Archives for "honorands"
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.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 12:03 pm
The Bates Communications Office is making available the following resources to journalists...
Thursday, May 22, 2014 2:29 pm
Bates College held its 148th Commencement on Sunday, May 25, on the Historic Quad....
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 4:17 pm
Bates presents lecturers offering insight into mathematics and medical technology on Feb. 26 and 28.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 1:15 pm
An internationally renowned pianist based at Bates, a leading scholar on the...
Sunday, May 27, 2007 12:08 pm
"If you want to solve all the problems that we're facing in this world, it's unlikely that the people and ideas that got us to where we are will be the ones that are going to get us to a different place," Segway inventor Dean Kamen told 464 graduates at Bates College' 141st Commencement.
Tuesday, April 2, 1996 11:18 am
Instead of addressing the audience of about 1,000, Rostropovich, the retired music director of the National Symphony in Washington, performed the Sarabande in C Major from Bach's Suites for Unaccompanied Cello after accepting an honorary doctor of humane letters degree during Bates' annual Founders Day Convocation. His listeners responded with a standing ovation.