Stories about "convocation"
Friday, September 9, 2022 10:26 am
Paths can get us to the right place at the right time. But they can also confine us, said Professor of Economics Daniel Riera-Crichton, who delivered the Convocation address on Sept. 6, asking the Class of 2026 to create their own route through Bates.
Friday, September 3, 2021 1:01 pm
Photographs by Phyllis Graber Jensen of two academic rituals of a new academic year, Convocation and the Memorial Tree Planting, on Aug. 31, 2021.
Friday, September 3, 2021 11:53 am
Convocation and Commencement bookend the year with a similar look and feel. Similar, too, in offering sound advice, useful to far more than first years.
Friday, September 4, 2020 11:59 am
After a summer where the endless rounds of pandemic planning and announcements seemed to define the college enterprise, Opening Convocation offered welcome reminders of what we’re all about.
Thursday, September 5, 2019 3:34 pm
A redesigned chemistry course, a class for costume designers, and the "exciting and frightening" relevance of constitutional law.
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 4:04 pm
Not every Bates academic year begins with a legend of the American labor movement leading a chant of “Yes we can!”
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:09 am
An award-winning senior, Washington offers advice to Batesies just starting out.
Friday, September 7, 2018 10:24 am
Associate Professor of History Joseph Hall explores Bates’ complicated early history and its implications for us
Friday, September 7, 2018 9:03 am
See all the photography of Orientation Week, from Opening Day to Convocation to the women's soccer season opener.
Thursday, September 6, 2018 5:28 pm
Make your education go hand in hand with making change, the Bates student government president tells the Class of 2022.