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A 38,000-sf dining hall, bookended by two residence halls with more than 1,200 beds, are under construction on the North Dartmouth, Mass., main campus of the University of Massachusetts. Image: Suffolk
This is the first phase of a large construction/renovation plan for the school’s main campus.