It’s Easy Being Green – DePaul’s New Science Building

5 Jan

science-campaign-021Happy New Year, Demon Tracks readers!

Let’s start out 2009 with some exciting news from the Lincoln Park campus: the Monsignor Andrew J. McGowan Science Building opened for classes today. It’s DePaul’s first new facility built on campus in about a decade, and boasts some pretty cool environmentally-friendly architecture, among some other notable features:

  • 23 research labs.
  • eight dedicated teaching labs.
  • five large tiered classrooms.science-campaign-03
    a multipurpose room that can easily convert from a classroom to a lab.
  • Two rooftop green houses – one for teaching and another for research.

You can check out more green facts about the building at the Alumni and Friends website. While you’re there, read more about the fundraising campaign that made the building possible, and learn the backstory the 26-by-24 feet mural featured in the building that pays tribute to St Vincent DePaul.

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