Archives for "Campus places"

Friday

June 26, 2015 10:48 am

Multimedia: Steel-beam celebration ‘tops off’ new residence hall construction

Multimedia: Steel-beam celebration ‘tops off’ new residence hall construction

The crowd gave applause and cheers as the beam twirled toward its destination along the roofline of 55 Campus Avenue.

Tuesday

June 9, 2015 2:35 pm

Campus Construction Update: June 10, 2015

Campus Construction Update: June 10, 2015

Getting Here From There Dept.: Are you driving to Bates in July? If so, please note that plans are afoot…

Tuesday

May 19, 2015 11:09 am

Campus Construction Update: May 19, 2015

Campus Construction Update: May 19, 2015

The steel structure at 65 Campus Ave. reveals the shape of things to come at Bates College.

Tuesday

May 5, 2015 12:00 pm

11 ways that Garcelon Field is the Bates place to be

11 ways that Garcelon Field is the Bates place to be

The $2.6 million donor-funded renovation to Garcelon Field in 2010 has led to a lot of good things for Bates over the last five years.

Tuesday

April 21, 2015 10:55 am

Campus Construction Update: April 21, 2015

Campus Construction Update: April 21, 2015

In regard to Bates’ new student residences, it’s time to stop thinking about the ground and instead look to the sky — at least up to 55 feet or so.

Friday

March 6, 2015 12:50 pm

Campus Construction Update: March 6, 2015

Campus Construction Update: March 6, 2015

If you really want to know how well your Geopiers or GeoConcrete Columns have stabilized ground that you want to build on, here’s a good way to load-test the soil.

Friday

February 6, 2015 11:06 am

Campus Construction Update: Feb. 6, 2015

Campus Construction Update: Feb. 6, 2015

It’s hard to know for sure just what’s happening underground. And if the moles and worms know, they aren’t talking.

Thursday

December 18, 2014 4:15 pm

Campus Construction Update: Dec. 18, 2014

Campus Construction Update: Dec. 18, 2014

Some kinds of dirt will do just fine when you want to build something on top of it — but other kinds, not so much. Those other kinds bring us to an especially interesting chapter in the story of the two student residences that Bates College is building for its Campus Life Project. And it’s a chapter beginning in a couple of weeks.

Thursday

October 30, 2014 12:45 pm

Campus Construction Update: Oct. 30, 2014

Campus Construction Update: Oct. 30, 2014

Campus construction work will result in the closure of three side streets off Campus Avenue from Nov. 3-11.

Wednesday

October 15, 2014 12:00 pm

Blame the coffee cake? Once-enchanted student mailboxes face extinction

Blame the coffee cake? Once-enchanted student mailboxes face extinction

Bates joins just a handful of U.S. colleges in eliminating physical mailboxes in favor of the one-stop, package-center approach.