Celebrating the Shineman Center and Rice Creek Field Station


Monday, Sept. 30: noon to 7 p.m.

Open houses at Shineman Center and Rice Creek Field Station. Tour the new and renovated spaces, see classroom and lab demonstrations, view student poster presentations, enjoy refreshments and more.

Shinman Skyline

Thursday, Oct. 3: 3 p.m. 

Ribbon cutting for renovated Rice Creek Field Station: Tours, exhibits and refreshments at the new 7,200-square-foot home of the biological field station for academic study and research. The station, built to LEED Gold standards, is situated on 400 acres and features a new observatory, pavilion and trails spanning 7.5 miles for students and the community.

Rice Creek Field Station

Friday, Oct. 4: 2 p.m.

Dedication of Richard S. Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation: Tours, demonstrations, student poster presentations and more. Dedicated to the late Richard S. Shineman, professor emeritus and first chair of chemistry, and honoring Dr. Barbara Palmer Shineman '65, M '71 and the Shineman Foundation, this dynamic space promotes innovative science teaching and student-faculty collaboration. The 230,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility is also targeted for LEED Gold certification. Event will include honorary degree presentation to sustainability pioneer Anthony Cortese.

Shinman Skyline

-- These events are free and open to the campus and community.