Archives for "Commencement"
May 26, 2005 11:44 am
Five honorary degree recipients will speak at the 139th commencement at Bates on May 30. They are composer Thomas Jefferson “T.J.” Anderson, theoretical biologist Lynn Margulis, entrepreneur and engineer Paul Soros and his wife, Daisy M. Soros, and NBC Nightly News anchor and managing editor Brian Williams.
May 31, 2004 8:50 am
A beloved former dean of admissions was one of four eminent speakers to offer advice and counsel to 450 graduating Bates College seniors today during the college’s 138th commencement ceremony.
April 10, 2004 12:41 pm
Four honorary degree recipients will speak at the 138th commencement at Bates College May 31, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen announced today.
May 27, 2002 3:38 pm
Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg asked Bates College’s graduating class Monday to join him as “allies in a movement that is about 300 years old – the movement known as the Enlightenment.”
May 24, 2002 9:51 am
Four area residents will receive bachelor’s degrees during Bates College’s 136th commencement exercises Monday, May 27, in an outdoor ceremony on the main campus quadrangle. Stephen Weinberg, noted physicist and Nobel laureate, will receive an honorary doctor of science degree and deliver the commencement address. In his last commencement before retiring, Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College, will confer bachelor’s degrees on approximately 420 seniors at 10 a.m. in an outdoor ceremony in front of Coram Library. In the event of rain, graduation exercises will be held in the nearby Margaret Hopkins Merrill Gymnasium.
May 14, 2002 2:09 pm
Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg, recognized internationally as one of the world’s most profound thinkers and as a scientist who bridges the literacy gap for general audiences, will receive an honorary doctor of science degree and speak at the 136th commencement at Bates College.
June 14, 2001 8:53 am
Don’t let anxiety about income prevent you from seeking a balance in life, former Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich told Bates College graduates, their families and friends during Commencement exercises Monday, June 4.
May 15, 2001 4:16 pm
Robert B. Reich, U.S. Secretary of Labor during President Bill Clinton’s first term, will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree and speak at the 135th commencement at Bates College Monday, June 4, in an outdoor ceremony on the quad in front of Coram Library.
May 29, 2000 2:15 pm
As members of the world’s family, affluent nations should forgive the debt of Third World nations, Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu told Bates College graduates, family and friends during commencement exercises Monday, May 29.
May 26, 2000 2:07 pm
Eleven area residents will receive bachelor’s degrees during Bates College’s 134th commencement exercises Monday, May 29, in an outdoor ceremony on the main campus quadrangle.