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Sunday

May 25, 2014 4:00 pm

Commencement 2014: ‘One thing you absolutely must do’

Commencement 2014: ‘One thing you absolutely must do’

If you were born in the U.S. before 1965, author Isabel Wilkerson told the Class of 2014 at Commencement, you were not born into a democracy.

Sunday

May 25, 2014 1:38 pm

Video: The shoes fit for Bates seniors and faculty at Commencement

Video: The shoes fit for Bates seniors and faculty at Commencement

Bates seniors and professors (and the Commencement piper) explain what their choice of shoewear says about the sole of the college.

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…

Wednesday

May 21, 2014 10:05 am

2014 Fulbright recipients: Ashley Lepre

Ashley Lepre ’13 is one of Bates’ 10 2014 Fulbright recipients.

Wednesday

May 21, 2014 9:45 am

2014 Fulbright recipients: Ellen Gawarkiewicz

Ellen Gawarkiewicz ’13 is one of Bates’ 10 Fulbright recipients for 2014.

Wednesday

May 21, 2014 9:37 am

2014 Fulbright recipients: Meg Ramey

Meg Ramey ’12 is one of Bates’ 10 Fulbright recipients for 2014.