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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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Thursday

August 29, 2013 11:54 am

Bates welcomes the high-achieving, highly diverse Class of 2017

Bates welcomes the high-achieving, highly diverse Class of 2017

Bates’ Convocation, on Sept. 3, marks the opening of the school year and the formal entry of the 502 members of the Class of 2017.

Monday

July 8, 2013 10:15 am

Clean Sweep 2013 raises nearly $17,000 for local organizations

Clean Sweep 2013 raises nearly $17,000 for local organizations

Bates’ 2013 Clean Sweep sale raised nearly $17,000 for local nonprofits.

Thursday

June 13, 2013 7:27 am

Multimedia: Reunion 2013

Multimedia: Reunion 2013

Welcome to complete multimedia coverage of Reunion 2013 at Bates College. Reunion Parade Video scenes from the Annual Alumni Reunion…

Tuesday

June 11, 2013 6:39 pm

Revealed: Who coined the distinctive Bates cheer ‘Great day to be a Bobcat’?

Revealed: Who coined the distinctive Bates cheer ‘Great day to be a Bobcat’?

Reunion Weekend was an opportune time to discover who coined the cheer “Great day to be a Bobcat.”

Monday

June 10, 2013 1:58 pm

Why go to college? It means a meaningful life, says psychologist Jill Reich

Why go to college? It means a meaningful life, says psychologist Jill Reich

If you want to know how the Bates education addresses student needs, developmental and intellectual, it’s hard to imagine anyone better equipped than Jill Reich.

Monday

June 10, 2013 9:57 am

Adams ’92 receives Stangle Award for Distinguished Service

Adams ’92 receives Stangle Award for Distinguished Service

Established in 2012, the Stangle Award recognizes leaders who help Bates people become better professionals in their careers and volunteer work.

Monday

June 10, 2013 9:43 am

Sleeper ’08 receives Distinguished Young Alumni Award

Sleeper ’08 receives Distinguished Young Alumni Award

The Distinguished Young Alumni Award is presented to a recent graduate for exceptional volunteer service to Bates and distinction in his or her career.

Friday

May 31, 2013 1:18 pm

Attention, L-A shoppers! Bates’ popular Clean Sweep sale returns June 15

Attention, L-A shoppers! Bates’ popular Clean Sweep sale returns June 15

Bates’ popular “Clean Sweep” sale returns for the 13th year on Saturday, June 15.

Thursday

May 30, 2013 3:30 pm

Commencement attracts news coverage near and far

Commencement attracts news coverage near and far

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

Sunday

May 26, 2013 3:23 pm

Stonyfield chair to Bates Class of 2013: Push back

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.”