday, May 24 for their class photo. Photo by Mike Bradley/Bates College.
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.

The performers in Headlong Dance Theater's "Avalanche," from left: Carol Dilley and Michael Reidy, of Bates College; Todd Coulter, Colby College; Rachel Boggia, Bates; and Annie Kloppenberg, Colby. Photograph by Andrew Simonet/Headlong Dance Theater.
Faculty to perform Headlong Dance Theater piece in Portland

Thursday, May 23, 2013 2:46 pm

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

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Sun Journal offers Q-and-A with Harward Center’s Darby Ray

Thursday, May 23, 2013 9:48 am

Ray is asked, "If you were a student, what project through the Harward Center makes you think, 'I'd be all over that'"?

Jonathan Adler '00, seen here talking with Kati Vecsey of the theater department during his lecture at Bates in 2008.
Scientific American quotes Adler ’00 research on negative emotions and well-being

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 3:32 pm

Under the headline “Negative Emotions are Key to Well-Being,” Scientific American writer...

Sunday Telegram profiles Metropolis Ensemble founder Andrew Cyr ’96

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 2:33 pm

With Metropolis Ensemble, Andrew Cyr is meeting his goals of attracting nontraditional classical audiences and giving young classical music composers a chance.

Boston Spirit Magazine blog profiles On the Town actor John Ambrosino ’01

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 2:15 pm

Ambrosino has a lead role in the production of On the Town at Boston's Lyric Stage, May 10 to June 8.

With the exception of Hakimah Abdul-Fattah and Cameron Sheldon, who were abroad, the 2013 Fulbright grant recipients attended a May 13 reception at the home of Bates President Clayton Spencer. From left: Catherine Tuttle, Libby Egan, Tara Prasad, Marisa Mohrer, Spencer, Valerie Jarvis, Hansen Johnson, Nora Flanagan, Taryn O'Connell. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Bates produces its largest-ever number of Fulbright grant recipients

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 3:04 pm

Known as a top producer of students receiving Fulbright U.S. Student Grants, Bates will graduate 10 such students -- a record number for the college.

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