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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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Tuesday

April 23, 2013 3:00 pm

2013 Commencement honorary degrees announced; address by Stonyfield Farm’s Gary Hirshberg

2013 Commencement honorary degrees announced; address by Stonyfield Farm’s Gary Hirshberg

The honorary degree candidates “show us how the values that define the Bates experience can shape, and take shape in, the world,” said President Spencer.

Tuesday

April 9, 2013 4:31 pm

Pringle ’98, star of hip-hop ‘Othello,’ tells Time Out Chicago how Bates theater helped his rap artistry

Pringle ’98, star of hip-hop ‘Othello,’ tells Time Out Chicago how Bates theater helped his rap artistry

Rapper, writer, actor and director Postell Pringle ’98 is winning rave reviews for his star turn this spring in the title role of “Othello: The Remix” at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

Tuesday

April 9, 2013 3:06 pm

Bangor Daily News profiles Whitten ’94, romance writers’ Librarian of the Year

Bangor Daily News profiles Whitten ’94, romance writers’ Librarian of the Year

Whitten is a circulation assistant at Bangor Public Library who several years ago co-founded the library’s Not Your Ordinary Book Club.

Wednesday

March 6, 2013 12:10 pm

Pangallo ’03 directs 17th-century comedy ‘Swaggering Damsel’

Pangallo ’03 directs 17th-century comedy ‘Swaggering Damsel’

“The Swaggering Damsel,” a 17th-century comedy, appears in Bates College performances on Thursday through Sunday, March 21-24.

Monday

March 4, 2013 12:35 pm

Local alumni share how Bates prepared them for the workplace

Local alumni share how Bates prepared them for the workplace

Four alumni panelists discuss the connections between the classroom and their careers.

Monday

February 25, 2013 5:52 pm

LA Times reviews Christmas in Hanoi featuring Joseph Kim ’96

LA Times reviews Christmas in Hanoi featuring Joseph Kim ’96

Written by Eddie Borey, the cross-cultural family drama Christmas in Hanoi features Joseph Kim ’96 in one of the lead roles.

Monday

February 25, 2013 11:02 am

Media describe arc of newspaperman Brian McGrory ’84, new Boston Globe editor

Media describe arc of newspaperman Brian McGrory ’84, new Boston Globe editor

McGrory once served 52 readers as a Boston Globe paperboy and now serves over a million as the paper’s new editor.

Monday

February 25, 2013 9:32 am

Gallagher ’11 makes a splash in D.C. schools, garners hometown attention

Gallagher ’11 makes a splash in D.C. schools, garners hometown attention

Drew Gallagher ’11 believes all his students “have the ability to rise.”

Wednesday

February 20, 2013 11:16 am

Strictly Business profiles Home Bistro’s Dave Thompson ’81

Strictly Business profiles Home Bistro’s Dave Thompson ’81

Let Dave Thompson ’81 put dinner on your table.

Tuesday

February 19, 2013 3:38 pm

Oregonian profiles Your Brandlive app developed by Brumder ’01

Oregonian profiles Your Brandlive app developed by Brumder ’01

It’s a kick to Skype with Grandma or a job candidate, but would you want to have an interactive video session with your favorite retailer?