Stories about "class of 2013"
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Stonyfield chair to Bates Class of 2013: Push back

Sunday, May 26, 2013 3:23 pm

"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."

Commencement speaker Gary Hirshberg told the graduates that "challenging the conventional wisdom can be scary. But everything that’s ever been important has happened because someone asked the powerful two words: Why not?" Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen.
Commencement 2013: Address by Gary Hirshberg

Sunday, May 26, 2013 1:00 pm

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."

From left, Donald Wason '79 with daughters Sarah '13 and Rebecca Wason St. Cyr '09 and wife Nancy '81. Rebecca holds her son -- future Bates Class of 2034?
Alumni parents celebrate children’s unique achievements

Sunday, May 26, 2013 11:00 am

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.

With the exception of Hakimah Abdul-Fattah and Cameron Sheldon, who were abroad, the 2013 Fulbright grant recipients attended a May 13 reception at the home of Bates President Clayton Spencer. From left: Catherine Tuttle, Libby Egan, Tara Prasad, Marisa Mohrer, Spencer, Valerie Jarvis, Hansen Johnson, Nora Flanagan, Taryn O'Connell. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Bates produces its largest-ever number of Fulbright grant recipients

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 3:04 pm

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.

2013 Davis Project for Peace recipient Aunt Myint '14. Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Three Bates students receive Davis Projects for Peace awards

Thursday, April 18, 2013 3:39 pm

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

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Yarn bomb is a different kind of benchwarmer

Friday, April 5, 2013 1:23 pm

Julia Foxworth '13 of New York City, at right, spent much of April 5 "bombing" a bench on Alumni Walk -- yarn bombing, that is.

Clay Baldo '13 explains a Chinese political poster during the Mount David Summit. Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College College.
China: State of the culture, culture of the state

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 4:39 pm

Three senior thesis projects presented during the Mount David Summit illustrated intriguing examples of the state role in Chinese culture.

Flanked by Senior Lecturer in Theater Kati Vecsey and theatrical technical director Michael Reidy, Travis Jones '13 discusses his work as a set designer during the Mount David Summit. Photograph by Rene Minnis.
Summer Student Work: High Line and high wires

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 11:31 am

Third in a series, Travis Jones '13 explores architectural spaces in New York City.

Press Herald columnist spotlights All-American story 'that begins in sorrow'

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 10:45 am

Portland Press Herald sports columnist Steve Solloway writes about Bates’ three new...

Exeter News-Letter profiles Loyalist reenactor Huebner '13

Tuesday, August 3, 2010 10:01 am

An Exeter News-Letter story traces sophomore Eli Huebner’s fascination with Revolutionary War...

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