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Wednesday

June 4, 2014 9:00 am

Clean Sweep, a ‘garage sale on a massive scale,’ returns to L-A on June 14

Clean Sweep, a ‘garage sale on a massive scale,’ returns to L-A on June 14

A garage sale on a massive scale, Bates presents its annual Clean Sweep on June 14.

Wednesday

June 4, 2014 8:44 am

Exhibitions exploring jazz-film-art interactions, Maine views to open June 7

Exhibitions exploring jazz-film-art interactions, Maine views to open June 7

The exhibitions Convergence: Jazz, Films and the Visual Arts  and Encountering Maine  open at the Museum of Art with a…

Wednesday

June 4, 2014 8:43 am

‘Convergence: Jazz, Films and the Visual Arts’ arrives at Museum of Art on June 7

Convergence: Jazz, Films and the Visual Arts, an exploration of African American culture and the dynamic interactions among the arts,…

Wednesday

June 4, 2014 8:36 am

‘Encountering Maine’ opens June 7 at Museum of Art

Featuring such renowned artists as Marsden Hartley and John Marin, the exhibition Encountering Maine opens at the Bates Museum of Art…

Wednesday

June 4, 2014 8:00 am

Joshua McIntosh named Bates vice president of student affairs and dean of students

Joshua McIntosh named Bates vice president of student affairs and dean of students

Formerly at Johns Hopkins, McIntosh is an “exceptional organizational leader whose creativity and commitment to students have made him enormously effective,” says President Clayton Spencer.

Sunday

May 25, 2014 12:43 pm

Commencement 2014: Honorand citations and conferrals

Commencement 2014: Honorand citations and conferrals

In video and text, here are the honorary degree citations and conferrals for John Seely Brown, Glenn Close, David Evans…

Sunday

May 25, 2014 12:39 pm

Commencement 2014: Senior address by Collin McCullough

Commencement 2014: Senior address by Collin McCullough

The 2014 Senior Address at Commencement, as prepared by Collin McCullough of Plattsburgh, N.Y.

Sunday

May 25, 2014 12:33 pm

Commencement 2014: Address by Isabel Wilkerson

Commencement 2014: Address by Isabel Wilkerson

Our country is in a crisis about “what we should do about our tangled inheritance…about the sins of the past and the injustices of the present.”

Sunday

May 25, 2014 12:00 pm

Multimedia: Commencement Weekend 2014

Multimedia: Commencement Weekend 2014

Below is multimedia coverage of Commencement 2014 including full video of the Commencement ceremony on May 25. Check back for…

Thursday

May 22, 2014 2:29 pm

Bates Commencement 2014: Press Kit

Bates Commencement 2014: Press Kit

Bates College held its 148th Commencement on Sunday, May 25, on the  Historic Quad. The college conferred honorary degrees on four leaders…