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Monday

November 1, 2010
12:39 pm

Campus Construction Update: Nov. 1, 2010

During the third week of October, much of campus was treated to the spectacle of a big yellow crane hoisting the roof of Roger Williams Hall off in big old chunks and depositing them on the ground. By Oct. 28, Bill was all but wearing a flattop — the exception being a triangle of roof on the Alumni Walk side, with two chimneys, that is being retained.

Friday

October 15, 2010
2:01 pm

Campus Construction Update: Oct. 15, 2010

Putting up steel and stir-frying food don’t have much in common, but there is one salient resemblance: pretty much all the slow and fussy work happens at the beginning, and the end goes fast.

Monday

October 11, 2010
12:26 pm

Video: With dedication, Bates takes to the new Garcelon Field

As dozens of smiling Garcelon Field donors stood by, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and Director of Athletics Kevin McHugh cut a wide garnet ribbon held by Susanne Jarnryd ’87 and Erik Jarnryd ’87, whose gift provided the impetus for the $2.6 million, donor-funded renovation of Garcelon Field.

Saturday

October 9, 2010
2:19 pm

'Conversation with the President' touches planning, building, finance

The fate of Chase Hall. The state of town-gown relations. The tradeoffs between finite resources and key priorities. And what does it say that Bates ranks fourth in a Newsweek listing of schools “stocked with jocks”? Those were a few of the topics some 60 parents raised in a conversation with President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and a handful of senior staff early on Parents & Family Saturday.

Wednesday

October 6, 2010
4:20 pm

Sun Journal checks in on the new Garcelon Field

Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Kalle Oakes checks in on how players and coaches like the new Garcelon Field surface and…

Monday

October 4, 2010
4:20 pm

Final MPBN live gubernatorial debate at Bates College Oct. 28

The final Maine Public Broadcasting Network debate of the 2010 Maine gubernatorial race takes place 8 p.m. Oct. 28 on…

Monday

October 4, 2010
2:08 pm

Renewed Garcelon Field dedication is Parents & Family Weekend highlight

• Click thumbnails below to view  Garcelon Field images taken this week:Bates College will dedicate comprehensive renovations to historic Garcelon…

Friday

October 1, 2010
2:12 pm

Campus Construction Update, Oct. 1, 2010: Hedge and Roger Williams halls

So here we were contemplating the renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls and thinking, Steel, baby, steel! It’s all about the steel! — But that’s so two weeks ago. Because now it’s all about the wood.

Friday

October 1, 2010
1:59 pm

Campus Construction Update: Oct. 1, 2010

With the Garcelon Field dedication and inaugural game just days away, it’s a race to the finish for the R.A.D. Sports crew renovating the facility. Meanwhile, Hedge Hall is gaining headroom while Roger Williams Hall embiggens its footprint.