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9/10 - New exterior doors on University Avenue are needed for after hours operation.
8/30 - We're still waiting on some pendant light fixtures above each of the study tables across from the cafe.
8/30 - News stories of the week: Hurricane Isaac & the Republican Convention
8/30 - Glassboards and collaboration stations are getting some use.
8/30 - Lots of chairs movement means a lot of use. Tables haven't moved as much as expected.
8/30 - Still in it's first week, the Historic Entry reading space is very popular.
8/15 - Drake workers scrubbing floors and moldings in the construction area.
8/15 - Drake workers preparing the construction area for occupancy. Marble stairs get a scrubbing.
8/10 - Door installation. Opening day is rapidly approaching.
8/8 - Wall-mount and mobile glassboards serve the same function as whiteboards, but provide better writing surfaces & easier cleanup.
8/3 - The historic entry -- previously an unused hallway -- will become a transitional study space linking the busy social Lower Commons with the scholarly atmosphere of the Reading Room.
8/3 - Pendant light fixtures installed. On the power wall, darker material is acoustic while lighter material is where the collaboration station 37" monitors will be mounted.)
8/2 - A "power fence" runs through the middle of the room providing power, noise control and monitor mounts for the collaboration stations.
Lower Commons / After-Hours Study
Open for Business! August 27, 2012