Doug Hubley

Doug writes and edits text for various Bates publications. He also edits listings of public events taking place at the college and handles certain media-relations duties, including publicity for arts events.

Stories by Doug Hubley
(Off-)Campus Construction Update: Sept. 28, 2023

Thursday, September 28, 2023 3:14 pm

After about a year of construction, the juice has started to flow from a solar array of nearly 18,500 photovoltaic panels that Bates established in the Maine town of Skowhegan.

Campus Construction Update: Sept. 15, 2023

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 2:12 pm

The renovated Chase Hall is “absolutely fantastic and ready to bring students and faculty back,” President Garry Jenkins stated at the building’s reopening on Sept. 7.

Campus Construction Update: Summing up summer 2023

Monday, August 14, 2023 9:24 am

The weekly BatesNews email has been on hiatus since June, but Campus Construction Update has chugged along, capturing a season of high intensity on the Bates facilities front.

Campus Construction Update: Aug. 10, 2023

Wednesday, August 9, 2023 1:41 pm

A rainstorm pushes back move-in day for Chase Hall, but three other summer projects are complete or nearly so.

Campus Construction Update: July 6, 2023

Monday, July 3, 2023 2:24 pm

Still a constellation of construction hotspots, but with Bates folks scheduled to return in August, Chase Hall had a certain air of anticipation last week — something along the lines of, “Is it Christmas yet?"

Just July. Or as Professor of French and Francophone Studies Kirk Read says: “We are in that month we wish could last forever.”Hathorn Hall and Historic Quad
Campus Construction Update: June 16, 2023

Thursday, June 8, 2023 8:26 am

Like the work we covered last week, construction projects begun this week involve campus landmarks whose long histories resound in Bates lore.

Campus Construction Update: June 9, 2023

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 1:48 pm

When it’s tourist season in Maine, it's construction season at Bates. Join Campus Construction Update this week and next for a look at this summer’s projects.

Campus Construction Update: May 5, 2023

Tuesday, May 2, 2023 10:23 am

What does it mean when new cabinets and glass walls start showing up in a construction project? More than you might think!

Campus Construction Update: March 17, 2023

Friday, March 10, 2023 10:18 am

A feature of the Chase Hall renovation that had been a “maybe” has become a “yes” — and may also become one of the building’s most-used attractions.

(Off-)Campus Construction Update: Feb. 15, 2023

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 7:23 am

Greening the grid: Bates’ latest sustainability project involves a 20-acre solar electricity array 60 miles from campus in the Maine town of Skowhegan.

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