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Picture story: Short Term geology trek out West finds getting there is half the reward

Friday, July 22, 2016 10:42 am

Jake Atwood ’19 saw pictures of what his first Short Term might look like. He thought, “This is exactly what I came to Bates to do.”

Alison Bernstein speaks to a gathering of alumni, parents, and friends in Atlanta during the “Multicultural Voices” listening events held around the country in 2011. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Alison Bernstein, trustee of Bates and higher-education scholar, policy expert, and activist, dies at age 69

Friday, July 22, 2016 10:32 am

In her service to the college, Bernstein was a "champion of equity and diversity, both for the campus community and the Board of Trustees."

On the Historic Quad a few weeks ago, Jack Sapoch '18 of Hopewell, N.J., reads 
Ancient Rome: A New History by David Potter. Alas, that title didn't make it onto this year's list. But check out which ones did. (Phylis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
20th annual ‘Good Reads for Leisure Moments’ reading list from the College Store

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 12:46 pm

The list gets a dazzling number of contributions from across the Bates community, befitting its No. 1 purpose as a collective gift to the senior class.

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‘Together we harness the power of questions’ — Senior Address

Friday, June 24, 2016 11:50 am

Shannon Griffin '16, a Chinese and psychology major from Philadelphia, gave this year's Senior Address at Commencement.

In February, seven Bates families announced gifts of $19 million to the college, led by a $10 million gift from Mike ’80 and Alison Bonney ’80, seated at right with Mike’s parents, Wes ’50 and Elaine Bonney, during the announcement in Memorial Commons. The gifts will fund six new professorships and help launch the college’s Program in Digital and Computational Studies. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Multimedia: The major stories at Bates College in 2015-16

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 10:07 am

With the Bates academic and giving year coming to an official close on June 30, here's a look back at the year's major stories in text, photographs, and video.

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Video: Bryant Gumbel ’70 eulogy for Muhammad Ali

Friday, June 17, 2016 11:21 am

The broadcast journalist and friend of Muhammad Ali was among the eulogists at the June 10 memorial service in Louisville, Ky.

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Completed lives: the Alumni Memorial Service program

Thursday, June 16, 2016 5:21 pm

The Alumni Memorial Service program includes the names of Bates people who have died during the year.

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Picture story: Alumni Parade 2016

Thursday, June 16, 2016 3:40 pm

The parade gathered on the Historic Quad and went ’round the north side of Hathorn Hall before emerging onto the Alumni Walk. For the 50th Reunion class, the parade's several hundred steps were a trifle.

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Leigh Campbell ’64 tribute highlights Reunion 2016 alumni awards

Monday, June 13, 2016 3:57 pm

At the Annual Gathering of the Alumni Association on June 11 during Reunion, five alumni were honored for their contributions to the college.

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Video: Commencement 2016 livestream

Sunday, May 29, 2016 1:41 pm

Video clips of the college's 150th Commencement on May 29, 2016, from the Processional through to the Benediction and Recessional.

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