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Open House For New Labs In Doherty Hall Set For October 4

From 8 1/2 X 11 News, September 26, 2002

The university community will have an opportunity to preview sophisticated new teaching and laboratory space in Doherty Hall for the Mellon College of Science at an open house from 2 - 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4. The $26 million, eight-story addition will provide innovative teaching facilities for an interdisciplinary freshman lab, chemistry and physics, as well as studio and office space for the School of Art.

Rendering and photo of the 8-story Doherty Hall addition.Richard D. McCullough, dean of the Mellon College of Science, said the labs and classrooms "create a flexible environment where our faculty and students can make the undergraduate experience as interdisciplinary and exciting as current scientific research. These labs will allow us to train the scientists of the 21st century, who must work at the intersection of many disciplines."


Opening Ceremony 2:15 – 2:45 PM

MCS Lecture Hall, Doherty Hall 2302

Reception 2:45 – 4:30 PM

Analytical Laboratory West, Level 1

Tours of the Labs 3:00 – 4:30 PM
Hands-on Exploration 3:00 – 4:00 PM