Stories about "facility improvements"
Campus Construction Update: May 2, 2024

Monday, April 29, 2024 8:01 am

A burst pipe was a recent development in the construction of Bates’ newest dormitory. And it was all in the plan.

Campus Construction Update: March 22, 2024

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 9:57 am

With demolition finished by mid-February, the conversion of 96 Campus Avenue to student housing is now all about creation and renewal.

Campus Construction Update: Feb. 28, 2024

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 7:39 am

Campus Construction Update returns with a look at Bates’ latest student residence — a former convent now being renovated for an August reopening.

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: 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.

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