Stories about "Commencement 2018"
Friday, June 1, 2018 12:44 pm
It's performance time: time to suspend disbelief and immerse yourself in the photography of a Bates Commencement.
Friday, June 1, 2018 11:22 am
A hand-made corsage. A thrift-shop dress found in Scotland during Short Term. An Eagle Scout medal. These seniors' Commencement accessories tell us who they are.
Thursday, May 31, 2018 4:47 pm
From when bleary-eyed seniors began arriving at Alumni Walk to the final family photos, here's moment-by-moment photography of Commencement on May 27.
Thursday, May 31, 2018 1:48 pm
Eleven video clips tell the story of the 152nd Bates Commencement, held May 27. Clips include Bryan Stevenson's address and seniors receiving diplomas.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 1:12 pm
A Jamaican flag, a sunflower, an homage to black hair, and a shoutout to Bigfoot are some of the ways Bates grads personalized their mortarboards.
Sunday, May 27, 2018 2:45 pm
A nationally esteemed human rights lawyer, Stevenson offered an address with a riveting mixture of reminiscence, humor, and urgent exhortation at Bates College's Commencement on May 27.
Sunday, May 27, 2018 2:09 pm
The video includes awarding of honorary degrees, the Commencement address by Bryan Stevenson, and conferral of degrees to 474 graduates.
Friday, May 11, 2018 11:15 am
Enjoy a smorgasbord of Bates Commencement quotes from Coretta Scott King, Elizabeth Strout '77, Robert De Niro, Gwen Ifill, Robert Reich, Desmond Tutu, and many more.
Human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson to deliver 2018 Commencement address, joined by honorands Lynsey Addario, Jill Lepore, and Bob Ludwig
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:00 am
Stevenson's work has freed wrongfully convicted death-row prisoners, reduced excessive sentences given to others, and brought greater equality to the U.S. criminal justice system.