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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‚Äôs 149th Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 31. Manjul Bhargava, winner of the 2014 Fields…

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Tuesday

October 1, 1996 10:26 am

Environment keys parents and families weekend

“The Bates Environment” is the keynote for Bates College’s annual Parents and Families Weekend Oct. 4-6, as the college celebrates its new program in environmental studies and focuses on the human and natural ecology of the campus.

Thursday

August 29, 1996 10:42 am

Class of 2000 arrives

Some remarkable young people — including an inventor, artists and unusual athletes — are entering the class of 2000, college officials say. Bates begins the new academic year with some 1,694 students. That number includes 493 first-year students and eight transfers, according to dean of admissions Wylie Mitchell.

Tuesday

June 18, 1996 11:22 am

Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series to be held

The Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series will present five Thursday evening musical performances on the open-air terrace overlooking Lake Andrews behind the Olin Arts Center. All concerts begin at 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

June 6, 1996 12:00 am

Gulbrandsen receives honorary degree

Longtime Wellesley resident Natalie Webber Gulbrandsen was one of four distinguished recipients of honorary degrees at the 130th commencement of Bates College on May 27.

Tuesday

June 4, 1996 11:08 am

Hundreds of alumni to come

Some 800 Bates graduates and their families will return to campus this weekend, June 7-9, for the annual Alumni Reunion festivities, which include panel discussions, seminars and arts events, as well as the popular reunion parade and luncheon on Saturday.

Monday

May 27, 1996 11:39 am

Local residents among 1996 graduates

Fifteen area residents received bachelor’s degrees during Bates College’s 130th commencement exercises on Monday (May 27) in an outdoor ceremony on the main quadrangle. The distinguished Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe delivered the commencement address to an audience of some 3,000.

Tuesday

January 30, 1996 9:31 am

Alumnus to perform annual Gremley concert

Pianist Duncan Cumming ’93 performs the third annual Florence Pennell Gremley Concert at 3 p.m. Feb. 11 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

January 22, 1996 10:26 am

Haffner Trio to perform

An internationally acclaimed trio of classical musicians will perform at Bates College on Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

January 18, 1996 10:13 am

Bates' 77th annual college winter carnival

The Roaring Twenties” has been selected as the theme for the 77th annual Bates College Winter Carnival, which begins Thursday (1/18) with a ceremonial torch-lighting at the Statehouse in Augusta and a relay to the campus by student runners.