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The new Science Center
Supporting a new place for science at Georgetown – and for Georgetown in science
“For the twenty-first century, a functional understanding of scientific and quantitative reasoning will be an indispensable part of the education of all our Georgetown students. As a globally connected research University, our science faculty will contribute to pushing forward the frontiers of scientific discovery and advancement.”
Jane Dammen McAuliffe​, Former Dean of Georgetown College
“Strengthening science education and research is, for us, a means of ensuring that we continue to do what we do best as a student-centered research institution whose primary mission is the advancement of knowledge and the formation of leaders.”
John J. DeGioia​, President of Georgetown University
A state-of-the-art research and teaching center
The new Science Center at Georgetown University will be a state-of-the art research and teaching center for biology, chemistry, and physics. Ground will be broken on the new center in 2008, with completion projected for 2011.
Facilitation of innovative student learning
The new Science Center's facilities will support innovative science education at Georgetown. Its teaching spaces are designed with faculty input to support innovative teaching approaches, as well as collaboration with education specialists.
The promotion of interdisciplinary research
The design of the Science Center will promote interdisciplinary research. With faculty input driving design from the beginning, each floors of the building will house researchers from more than one department.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
The new Science Center will be a “green” building, obtaining a Silver LEED rating from the U.S. Green Building Council, a goal set by President DeGioia.
For in-depth information on the new Science Center, see Georgetown College Research News.

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