Rowan looks to stars with new science buildingPress of Atlantic City
September 03, 2003
GLASSBORO - SCIENCE HALL SNAPSHOT
Cost: $45 million
Size: Six stories, 149,100 square feet
Departments: Biological sciences, chemistry, biochemistry, physics, astronomy.
Planetarium: Holds 102 people, will have public and school events
Classsrooms: 27 teaching labs, 22 research labs, four standard classrooms, two seminar rooms
In 1961, then Glassboro State Teachers College heralded the opening of Bosshart Hall, a state-of-the-art science building designed to train teachers.
On Tuesday, officials at what is now Rowan University marveled at how science education had changed as they dedicated the new $45 million Science Hall that includes a planetarium, rooftop observatory and about $5 million in high-tech scientific equipment.