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Thursday

July 18, 2013
8:00 am

Spencer joins select group of college leaders in Presidential Innovation Lab project

President Spencer is part of a new national group of college and university leaders who will explore ways in which new technological approaches to higher education might be used to boost the number of Americans able to earn a college degree.

Spencer joins select group of college leaders in Presidential Innovation Lab project

Monday

July 15, 2013
3:00 pm

‘Terrific showing’ as Bates Fund posts $6.27 million in gifts, 50 percent alumni participation

Alumni rallied to deliver several annual giving milestones to the 2012–13 Bates Fund.

‘Terrific showing’ as Bates Fund posts $6.27 million in gifts, 50 percent alumni participation

Monday

June 10, 2013
1:58 pm

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.

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

Sunday

May 26, 2013
3:23 pm

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.”

Stonyfield chair to Bates Class of 2013: Push back

Sunday

May 26, 2013
1:00 pm

Commencement 2013: Address by Gary Hirshberg

The graduates’ level of community engagement and real world applied learning, said Gary Hirshberg, “will be as critical a contributor to your futures as any academic achievement.”

Commencement 2013: Address by Gary Hirshberg

Sunday

May 26, 2013
11:00 am

Alumni parents celebrate children’s unique achievements

Following in their parents’ footprints may have led them to Bates, but children of alumni blaze their own trails on campus — and their families couldn’t be more proud.

Alumni parents celebrate children’s unique achievements

Tuesday

May 21, 2013
3:04 pm

Bates produces its largest-ever number of Fulbright grant recipients

Known as a top producer of students receiving Fulbright U.S. Student Grants, Bates will graduate 10 such students — a record number for the college.

Bates produces its largest-ever number of Fulbright grant recipients

Thursday

May 9, 2013
6:00 pm

Trustee Chair Emeritus E. Robert Kinney ’39, corporate and civic leader with ‘good, gutsy Maine business sense,’ dies at 96

Kinney was a model corporate leader, a former CEO of General Mills who “always ready with a helping hand.”

Trustee Chair Emeritus E. Robert Kinney ’39, corporate and civic leader with ‘good, gutsy Maine business sense,’ dies at 96

Friday

May 3, 2013
3:44 pm

Maine magazine profiles President Clayton Spencer

In the April issue of Maine Magazine, President Clayton Spencer talks about her love affair with Maine and her philosophy of “shared enterprise.”

Tuesday

April 23, 2013
3:00 pm

2013 Commencement honorary degrees announced; address by Stonyfield Farm’s Gary Hirshberg

The honorary degree candidates “show us how the values that define the Bates experience can shape, and take shape in, the world,” said President Spencer.

2013 Commencement honorary degrees announced; address by Stonyfield Farm’s Gary Hirshberg