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  • New Neilson

Neilson Library Construction Update, June 7, 2018

This week, building demolition on the north end of the site will be completed. Concrete slabs on this end are being removed to make way for structural concrete mats for the new building. The removal will require loud hammering through Thursday afternoon, June 7th. On Friday, the floor of the north excavation will be prepared for the placement of insulation and waterproofing. Read more...

  • New Neilson

Neilson Library Construction Project Update, May 24, 2018

As we move towards summer you will see an increasing amount of activity at the Neilson construction site. The focus of attention for the past 6 months has been preparation of the site for new construction, including hazardous materials removals, demolition, shoring and earth removal. We are now preparing to change gears and start constructing core. Read more...

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    New Neilson

Neilson Library Groundbreaking, October 19, 2017

Join faculty, students and staff, along with members of the local community, to celebrate this milestone moment in Smith's history. 4:30 p.m., Seelye Lawn.

  • New Neilson

Maya Lin Shares Design for New Neilson Library, October 14, 2016

Maya Lin unveiled drawings of the new building at an event on campus on October 14, 2016.

  • New Neilson

Video: A Conversation With Maya Lin, Wednesday, September 16, 2015

View excerpts from the conversation with architectural designer Maya Lin and Carole Wedge, Architect and President of Shepley Bullfinch, who spoke to members of the Smith Community about the redesign of Neilson Library.

  • New Neilson

Maya Lin and Shepley Bulfinch Chosen to Design Neilson Library

The college has announced that Maya Lin and the architectural firm Shepley Bulfinch have been selected to lead the redesign of Neilson Library.

  • New Neilson

What Library Are You Dreaming? Provost Katherine Rowe Talks About the Future of Neilson

In the coming months, the college community will be engaged in an important new phase of planning for the future of Neilson Library.

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