Archives for "Campus places"

Thursday

April 19, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of April 16

The latest assaults from the Winter That Wouldn’t Go Home were two northeasters: one that dropped 10 inches of sloppy snow on April 12, followed three days later by its big brother, a bully that brought more than six inches of rain and tree-cracking winds. Lewiston was spared the worst of that storm, but it nevertheless slowed the pace of campus construction projects.

Thursday

April 19, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of April 23

The new residence adjacent to Mount David began to look more distinctly like Bates on April 19, as workers began laying the building’s brick veneer. With two crews on the job, the bricklaying is moving fast, said project manager Pam Wichroski.

Friday

April 6, 2007 12:03 pm

Campus construction update: Week of April 9

Between the mud, the plastic wrap and the concrete, the colors of construction work are predominantly drab. But the rare “colorful” colors, as major projects building at Bates this year have shown, can be surprisingly bold.

Friday

April 6, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of April 2

It’s nearly go time for construction of the Alumni Walk, the east-west campus connector replacing Andrews Road, reported project manager Paul Farnsworth. On April 16, work on the project — which previously carried the generic moniker “Bates Walk” — is scheduled to begin.

Thursday

March 29, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of March 26

We knew the three-story scaffold staircase was safe, because dozens of construction workers use it everyday without incident. But nevertheless it wobbled, the stairtreads were small, and it was all open, so there was no question about how far away the ground was.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007 1:37 pm

Seventeen senior art majors exhibit work at college museum

Seventeen studio art majors at Bates College show work from their yearlong thesis projects in the annual Senior Exhibition, which opens with a reception on Thursday, April 5, in the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

March 15, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of March 19

An interior tour of the new Commons on March 14 impressed Campus Construction Update many times over. What was so impressive? So much steel overhead and so much ice-crusted mud underfoot. The fast pace and no-nonsense demeanor of the workers hired by contractor Consigli Construction Co. Most of all, the size of the building, the soaring space of the building’s main dining hall and the views of campus it will command.

Thursday

March 15, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of March 12, 2007

Campus construction update: Week of March 12, 2007

In April, work resumes on the cross-campus connector originally known as the Bates Walk, now officially titled the Alumni Walk.

Monday

March 5, 2007 3:40 pm

Mount David Summit highlights student achievement across disciplines

More than 300 Bates students will take part in the sixth Mount David Summit, the college’s annual celebration of student academic achievement Friday, March 30, in the Perry Atrium of Pettengill Hall.

Thursday

March 1, 2007 12:00 am

Campus Construction Update: Week of Feb. 26, 2007

Campus Construction Update: Week of Feb. 26, 2007

It was a milestone of sorts for the new Commons project: the first use of plastic wrap in the kitchen.