Ribbon-Cutting Marks Opening of New $160 Million Life Science Laboratories Building

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DATE:           Thursday, Nov. 14

TIME:            1 p.m. (speaking program on fifth floor); Ceremony outside at 1:30.

PLACE:         240 Thatcher Road, UMass Amherst

University of Massachusetts officials will formally open the Life Science Laboratories Building I with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Speakers will include Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy, Provost James V. Staros, Board of Trustees Chairman Henry Thomas III, Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement Michael Malone and Distinguished Professor Lila Gierasch.

Tours and a reception follow the ceremony at 1:45.

Parking for the event is in lot 63.