Archives for "Campus places"

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.

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.

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.

Tuesday

January 30, 2007 12:00 am

Campus Construction Update: Week of Jan. 29

Campus Construction Update: Week of Jan. 29

Considering how much trouble a Maine winter can cause when it really wants to, the people handling Bates’ major campus-improvement…

Tuesday

January 23, 2007 12:00 am

Campus Construction Update, Week of Jan. 23: Imaging Center opens

Campus Construction Update, Week of Jan. 23: Imaging Center opens

Now open in a sleekly renovated section of Coram Library, the Bates College Imaging and Computing Center leads this week’s update.

Monday

January 22, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of Jan. 21

In recent weeks we’ve learned what Dining Services director Christine Schwartz likes about the new dining Commons. Now it’s the turn of Paul Farnsworth, Bates’ project manager for the building.

Tuesday

January 16, 2007 12:00 am

Campus Construction Update: Week of Jan. 15, 2007

Campus Construction Update: Week of Jan. 15, 2007

Wooden roof trusses for the new residential village near Mount David will start going into place this week.

Tuesday

January 9, 2007 11:57 am

Campus Construction Updates: Week of Jan. 8

Campus Construction Updates: Week of Jan. 8

About nine months remain before students move into the new student housing, adjacent to Rand Hall.

Monday

January 8, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of Jan. 7

A student serving on a food advisory committee once told Christine Schwartz, Dining Services’ director, that anticipating a meal at the current Memorial Commons is like getting psyched up for battle. “You pretty much have to fight your way through Commons now” because of the way the space is arranged, Schwartz said. All that will change when the new Commons opens in February.