Archives for "Campus places"
December 8, 2010 2:05 pm
As Bates continues to transform two 19th-century residence halls into state-of-the-art academic buildings, the college has received a $150,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust to support the renovation project.
December 6, 2010 10:27 am
It isn’t the prettiest wrapping job you’ll see this time of year. But when the plastic sheeting around the Hedge Hall addition does come off, probably in January, you can expect a fine present indeed: neat courses of brick and granite that masons are laying now.
November 12, 2010 1:49 pm
The Bates helicopter fleet not being at our disposal, Campus Construction Update has spent some time seeking a high vantage point to photograph the work being done atop Roger Williams Hall.
November 2, 2010 10:23 am
If you think a Maine summer goes by quickly, take a look at this time-lapse video showing the installation of…
November 1, 2010 12:39 pm
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.
October 27, 2010 10:19 am
Tickets for the Oct. 28 gubernatorial debate are free and a limited number of them are still available on a first-come, first-served basis, via e-mail at .
October 15, 2010 2:01 pm
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.
October 11, 2010 12:26 pm
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.
October 9, 2010 2:19 pm
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.
October 6, 2010 4:20 pm
Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Kalle Oakes checks in on how players and coaches like the new Garcelon Field surface and…