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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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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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15 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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Slideshow: images and observations from Bates study abroad

Thursday, April 28, 2016 1:08 pm

Select images from the 2016 Barlow Off-Campus Photography Exhibition underscore one theme of the college's Off-Campus Study Program: It's for everyone.

Natalie Silver '16 of Bennington,  Vt., a double major in studio art and history, and Sasha Lennon '16 of Cape Elizabeth, a double major in studio art and psychology, prepare for their senior exhibition in their ground-floor Olin Arts studio. Both co-directors of 2015 AESOP, they are good friends and fellow artists who share not only a studio but also a sensibility for the balance of form and function in their ceramic art. They are close to the end of their preparations but are still throwing pots for their final show at Bates.
Picture story: Student art majors who ‘vibe off each other’

Friday, April 22, 2016 12:33 pm

Featuring photographs of ceramic artists at work and play, here's a story about two seniors whose friendship, like their artwork, is both functional and inspired.

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