Stories about "Campus Construction Updates"
Christened the Bates Computational Vision Lab, neuroscientist Michelle Greene's new neuroscience lab in Hathorn Hall includes two isolation rooms. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: Aug. 11, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:42 am

At Bates College, two Carnegie Science Hall classrooms are being revamped as settings for the teaching approach called active learning.

Rolls of insulation ready to be wrapped around pipes serving the Den's new HVAC system. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: Aug. 4, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017 2:30 pm

An HVAC project nearing completion in Chase Hall will finally unify the building under a single heating technology for the first time in years.

In support of "active learning," Carnegie 339 will lose its tiered seating and lab bench -- and with them its frontward focus -- but will gain whiteboards all around and tables that enable a variety of furniture placement. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017 8:07 am

Classrooms in a Bates College science hall are being made over to advance the college's understanding of the pedagogical practice of active learning.

It's a wrap: Booths in the Den are protected with plastic sheeting as new heating and air conditioning equipment is installed. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: June 23, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:27 pm

Today's Campus Construction Update focuses on a question of acute importance to folks who spend the summer at Bates College: Why is the Bobcat Den closed?

Tanks a lot: With a Cote crane poised for action, a rigger unfastens the Renewable Fuel Oil tank from its trailer on Dec. 9, 2016. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: Jan. 27, 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017 3:32 pm

A product related to the food flavoring Liquid Smoke is helping Bates cut the costs — in dollars and carbon emissions — of heating the campus.

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Campus Construction Update: Dec. 21, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016 12:51 pm

A new day is dawning for energy management at Bates College thanks to a new network that centralizes heating system control and monitoring.

George Fiske '19, Brent Feldman '17, and Katharine Gaillard '19 are shown up close and personal with a Canadian Solar PV module. (Tom Twist/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: Oct. 21, 2016

Friday, October 21, 2016 9:41 am

The irrepressible Campus Construction Update returns with Bates' entry into solar electricity production.

Field hockey balls on the GreenFields TX turf on Sept. 1, 2016, the second day of practice on the new surface. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: Sept. 2, 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016 11:28 am

With 55-65 Campus Ave. open and 2016's other major projects all but complete, Campus Construction Update says "so long" until the next big build comes along.

A technician for Exposé Signs & Graphics has just finished mounting a sign for the College Store on a front canopy at 65 Campus Ave.  (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: Aug. 26, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016 11:42 am

Produced in collaboration with Museum L-A, wall art in Bates College's new student residences honors Lewiston history and creativity.

The exterior wall coverings were in place on the front of Bates' new boathouse by late July 2016. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: Aug. 12, 2016

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 4:04 pm

The four Bates College construction projects that we've been following for months are all coming to fruition in the next few weeks.

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