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Wednesday

September 8, 2010
3:09 pm

Video: Awaiting Convocation, profs say what they’re eager to teach

As the Hathorn bells call the campus to Convocation on Sept. 7, professors Jane Costlow, Dykstra Eusden ’80, Kathy Low,…

Wednesday

August 25, 2010
10:17 am

Events Schedule: September 2010

Hello from Bates! Here is a preview of public events at the college in September 2010.

Friday

September 11, 2009
1:59 pm

Hansen to new students: It’s about good choices

The ceremony beginning Bates’ 155th academic year on Sept. 9 took place on a choice afternoon, sunny and mild, and explored in depth the concept of choice — no small issue for 470 first-year students confronted with new freedom to make their own choices.

Thursday

August 27, 2009
11:42 am

First-years asked to act on climate change as academic year begins

As Bates College prepares for the start of its 144th academic year, the college is asking its 470 arriving first-year students to join together in researching and taking action on carbon emissions and climate change.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
3:09 pm

Called to the table

Conversations about food remind us that a liberal education prepares the whole human being for life.

Wednesday

October 1, 2008
12:00 pm

Slide show presents memories from Class of 2012 orientation

Orientation for the Class of 2012, held Aug. 25- Sept. 3, helped ease first-year students into Bates life by offering…

Thursday

September 4, 2008
9:33 am

More about the Class of 2012

Although the final numbers are subject to change, some 1,760 students are expected on campus this fall and 154 will be attending Bates-approved programs off campus. New to Bates are 525 first-year students and 20 transfer students, drawn from a record 5,098 applications.

Tuesday

September 2, 2008
9:24 am

Imber to address 2008 Convocation gathering

Celebrating its 154th academic year and the first day of classes, the Bates community will gather for Convocation at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3, on the historic Quad near Campus Avenue.
Margaret A. Imber, associate professor of classical and medieval studies, will deliver the 2008 Convocation address.

Thursday

August 30, 2007
11:11 am

A look at famed mother and daughter opens Bates' 153rd academic year

Bates College opens its 153rd academic year with a convocation ceremony featuring John R. Cole, Thomas Hedley Reynolds Professor of History, at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, on the historic Quad near Campus Avenue.

Wednesday

August 23, 2000
3:31 pm

Jonathan Kozol to deliver convocation address

Jonathan Kozol, who has combined a career in teaching and social activism with more than 30 years of writing about the needs of America’s poorest children, will officially open the 146th academic year at Bates College with the convocation address “Ordinary Resurrections” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, on the college’s main quadrangle. The public is invited to attend the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education free of charge. Rain site will be the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.