Archives for "Commencement"

Friday

June 4, 2010 10:26 am

2010 Commencement honorand addresses

A pioneering choreographer, leading researchers in the fields of climate change and reproduction, a best-selling novelist and one of television’s…

Thursday

June 3, 2010 5:55 pm

BatesNews Monthly Update: June 2010

For Bates alumni, parents, and friends, here is a look back at stories that represent some of the major Bates…

Wednesday

June 2, 2010 2:20 pm

Slide show features 2010 Commencement day photos

* View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. Always uplifting, the 2010 Commencement ceremony had a conversational, convivial spirit,…

Wednesday

June 2, 2010 2:20 pm

Slide show features 2010 Commencement weekend photos

* View the slide show below by clicking the thumbnails. Graduates and their families enjoyed a weekend of activities that…

Sunday

May 30, 2010 2:46 pm

Commencement message: Don't compare yourself to others, says journalist Pauley

“I saw this headline,” renowned television journalist Jane Pauley told the 455 members of the Bates College class of 2010: ” ‘Inspiration is everywhere, but you have to be looking.’ May you find inspiration everywhere you look.” Pauley was one of five honorary degree recipients at the College’s 144th commencement ceremony.

Wednesday

May 26, 2010 3:21 pm

Bates announces Commencement 2010 honorands, speakers

The 2010 Bates honorands are:
Rennie Harris, the choreographer who brought hip hop to the mainstream world of dance;
James McCarthy, a scientist recognized internationally for helping to communicate the science of climate change;
Jane Pauley, the veteran television journalist;
Elizabeth Strout, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and 1977 Bates graduate;
and Teresa Woodruff, a researcher responsible for pioneering work in the care of women who will become infertile due to cancer treatment.

Monday

March 1, 2010 5:18 pm

Trustees: Suggestions welcome for future honorands

Normally four or five in number, our honorary degree recipients are diverse persons of great distinction whose achievements are consonant with the values of Bates College.

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 12:56 pm

The Bates Mace

The Bates mace, seen here cradled by Professor of Sociology Sawyer Sylvester, symbolizes academic authority — an understandable connection, since…

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 12:10 pm

Your Page: Regarding Harry

Of all people, Harry Rowe ’12 would know that some things take awhile

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 12:01 pm

Pearls and Swine

Fareed Zakaria’s wise words pique professors’ interest