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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.

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Video: Commencement 2015 highlights

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 2:22 pm

Video highlights of the 2015 Commencement ceremony at the college on May 31, 2015.

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Multimedia: 19 moments from Commencement 2015

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 8:29 am

Nineteen moments, in photographs and video, from the Class of 2015's final hours together on May 31, 2015.

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Video: Bates graduates explain what’s in a name…their name

Monday, June 1, 2015 10:18 am

Seniors at Commencement 2015 explain what's in a name...their name.

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Video: Commencement 2015 livestream video clips

Monday, June 1, 2015 8:04 am

Livestream video of 2015 Bates Commencement from processional to recessional.

Alex Bolden '15 of Cleveland offered the Senior Address at Commencement 2015 -- and had good news to share about a proposal. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Commencement: Bates Class of 2015 shares a ‘love that can change the world’

Sunday, May 31, 2015 4:04 pm

The power of love and the surprising unity of human endeavor were twin themes of Commencement 2015.

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Slideshow: Bates Baccalaureate Service 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015 4:00 pm

The annual Baccalaureate Service provides an opportunity for graduating seniors and their guests to reflect and celebrate, to rejoice and give thanks.

Award-winning mathematician and Princeton professor Manjul Bhargava offered the Commencement address at Bates' 2015 Commencement. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Commencement 2015: Manjul Bhargava’s address

Sunday, May 31, 2015 2:02 pm

Video and text of the 2015 Bates Commencement address by mathematician Manjul Bhargava

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Commencement 2015: Alexander Bolden’s senior address

Sunday, May 31, 2015 12:34 pm

Video and text of the Senior Address at Commencement 2015 by Alexander Bolden

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Scholar-Athlete Society inducts 43 during 2015 Commencement Weekend ceremony

Sunday, May 31, 2015 8:03 am

The Scholar-Athlete Society inducted five alumni, longtime multi-sport coach Bob Flynn, and 37 graduating seniors.

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