Archives for "Campus places"

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.

Monday

January 1, 2007 4:07 pm

College offers Between Chaos and Community theme for Martin Luther King Day

Civil rights activist and historian Cleveland Sellers is the keynote speaker for the 2007 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.

Monday

December 18, 2006 11:13 am

Campus construction updates: Week of Dec. 18, 2006

Campus construction updates: Week of Dec. 18, 2006

While most Bates people will be away from campus from Dec. 22 until January, workers will still be busy on the new student housing and the dining Commons-Alumni Walk project.

Monday

December 11, 2006 11:12 am

Campus Construction Update: Week of Dec. 11, 2006

Campus Construction Update: Week of Dec. 11, 2006

Many of us give little thought to heating season until it’s time to get the furnace cleaned. Not surprisingly, ensuring that Bates’ new student housing would be warm for its first heating season took a bit more effort.

Tuesday

December 5, 2006 11:03 am

Campus Construction Update: Week of Dec. 4, 2006

Campus Construction Update: Week of Dec. 4, 2006

The first Campus Construction Update, in 2006, looks at progress on the new Commons, Alumni Walk and 280 College St.

Tuesday

October 24, 2006 12:00 am

Wilder's comedy 'Skin of Our Teeth' coming to Schaeffer stage

The major autumn production of the Bates College theater department is Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning The Skin of Our Teeth, a groundbreaking comedy about the resilience of the human spirit in troubled times. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3, 4, 10 and 11, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5 and 12, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Tuesday

October 24, 2006 12:00 am

Bates College Museum of Art shows Hewitt print retrospective

A retrospective of prints by Charlie Hewitt, a Maine artist of national stature, opens with a reception at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St. “Scrape, Cut, Gouge, Bite, Print . . . The Graphic Work of Charlie Hewitt 1976-2006″ offers a comprehensive look at Hewitt’s printmaking, the field for which this dynamic artist is best-known.

Tuesday

October 10, 2006 9:40 am

Groundbreaking ceremony for new $30 million dining Commons

Bates symbolically broke ground Oct. 7 during Parents & Family Weekend for a new dining Commons scheduled to open in January 2008. The new Commons will occupy space between Garcelon Field and Alumni Gym, bordering Central Avenue.

Wednesday

April 12, 2006 12:00 am

Seven senior art majors exhibit work at museum

Seven studio art majors at Bates are showing work from their yearlong thesis projects in the annual Senior Exhibition, which runs through May 28 in the Bates Gallery, Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St. The artists are Lindsay Allsop of Concord, N.H.; Brooke Anable of Plymouth, N.H.; Emily Fisken of Thetford Center, Vt.; Yi Xing Hwa of Seremban, Malaysia; Sarah Judice of West Granby, Conn.; Molly Stoddard of Los Osos, Calif.; and Annie Wachnicki of Norwalk, Conn.

Wednesday

January 18, 2006 3:23 pm

Museum of Art installations in 'Activator' create dynamic environment

A structure made of Styrofoam packing materials and a system that renders museum-goers’ images into sound are among the six artworks in Activator, a group exhibition of installations at the Bates College Museum of Art.