Stories about "Events"
Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College
Picture story: MLK Day 2017

Friday, January 20, 2017 12:56 pm

Photographs of the many and varied people, places, and events capture the compelling Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance at Bates.

Khalil Gibran Muhammad gives the Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address on Jan. 16.
Campus events: Jan. 6–31, 2017

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 10:39 am

This is a listing of public events at Bates College during January 2017.

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 “one 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,...

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