Archives for "Alumni life"


May 25, 1998 1:28 pm

Profile of Bates' class of 1998

Profile of Bates’ class of 1998.


May 25, 1998 1:21 pm

Local residents among Bates grads

Fifteen area residents received bachelor’s degrees during Bates College’s 132nd commencement exercises Monday in an outdoor ceremony on the main quadrangle. Doris Kearns-Goodwin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, delivered the commencement address to an audience of some 3,000.


August 23, 1997 2:26 pm

Noted Harvard theologian to speak

Noted Harvard theologian Peter J. Gomes ’65, will discuss themes connected with his recently published best- seller The Good Book: Reading the Bible with Mind and Heart (Morrow, 1996) at his alma mater at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend the lecture free of charge.


June 5, 1997 11:22 am

Bates honors alumni during reunion weekend

The Alumni Distinguished Service Award will be given to Lewiston resident Jane Ault Lindholm, Bates class of ’37, as the college holds its 129th annual reunion from June 6 through June 8.


June 3, 1997 10:32 am

Andover student celebrates graduation by waterskiing on Lake Andrews

Stuart Abelson, a graduating senior from Andover, Mass., left Bates with a splash, when he waterskied across Lake Andrews on May 23, wearing a Bobcat mascot suit. Abelson was towed by a car driving alongside the two acre-size body of water that the students affectionately call “the puddle.” Abelson’s single pass on Lake Andrews lasted about 15 seconds.


May 26, 1997 12:50 pm

Nobel Prize winner Oscar Arias receives Bates degree

Former president of Costa Rica Oscar Arias told 472 Bates College graduates that the future of the world lies in “the defense of humanitarian values” at Monday’s outdoor commencement exercises before a crowd of 3,500.


May 26, 1997 12:41 pm

Area residents are among Bates grads

Twenty area residents received bachelor’s degrees during Bates College’s 131st commencement exercises on Monday (May 26) in an outdoor ceremony on the main quadrangle. Oscar Arias, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning former president of Costa Rica, delivered the commencement address to an audience of some 3,000.


March 17, 1997 9:32 am

Doug Elkins Dance Company to perform at Bates

The New York-based Doug Elkins Dance Company will perform at 8 p.m. March 26, in the Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.


October 4, 1996 11:21 am

"Wasted" to be staged

An English teacher at Edward Little High School in Auburn, Flynn did not determine the form or content of the play, subtitled “Thoughts Tasted, Moments Wasted: Perspectives on Bates College Culture 1995-96,” until he chose cast members. “We will collaboratively write a full-length play about Bates College culture in 14 days and mount the production in the following three weeks,” Flynn informed his troupe. “Wasted” will be performed with one 10-minute intermission. For more information, call the box office at 207-786-6161.


June 6, 1996 12:00 am

Gulbrandsen receives honorary degree

Longtime Wellesley resident Natalie Webber Gulbrandsen was one of four distinguished recipients of honorary degrees at the 130th commencement of Bates College on May 27.