Stories about "Class of 2021"
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 11:07 am
A Bates tradition since 1879, class ivy stones tend to feature familiar elements year to year. Now it's time for something complete different.
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.
Friday, May 28, 2021 11:15 am
"Be comfortable embracing all of your strange and special qualities — and all of the people who love you for them," said Ngai in an address that shared
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.
Friday, May 21, 2021 12:06 pm
By coincidence, the two Senior Speakers at Commencement 2021 (one for each of two ceremonies) are both STEM majors from Zimbabwe. And both will tell compelling stories that are personal and universal.
Friday, September 8, 2017 1:28 pm
"I cannot remember a time in my professional experience when matters of context and principle have intruded so insistently into the project of teaching the next generation of students."
Friday, September 8, 2017 1:14 pm
"There is no way, absolutely no way, that I could have persevered through such an ordeal without being a part of the community that is Bates."
Friday, September 8, 2017 12:25 pm
“It’s actually a beautiful gesture to say, dead or alive, you’re still a part of the Bates community,” says Multifaith Chaplain Brittany Longsdorf.
Friday, September 8, 2017 11:32 am
Photographers Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo follow our first-years as they dive into life at Bates.
Thursday, September 7, 2017 5:25 pm
"Maybe already, maybe tomorrow, but definitely over time, you’ll begin to find the particular faculty members with whom you’ll forge especially deep bonds."