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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.

Four alumni elected to the Bates College Board of Trustees

Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:21 pm

The four new members elected by the Bates College Board of Trustees represent the technology, venture capital, and financial services industries.

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14 seniors, young alumni receive Fulbright student fellowships for 2016–17

Friday, May 13, 2016 10:00 am

The U.S. State Department's Fulbright U.S. Student Program recently awarded fellowships to 11 current and three former Bates College students.

The Bates faculty during Commencement 2014. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates announces faculty promotions including tenure and full professorships

Sunday, May 8, 2016 11:35 am

Learn who's received tenure and a promotion to full professor, and read their "Why I teach" statements.

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