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After Baccalaureate, the Bobcat carries two graduating seniors into the sunset. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 9:00 am

May was filled with learning, laughing and a few goodbyes. Photographs by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Sarah Crosby.

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Video: Alumni Parade at Reunion 2014

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 1:19 pm

Video by Lincoln Benedict, celebrating his first Reunion officially as a member of the 5th Reunion Class of 2009, but a veteran of past Reunion multimedia coverage.

William J. Chick Leahey Jr. '52 poses with his wife, Ruth, at the Annual Gathering of the Alumni Association on June 7, 2014. (H. Lincoln Benedict '09)
William “Chick” Leahey ’52, celebrated Bates baseball coach, receives Papaioanou Award for Extraordinary Service

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 3:26 pm

Leahey was joined by fellow award recipients Esther Rosenthal Mechler '64, Christian Rogers ’04 and Katherine Papadonis Rogers ’04, Elizabeth Metz McNab ’64, and Victoria Wyeth ’01.

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10 Bates students and alumni awarded Fulbright grants

Thursday, June 5, 2014 8:38 am

Recognized as a "top producer" of prestigious Fulbright grants, Bates again runs true to form.

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Video: Commencement sights, sounds and moments that will last a lifetime

Thursday, May 29, 2014 11:23 am

Commencement is filled with sights, sounds and emotional moments that last a lifetime.

Add all these steps  together, and what you get is another great Bates Commencement. Shown: Commencement 2014. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: 27 Commencement moments

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 5:53 pm

Photographs from Commencement morning show how four years culminates in a few very joyous hours on the Historic Quad.

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Commencement 2014: ‘One thing you absolutely must do’

Sunday, May 25, 2014 4:00 pm

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.

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

Sunday, May 25, 2014 1:38 pm

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

Isabel Wilkerson address the Class of 2014 during  Bates' 148th commencement. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Commencement 2014: Address by Isabel Wilkerson

Sunday, May 25, 2014 12:33 pm

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."

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Video: The Bobcat’s 1997 waterskiing trek across Lake Andrews and into college lore

Friday, May 23, 2014 10:33 am

When the Bobcat (Stu Abelson '97) waterskied across Lake Andrews 17 years ago today, ABC News was there to cover the story. Take a look!

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