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Fields Medal winner Manjul Bhargava to give 2015 Commencement address, joining honorands Mark Abelson, Thomas Moser and Joan Benoit Samuelson

Bates will confer honorary degrees on four leaders in medicine, mathematics, American furniture design and athletics during the college’s 149th Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 31. Manjul Bhargava, winner of the 2014 Fields…

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Sunday

May 26, 2013 2:35 pm

Commencement 2013: Senior address by Thomas Holmberg

Commencement 2013: Senior address by Thomas Holmberg

“I have this very special opportunity to speak before you today and deliver my love letter to you, Bates College,” said Thomas Holmberg.

Sunday

May 26, 2013 1:00 pm

Commencement 2013: Address by Gary Hirshberg

Commencement 2013: Address by Gary Hirshberg

The graduates’ level of community engagement and real world applied learning, said Gary Hirshberg, “will be as critical a contributor to your futures as any academic achievement.”

Sunday

May 26, 2013 1:00 pm

Commencement 2013: Honorand citations and conferrals for Cronon, Hansen, Hirshberg, Pinn

Commencement 2013: Honorand citations and conferrals for Cronon, Hansen, Hirshberg, Pinn

The following are the honorary degree citations and conferrals for William Cronon, Elaine Tuttle Hansen, Gary Hirshberg and Vivian Pinn,…

Sunday

May 26, 2013 11:00 am

Alumni parents celebrate children’s unique achievements

Alumni parents celebrate children’s unique achievements

Following in their parents’ footprints may have led them to Bates, but children of alumni blaze their own trails on campus — and their families couldn’t be more proud.

Friday

May 24, 2013 10:17 am

The Class of 2013, by the numbers

The Class of 2013, by the numbers

For those who like statistics, here’s how this year’s graduates stack up.

Wednesday

May 22, 2013 3:32 pm

Scientific American quotes Adler ’00 research on negative emotions and well-being

Scientific American quotes Adler ’00 research on negative emotions and well-being

Under the headline “Negative Emotions are Key to Well-Being,” Scientific American writer Tori Rodriguez cites research by Jonathan Adler ’00…

Wednesday

May 22, 2013 2:33 pm

Sunday Telegram profiles Metropolis Ensemble founder Andrew Cyr ’96

Sunday Telegram profiles Metropolis Ensemble founder Andrew Cyr ’96

With Metropolis Ensemble, Andrew Cyr is meeting his goals of attracting nontraditional classical audiences and giving young classical music composers a chance.

Wednesday

May 22, 2013 2:15 pm

Boston Spirit Magazine blog profiles On the Town actor John Ambrosino ’01

Boston Spirit Magazine blog profiles On the Town actor John Ambrosino ’01

Ambrosino has a lead role in the production of On the Town at Boston’s Lyric Stage, May 10 to June 8.

Thursday

May 9, 2013 6:00 pm

Trustee Chair Emeritus E. Robert Kinney ’39, corporate and civic leader with ‘good, gutsy Maine business sense,’ dies at 96

Trustee Chair Emeritus E. Robert Kinney ’39, corporate and civic leader with ‘good, gutsy Maine business sense,’ dies at 96

Kinney was a model corporate leader, a former CEO of General Mills who “always ready with a helping hand.”

Monday

May 6, 2013 3:23 pm

Slideshow: Student athletes get into GAME Day

Slideshow: Student athletes get into GAME Day

At the May 4 event, a panel of alumni shared how students can leverage their athletics experience for career success.