Archives for "Campus places"

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 12

In April, work resumes on the cross-campus connector originally known as the Bates Walk, now officially titled the Alumni Walk. This east-west corridor will run from College Street through what is now Andrews Road and up to the new dining Commons. Paul Farnsworth, manager of both projects, explained this week that Walk work will recommence at a site between Lane and Pettengill halls.

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.

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.

Saturday

March 3, 2007 9:30 am

Campus construction update: Dining Commons opens

About 1,000 Bates people put the new dining Commons to the test over dinner on Monday, Feb. 25, Dining Services director Christine Schwartz estimated the following day.

Thursday

March 1, 2007 12:00 am

Campus Construction Update: Week of March 5, 2007

Campus Construction Update: Week of March 5, 2007

A milestone of sorts: The first students with the option to actually occupy Bates’ new student housing are making that choice now. With less than six months to go before the residence next to Mount David opens, it’s housing lottery time again, and floor plans for the facility have been posted in Chase Hall along with all the other housing.

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.

Tuesday

February 13, 2007 12:00 am

Campus Construction Update: Week of Feb. 12, 2007

Campus Construction Update: Week of Feb. 12, 2007

As we told you in the Jan. 29 edition of this space, recent construction projects have included a giant pit about halfway between Alumni Gym and Pettengill Hall, near the site of the new dining Commons.

Wednesday

February 7, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of Feb. 5, 2007

Campus construction update: Week of Feb. 5, 2007

Construction of the new student housing, at College Street and Mountain Avenue, is making hot progress despite the continuing bitter cold.