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Thursday

May 30, 2013
3:30 pm

Commencement attracts news coverage near and far

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

Commencement attracts news coverage near and far

Sunday

May 26, 2013
3:23 pm

Stonyfield chair to Bates Class of 2013: Push back

“Many of the so-called experts have been wrong and now need to be second-guessed,” the co-founder and chairman of organic yogurt maker Stonyfield Farm told the Bates Class of 2013. “And that’s actually your job.”

Stonyfield chair to Bates Class of 2013: Push back

Sunday

May 26, 2013
1:00 pm

Commencement 2013: Address by Gary Hirshberg

The graduates’ level of community engagement and real world applied learning, said Gary Hirshberg, “will be as critical a contributor to your futures as any academic achievement.”

Commencement 2013: Address by Gary Hirshberg

Sunday

May 26, 2013
1:00 pm

Commencement 2013: Honorand citations and conferrals for Cronon, Hansen, Hirshberg, Pinn

The following are the honorary degree citations and conferrals for William Cronon, Elaine Tuttle Hansen, Gary Hirshberg and Vivian Pinn,…

Commencement 2013: Honorand citations and conferrals for Cronon, Hansen, Hirshberg, Pinn

Tuesday

April 23, 2013
3:00 pm

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.

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

Thursday

June 7, 2012
12:47 pm

For alumni children, graduation is a story with a new ending

At Commencement, alumni and their graduating children talk about the ever-stronger “Bates vibe.”

For alumni children, graduation is a story with a new ending

Sunday

May 27, 2012
3:57 pm

With Bassler, De Niro, Ifill, the star power shines at Commencement 2012

In a ceremony rich with laughs thanks to honorands Bonnie Bassler, Robert De Niro and Gwen Ifill, 463 Bates graduates received their diplomas on May 27.

With Bassler, De Niro, Ifill, the star power shines at Commencement 2012