Stories about "Commencement 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 12:38 pm
Full video of the two Commencement ceremonies — morning and afternoon — on May 27, 2021.
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 2:39 pm
For our Class of 2021 seniors, here are 21 frequently, and infrequently, asked questions about this year's Commencement.
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.
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.