Posts by Doug Hubley
It isn’t the prettiest wrapping job you’ll see this time of year. But when the plastic sheeting around the Hedge Hall addition does come off, probably in January, you can expect a fine present indeed: neat courses of brick and granite that masons are laying now.
A talk scheduled for 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, by author Lisa Nakamura has been canceled due to illness.
Hello from Bates! Here is a revised preview of public events at…
The Bates helicopter fleet not being at our disposal, Campus Construction Update has spent some time seeking a high vantage point to photograph the work being done atop Roger Williams Hall.
Three dance performances featuring work by local and New York choreographers, a film from Serbia in the Global Lens films series, concerts by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the combined Bates and Bowdoin college orchestra featuring pianist Frank Glazer: Why stay home?
Michael Martinez of Dallas, Texas, has joined an unusual and innovative Bates initiative for enhancing student diversity. Currently director of a highly successful college access program for high school students, Martinez joins Bates as associate dean for admission and student transition on Dec. 1.
During the third week of October, much of campus was treated to the spectacle of a big yellow crane hoisting the roof of Roger Williams Hall off in big old chunks and depositing them on the ground. By Oct. 28, Bill was all but wearing a flattop — the exception being a triangle of roof on the Alumni Walk side, with two chimneys, that is being retained.
Featuring four of the five candidates for the Blaine House — Democrat Elizabeth Mitchell and independents Eliot Cutler, Shawn Moody and Scott — the MPBN debate held in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall capped a day at Bates largely centered around the event.
Here is a preview of public events at the college in November 2010. Except as noted, these events are open to the public at no charge.
Putting up steel and stir-frying food don’t have much in common, but there is one salient resemblance: pretty much all the slow and fussy work happens at the beginning, and the end goes fast.