Stories about "Bonney Science Center"
Campus Construction Update: May 20, 2021

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:37 pm

In yet another sign that Bonney Science Center construction is winding down, much of the construction-site fence is gone — notably, the stretch obscuring the Campus Avenue facade, the new building's visual calling card.

Campus Construction Update: April 30, 2021

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 10:12 am

As Bonney Science Center construction nears completion, one new development isn't obvious but is definitely significant: The building is now wearing its name.

Clay play: Learn about the stubborn and slick earth beneath Bates

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:45 pm

Bates and Maine have a historic love-hate relationship with marine clay, aka the Presumpscot Formation.

Campus Construction Update: Feb. 18, 2021

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 2:55 pm

“Mid-April will be here before we know it,” says Chris Streifel —...

Campus Construction Update: Dec. 4, 2020

Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:05 pm

Chapel preservation award shows true colors of Nutting '76. Not to be outdone, the Bonney Science Center gets the bronze metal.

Campus Construction Update: Oct. 30, 2020

Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:27 am

Bates boasts a new fitness park and better erosion control at Merrill — while at the Bonney project, the beat goes on.

Campus Construction Update: Sept. 25, 2020

Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:05 am

Veterans Plaza will be dedicated on Oct. 9. And over at the Bonney center, they're singing "Room to Run."

Campus Construction Update: July 17, 2020

Thursday, July 16, 2020 8:42 am

The arrival of the self-elevating Hydro Mobile staging at the Bonney Science Center means that bricklayers will soon be at work.

Images from the topping off event on May 16, 2020, at the Bonney Science Center, featuring the final major piece of structural steel being installed on the building. In keeping with tradition, a small spruce tree was attached to the beam fluttered plus a Bates banner and the American flag. The beam has the signatures of Bates participants and members of the Consigli construction crew.Participants: Michael W. Bonney ’80, P’09, P’12, P’15Alison Grott Bonney ’80, P’09, P’12, P’15Sarah R. Pearson ’75, Vice President for College AdvancementA. Clayton Spencer, PresidentChris Streifel, Facilities Services Project ManagerGeoff Swift, Vice President for Finance and Administration and TreasurerPam Wichroski, Director of Capital Planning and ConstructionDave Thomas, Consigli Construction Michael Hinchcliffe, Payette Architecture Firm Bob Schaeffner, Payette Architecture Firm
Campus Construction Update: June 19, 2020

Friday, June 19, 2020 8:08 am

A topping-off ceremony at the Bonney Science Center marks the end of structural construction.

Campus Construction Update: May 8, 2020

Friday, May 8, 2020 2:11 pm

Between now and early June, says Facility Services Project Manager Chris Streifel, the steel skeleton for the Bonney Science Center roof will start to appear.

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