Physics & Astronomy Lab Renovation

Thanks to the latest renovations in the South Physics Labs, Spring semester 2011 will be the first semester the department will be able to simultaneously offer both undergraduate and graduate labs.

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Physics & Astronomy Renovation Update

A major portion of the construction is now complete. In the next few months, the renovations will focus on setting up offices and labs for the incoming professors. Afterwards, if funds allow, improvements and upgrades will be made to the class labs of the South Physics Building. Below are a few of the areas already completed.

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Physics & Astronomy Renovating Despite Economy

The Physics & Astronomy department began its first major renovation in a decade, in the spring of 2009. The initial construction began with the Intermountain Network Scientific Computation Center (INSCC). The summer semester saw a decline in students, and thus work increased to include areas of the South Physics and James Fletcher buildings. The initial focus of the million-dollar renovation is to provide space to accommodate the new Astronomy program including seven new Faculty offices, five new Research Labs, and many new and remodeled student areas and offices.

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