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Watch progress on new Science Center

08/17/2011

 A view of the Science Center construction from the new webcam in Fanning Hall.

A view of the Science Center construction from the new webcam in Fanning Hall.

The transformation of New London Hall into a state-of-the-art Science Center is well under way, and you can track the progress in real time.

With a new webcam overlooking the construction site from Fanning Hall, you'll have a great view of the steel for a new addition as it rises into place starting in late August or early September.

You can also get a sense of the excitement by viewing the video from the May 21 groundbreaking.

Construction photos are also being updated regularly.

The $20 million-plus project will transform the College's oldest building into a modern center for the life sciences - biology and botany - and computer science. A 6,500-net-square-foot addition will expand the amount of space for research and teaching by 28 percent. The Center will anchor a "Science Triangle" with the nearby F.W. Olin Science Center and Hale Laboratory, which house the College's other science programs.

The work is funded through the Campaign for Connecticut College with a grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation and leadership support from other foundations, alumni and parents.

The renovated building and the addition are scheduled to open in the fall of 2012.

For media inquiries, please contact:
Deborah MacDonnell (860) 439-2504, dmacdonn@conncoll.edu



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