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Wednesday

July 6, 2011
8:56 am

Campus Construction Update, July 6, 2011: Chapel

Despite its 14 feet of height and 500 pounds of weight, a copper cupola seemed surprisingly delicate as a crane hoisted it back into place atop the College Chapel’s southeast tower on June 9.

Wednesday

July 6, 2011
8:53 am

Campus Construction Update, July 6, 2011: Hedge and Roger Williams halls

On June 27, right on schedule, faculty members in philosophy, religious studies and environmental studies moved into their new offices in the renovated Hedge Hall. About 10 faculty and staff, out of 20 total occupants, were on campus to take possession of their new quarters, says project manager Paul Farnsworth.

Wednesday

July 6, 2011
8:32 am

Campus Construction Update: July 6, 2011

On June 27, right on schedule, faculty members in philosophy, religious studies and environmental studies moved into their new offices in the renovated Hedge Hall.

Thursday

June 16, 2011
3:06 pm

Slide show: Architecture critic Phil Isaacson '47 stops by Hathorn Hall

Photographer Phyllis Graber Jensen and Bates Magazine editor Jay Burns tagged along as Philip Isaacson ’47, noted Maine architecture critic…

Wednesday

June 8, 2011
6:04 pm

Video: On Reunion Weekend, a look at Schaeffer Theater at age 50

With Reunion Weekend upon us, which includes a Saturday gathering to mark the performance of the first play in Schaeffer…

Monday

June 6, 2011
2:14 pm

Campus Construction Update: June 7, 2011

Like sands through the hourglass, so are the final days of the renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls. On Monday, June 27, faculty in philosophy, religious studies and environmental studies will receive key-card access to the renovated Hedge Hall and be able to start settling into their spiffy new offices. Four weeks later, July 25 is moving day for staff of the Language Resource Center and Off-Campus Study office and the faculty of the foreign-language programs that will occupy Roger Williams Hall.

Monday

May 16, 2011
2:19 pm

Campus Construction Update: May 16, 2011

On May 5, workers used a crane to remove the copper cupola from the turret at the southeast corner of the College Chapel. One at a time, the building’s four cupolas will be refurbished at the site and replaced as part of the renovation, which also entails extensive work on exterior masonry and the replacement of the roof covering. The cupola is about 14 feet tall and weighs roughly a quarter of a ton, says project manager Greg Hogan.

Wednesday

May 11, 2011
11:42 am

Museum of Art offers inside look at Wyeths, installment of Maine Drawing Project

Long recognized for the strength of its drawing collection, the Museum of Art reveals multiple dimensions of that medium in major exhibitions this summer. Part of a statewide initiative exploring the art of drawing, the exhibition Emerging Dis/Order: Drawings by Amy Stacey Curtis, Alison Hildreth and Andrea Sulzer features new work by respected Maine artists. Meanwhile, art and illustrated letters from one of America’s most famous artist families constitute Andrew and Jamie Wyeth: Selections from the Private Collection of Victoria Browning Wyeth.

Friday

April 29, 2011
12:58 pm

Campus Construction Update: April 29, 2011

“Wow” was the consensus among the dozen-plus faculty and staff on an April 26 tour of Hedge Hall led by project manager Paul Farnsworth and clerk of the works Chris Streifel.