Stories about "Events"
This year's co-coordinators of the college's Orientation-week Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program  are, from left, neuroscience major Katie Hartnett ’18 of St. Paul, Minn., geology major Kurt Niiler ’18, of Freedom, N.H., and environmental studies major Adair Andre '18 of Edina, Minn. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
AESOP student leaders gear up for Orientation centerpiece

Friday, August 25, 2017 10:40 am

The sweet spot of any AESOP trip — the three-night, four-day excursions each incoming first-year takes during Orientation — is the third day.

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Video: Bates Commencement livestream clips

Friday, June 2, 2017 11:57 am

Clips of Bates Commencement 2017, including grads receiving diplomas, honorary degree presentations, and the Commencement address by Geoffrey Canada.

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Q&A: Commencement’s senior speaker will distill four years at Bates

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:42 pm

Molly Chisholm is the soon-to-be Bates College graduate who will speak on behalf of her classmates at the college's Commencement on May 28.

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Picture story: Arts Crawl 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017 12:03 pm

View photography of the 2017 Arts Crawl, an annual event celebrating the spontaneous spirit that makes Bates arts shine.

Children read books from the Picture Book Collection in Ladd Library during the college's 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Picture story: MLK Day 2017

Friday, January 20, 2017 12:56 pm

Photographs of the many and varied people, places, and events capture the compelling Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance at Bates.

Khalil Gibran Muhammad gives the Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address on Jan. 16.
Campus events: Jan. 6–31, 2017

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 10:39 am

This is a listing of public events at Bates College during January 2017.

President Clayton Spencer follows as the college mace bearer, Charles Franklin Phillips Professor of Economics Michael Murray, leads the Convocation 2016 Recessional away from Coram Library. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
College a ‘perfect time to take stock,’ Gediman tells 2016 Convocation

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 2:56 pm

Dan Gediman, co-creator of the "This I Believe" media project, offered encouraging words to the Bates College Class of 2020 at Convocation on Sept. 6.

Rep. John Lewis offers Bates' 2016 Commencement address.
Civil Rights leader Rep. John Lewis to deliver 2016 Commencement address, joining honorands Lisa Genova ’92, Daniel Gilbert and Robert Witt ’62

Friday, April 1, 2016 11:24 am

Often called “one of the most courageous persons the civil rights movement ever produced,” Lewis will deliver the Bates Commencement address and receive an honorary degree on Sunday, May 29.

The Holmes Brothers return to Bates on July 31 for a Concert on the Quad.
Concerts on the Quad: Jonathan Brown, Holmes Brothers and Lady Lamb the Beekeeper

Monday, June 16, 2014 3:42 pm

Concerts on the Quad 2014 presents music ranging from fingerstyle guitar to folk-rock.

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Concerts on the Quad 2014: Jonathan Brown, guitarist-singer

Monday, June 16, 2014 3:07 pm

Country guitarist-singer Jonathan Brown opens Bates College's Concerts on the Quad series on July 17.

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