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AMERLING, Friedrich von(b. 1803, Wien, d. 1887, Wien) Portrait of Count István Széchenyi1836 Oil on canvas, 250 x 165 cmHungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest
Bates announces Fulbright Student awards for 2021–22

Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:14 am

Meet the eight new graduates and young alumni who have been offered Fulbright Student awards to teach or conduct research abroad in 2021-22.

Picture Story: ‘Gems of love, gems of endurance’ at Bates Commencement 2021

Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:21 pm

The immersive photography of Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo shines brightly in this picture story about Commencement 2021 on May 27.

Professor Emeritus of Biology Robert M. Chute, ‘scientific poet’ and environmentalist, dies at age 95

Friday, May 28, 2021 11:22 am

Chute, who served on the Bates faculty from 1962 to 1992 and as director of the Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area, died April 28, 2021.

The College's 155th Commencement will look a little different, but most of it remains the same.The chairs on the Historic Quad, walking across the steps of Coram, your classmates and friends, family, and representatives of the faculty are here. This certainly has been a challenging year, but we know it was also filled with joys and successes.You have all worked so hard to get to this day and we are ready to celebrate your accomplishments.To members of the Bates community and beyond, we invite you to join the celebration with as it streams live on our website at bates.edu/commencement/live and on our Facebook page.Parents and loved ones, if you wish share memories or congratulate your student, use the #Bates2021 hashtag and we'll share our favorites!⁣Link to watch our livestream is in our bio. ⁣(Theophil Syslo/Bates College)#Bates2021 #BatesCollege #Commencement #Classof2021
With a doubleheader Commencement on May 27, Bates celebrates Class of 2021

Thursday, May 27, 2021 1:02 pm

After a year's absence, Bates celebrated an in-person Commencement on May 27, featuring two ceremonies on a bluebird day with all the comforts of familiar rituals, including words of wisdom and love.

21 frequently (and infrequently) asked questions about Bates Commencement on May 27

Friday, May 21, 2021 2:39 pm

For our Class of 2021 seniors, here are 21 frequently, and infrequently, asked questions about this year's Commencement.

Campus Construction Update: May 20, 2021

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:37 pm

In yet another sign that Bonney Science Center construction is winding down, much of the construction-site fence is gone — notably, the stretch obscuring the Campus Avenue facade, the new building's visual calling card.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 1:53 pm

As the beauty of spring emerges, we experience bittersweet acknowledgments: of the work that remains to be done, the sudden anticipation of goodbyes, and contemplation of life after graduation.

Campus Construction Update: April 30, 2021

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 10:12 am

As Bonney Science Center construction nears completion, one new development isn't obvious but is definitely significant: The building is now wearing its name.

Bates to honor Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard, artist Vanessa German, musician Rhiannon Giddens, and activist and lawyer Chase Strangio at Commencement

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 3:44 pm

Following last year's virtual event, the college's 155th Commencement will feature two complete, in-person ceremonies on May 27, each accommodating half the senior class.

Ask the College Experts: Evaluating what your experience will be like

Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:36 pm

Rankings. Buildings. Those matter in the college search. But it's also important to imagine what your experience will be like. Senior Associate Dean of Students Carl Steidel explains how.

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