News Archives

Friday

October 1, 2010 2:12 pm

Campus Construction Update, Oct. 1, 2010: Hedge and Roger Williams halls

So here we were contemplating the renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls and thinking, Steel, baby, steel! It’s all about the steel! — But that’s so two weeks ago. Because now it’s all about the wood.

Friday

October 1, 2010 1:59 pm

Campus Construction Update: Oct. 1, 2010

With the Garcelon Field dedication and inaugural game just days away, it’s a race to the finish for the R.A.D. Sports crew renovating the facility. Meanwhile, Hedge Hall is gaining headroom while Roger Williams Hall embiggens its footprint.

Monday

September 27, 2010 1:22 pm

Events Schedule: October 2010

Hello from Bates! Here’s a preview of public events at the college in October 2010.

Tuesday

September 21, 2010 9:01 am

Language Arts Live presents fiction writer Courtney Eldridge

The author of the short story collection Unkempt and the novel The Generosity of Women, Courtney Eldridge visits Bates College to read from her work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall.

Monday

September 20, 2010 2:17 pm

Dan Mills is new director of Bates College Museum of Art

Nationally esteemed as a curator and arts administrator, Dan Mills is the new director of the Bates College Museum of Art.

Monday

September 20, 2010 10:18 am

Campus Construction Update, Sept. 20, 2010: Garcelon Field

“That’s going to be a fun thing to watch to go together,” Garcelon Field project manager Mike Gustin said as the first components of the new Garcelon Field grandstand showed up on Sept. 15.

Friday

September 17, 2010 5:24 pm

Campus Construction Update, Sept. 20, 2010: Hedge and Roger Williams halls

Watching workers fasten wooden planks to the sides of steel beams near Roger Williams Hall the other day, we got vague ideas about some kind of bare-brick, hanging-fern, exposed-beam motif for the interior renovation.

Friday

September 17, 2010 5:18 pm

Campus Construction Update: Sept. 20, 2010

The grandstand is rising at Garcelon Field, the eagle landed at 10 Frye St., and they’re still slinging steel at Hedge and Roger Williams halls.

Friday

September 17, 2010 5:06 pm

Campus Construction Update, Sept. 20, 2010: 10 Frye St.

On Sept. 9, a crew from Physical Plant restored the 1873 eagle weathervane to its roost atop the carriage house at 10 Frye St., Bates’ newest student residence.

Wednesday

September 8, 2010 3:13 pm

Ready to respond, 501 new students hear the call as Bates begins 145th year

“What we do today is symbolic of what we do all year long,” Professor of Religious Studies Marcus Bruce ’77 told some 501 new students during Bates College’s Convocation on Sept. 7. One of five speakers at the ceremony on the Historic Quad, Bruce’s keynote address eloquently wove together an explication of the College’s new mission statement with the meaning of “convocation” itself — and, most importantly, what it all means to the new arrivals.