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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

Thursday

April 18, 2013
3:39 pm

Three Bates students receive Davis Projects for Peace awards

Initiatives to foster Mideast dialogue and nurture collaborative conversations in Myanmar have garnered Davis Project for Peace awards for three students.

Three Bates students receive Davis Projects for Peace awards

Wednesday

April 17, 2013
2:43 pm

Marcus ’82 offers first-hand accounts of Boston Marathon bombings and aftermath for Esquire

Jon Marcus ’82 describes solidarity and resolve in the aftermath of the April 15 bombings.

Marcus ’82 offers first-hand accounts of Boston Marathon bombings and aftermath for Esquire

Tuesday

April 16, 2013
1:52 pm

Bates leads the pack in March Mania competition

Spurred by the mantra “Beat Colby,” Bates’ young alumni have secured their first March Mania victory in the challenge’s four-year history.

Bates leads the pack in March Mania competition