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Fields Medal winner Manjul Bhargava to give 2015 Commencement address, joining honorands Mark Abelson, Thomas Moser and Joan Benoit Samuelson

Bates will confer honorary degrees on four leaders in medicine, mathematics, American furniture design and athletics during the college’s 149th Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 31. Manjul Bhargava, winner of the 2014 Fields…


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March 25, 2010 2:21 pm

Senior Exhibition 2010: Emma Scott

Scott’s photography presents networks of images surrounding each of her subjects, members of Tubeho, a community of people in Kigali,…


March 25, 2010 2:20 pm

Senior Exhibition 2010: Cory Sanderson

Proceeding from an interest in depictions of the human form, Sanderson combines drawing, collage and monoprinting to manipulate advertisements. “I…


March 25, 2010 1:40 pm

Senior Exhibition 2010: Heidi Judkins

Judkins uses seemingly mundane commercial objects on a large scale. Consumerist objects made of utilitarian materials such as aluminum foil…


March 1, 2010 5:18 pm

Trustees: Suggestions welcome for future honorands

Normally four or five in number, our honorary degree recipients are diverse persons of great distinction whose achievements are consonant with the values of Bates College.


January 4, 2010 1:55 pm

Slide show features a 2009 retrospective

• Click the thumbnails to view the slide show above Through this retrospective slide show, we invite you to look…


November 4, 2009 8:02 am

Slide show features Parents and Family Weekend 2009

* View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. Parents and Family Weekend 2009, held this year Oct. 2-4, featured…


September 11, 2009 1:59 pm

Hansen to new students: It’s about good choices

The ceremony beginning Bates’ 155th academic year on Sept. 9 took place on a choice afternoon, sunny and mild, and explored in depth the concept of choice — no small issue for 470 first-year students confronted with new freedom to make their own choices.


August 31, 2009 8:33 am

Famed author, first Native American Pulitzer winner, to give Otis Lecture

N. Scott Momaday, whose novel “House Made of Dawn” in 1969 earned him the first Pulitzer Prize awarded to a Native American, offers the annual Otis Lecture at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


August 5, 2009 2:57 pm

Bates Dance Festival, Lakeside Concerts offer season finales

The Bates Dance Festival and the Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series end their seasons in high style this weekend, starting Thursday, Aug. 6, with the first of two “Different Voices” dance festival performances and a concert by Réveillons!, a Québécois folk band.


July 23, 2009 3:34 pm

Dance festival musicians take the stage in Midsummer Lakeside series

The collaboration of Bates Dance Festival musicians known as the One World Music Ensemble performs this week’s installment of the 2009 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 30, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college’s Lake Andrews.