Rowan University to Break Ground for New Science Building

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Who Rowan University President Donald Farish, members of Rowan University?s Board of
Trustees, government officials and distinguished guests

What will break ground for

Who Rowan University President Donald Farish, members of Rowan University?s Board of
Trustees, government officials and distinguished guests

What will break ground for the new science building

Where behind Bosshart Hall on Rowan University?s campus, Glassboro, New Jersey

When Wednesday, December 13 at 2 p.m. with a reception following.

Why The science building is one of the first components to be undertaken of a $270-million,
10-year plan President Farish introduced last year. The plan calls for the construction of new
buildings and renovation of others; the purchase of property in the area to expand the
campus; an increase in programs, including new master-level degree programs; an increase
in the number of full-time faculty; and many student initiatives.

The new three-story, 150,000-square-foot science building will house the Biology, Chemistry
and Physics departments and include state-of-the-art laboratories as well as a planetarium,
rooftop greenhouse and observation deck and 16-inch telescope housed in a rooftop dome.

Digital illustrations and a 'fly-around' of the building are available at
http://www.rowan.edu/mars/depts/biology/newbuilding.htm.

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