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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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Monday

April 1, 2013 6:01 pm

Video: Rabble and royalty, medieval Londoners visit the 2013 Mount David Summit

Video: Rabble and royalty, medieval Londoners visit the 2013 Mount David Summit

Students in the junior-senior English seminar “Medieval London” assumed the identities of medieval Londoners at Mount David Summit. The Plague made a cameo appearance, too.

Friday

March 22, 2013 4:47 pm

At age 12, Mount David Summit is better than ever

At age 12, Mount David Summit is better than ever

The 12th Mount David Summit, Bates’ annual celebration of student academic achievement, begins at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 29, in Pettengill Hall.

Wednesday

September 5, 2012 3:45 pm

Convocation 2012 reveals common ground in art of compromise

Convocation 2012 reveals common ground in art of compromise

What’s political compromise got to do with a Bates education? As Convocation 2012 reveals, plenty.

Friday

August 31, 2012 12:37 pm

Focus will be on virtues of compromise as Bates greets Class of 2016

Welcoming the most selective and geographically diverse class in the school’s history, Bates begins its 2012-13 academic year Sept. 4.

Thursday

August 23, 2012 3:00 pm

AESOP is, and was, a great jumping-off point

AESOP is, and was, a great jumping-off point

For Monica Rodriguez ’12, AESOP in 2008 shaped her understanding of Bates and herself.

Friday

June 29, 2012 9:40 am

‘Clean Sweep’ sale raises record $21,000 to support local nonprofits

‘Clean Sweep’ sale raises record $21,000 to support local nonprofits

The 12th annual Clean Sweep sale raised a record $21,223 that will be divided among participating nonprofit organizations.

Thursday

June 7, 2012 12:47 pm

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

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.”

Sunday

May 27, 2012 3:57 pm

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

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.

Monday

April 9, 2012 3:39 pm

Multimedia: Highlights of the 2012 Mount David Summit

Multimedia: Highlights of the 2012 Mount David Summit

A day when Bates students “take the lid off” the exceptional academic work done every single day.

Monday

April 2, 2012 3:24 pm

Once again, Mount David Summit is a peak experience

Once again, Mount David Summit is a peak experience

Just imagine the emotions reigning during the Mount David Summit, from pride in intellectual accomplishment to the exuberance of playing to an eager audience.