Stories about "Events"
President Clayton Spencer follows as the college mace bearer, Charles Franklin Phillips Professor of Economics Michael Murray, leads the Convocation 2016 Recessional away from Coram Library. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
College a ‘perfect time to take stock,’ Gediman tells 2016 Convocation

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 2:56 pm

Dan Gediman, co-creator of the "This I Believe" media project, offered encouraging words to the Bates College Class of 2020 at Convocation on Sept. 6.

Rep. John Lewis offers Bates' 2016 Commencement address.
Civil Rights leader Rep. John Lewis to deliver 2016 Commencement address, joining honorands Lisa Genova ’92, Daniel Gilbert and Robert Witt ’62

Friday, April 1, 2016 11:24 am

Often called β€œone of the most courageous persons the civil rights movement ever produced,” Lewis will deliver the Bates Commencement address and receive an honorary degree on Sunday, May 29.

The Holmes Brothers return to Bates on July 31 for a Concert on the Quad.
Concerts on the Quad: Jonathan Brown, Holmes Brothers and Lady Lamb the Beekeeper

Monday, June 16, 2014 3:42 pm

Concerts on the Quad 2014 presents music ranging from fingerstyle guitar to folk-rock.

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Concerts on the Quad 2014: Jonathan Brown, guitarist-singer

Monday, June 16, 2014 3:07 pm

Country guitarist-singer Jonathan Brown opens Bates College's Concerts on the Quad series on July 17.

The Holmes Brothers return to Bates on July 31 for a Concert on the Quad.
Concerts on the Quad 2014: The Holmes Brothers

Monday, June 16, 2014 3:00 pm

The soulfully eclectic Holmes Brothers perform a Bates Concert on the Quad on July 31.

Lady Lamb the Beekeeper. (Shervin Lainez)
Concerts on the Quad 2014: Lady Lamb the Beekeeper

Monday, June 16, 2014 1:50 pm

One-of-a-kind songwriter Lady Lamb the Beekeeper performs a Concert on the Quad on Aug. 14.

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."

Bates College Bollywood fills the stage with colorful movement during Sangai Asia's presentation of Asia Night. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Slideshow: 2014 Arts Crawl

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 10:40 am

For the fourth year, the Bates Arts Collaborative presented the Arts Crawl,...

The members of the Bates Class of 2013 gathered in Underhill Arena on Friday, May 24 for their class photo. Photo by Mike Bradley/Bates College.
Commencement attracts news coverage near and far

Thursday, May 30, 2013 3:30 pm

News outlets in Maine and a number of other states presented coverage of this year's event.

The members of the Bates Class of 2013 gathered in Underhill Arena on Friday, May 24 for their class photo. Photo by Mike Bradley/Bates College.
The Class of 2013, by the numbers

Friday, May 24, 2013 10:17 am

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

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