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Campus Construction Update: Week of July 26, 2010

Friday, July 30, 2010 12:02 pm

In this week's Campus Construction Update: Rain and wind can't keep a good fence down, and a cure for neck pain will be found in the new location for the Garcelon Field flagpoles.

Campus Construction Update, week of July 26: Garcelon Field

Friday, July 30, 2010 11:16 am

At the old Garcelon Field grandstand, the flagpoles were atop the press box behind the spectators. So anybody who wanted to gaze at Old Glory during the national anthem had to twist right around to see it. The renovated facility, says project manager Mike Gustin, will feature flagpoles behind the scoreboard, at the north end of the field. "Now you’ll just be able to look across the field," Gustin says. "It’ll be nice."

Campus Construction Update, week of July 12: Garcelon Field

Thursday, July 15, 2010 3:45 pm

We all know that being able to deal effectively with boundary issues is key to a well-evolved personality. The Garcelon Field renovation passed such a developmental milestone July 8 with the completion of its concrete "anchor curb." This low concrete wall around the playing area, says project manager Mike Gustin, "kind of confines the field."

Campus Construction Update: Week of July 12, 2010

Thursday, July 15, 2010 3:24 pm

We all know that being able to deal effectively with boundary issues is key to a well-evolved personality. The Garcelon Field renovation passed such a developmental milestone July 8 with the completion of its concrete "anchor curb." Meanwhile, these days "Hedge Hall is really all about steel," says project manager Paul Farnsworth. (At last we're past the days when it was all about drainage.) Trucks bearing Hedge Hall's new steel skeleton should start to arrive Monday, July 19.

Campus Construction Update: Week of June 28, 2010

Thursday, July 1, 2010 3:06 pm

Hedge and Roger Williams halls have stopped shrinking and will soon start to grow. And just how green is the Garcelon Field project?

Campus Construction Update, week of June 28: Garcelon Field

Thursday, July 1, 2010 2:36 pm

How "green," speaking environmentally and not chromatically, will the renovated Garcelon Field be? The answer's mixed. Unlike the old grass field, the new FieldTurf playing surface will neither support wildlife nor inhale carbon dioxide. But in other ways an artificial field has significant environmental advantages over grass.

Bates Athletics Celebration Dinner gathers the Bobcat faithful

Thursday, July 1, 2010 11:36 am

The Bobcat sports year ended in late May but the cheering continued...

Campus Construction Update: Week of June 7, 2010

Friday, June 11, 2010 10:18 am

Attending Reunion? Don't miss the groundbreaking ceremony for the Garcelon Field renovation at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at the field. And an hour earlier, you'll have the chance to learn more about the Hedge-Roger Williams renovations.

Campus Construction Update: Garcelon Field renovation, week of June 7

Friday, June 11, 2010 9:49 am

Even forewarned, it was shocking to arrive at work on June 3 to find the Garcelon Field grandstand succumbing to the force of machines.

Times-Union reports first Samuelson mother-daughter road race

Thursday, June 3, 2010 11:00 am

The Times-Union of Albany, N.Y., reports that Joan Benoit Samuelson, the 1984...

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