Peter Kiewit Institute redesign creates room for labs, collaboration
Work continued last week on the third floor of the Peter Kiewit Institute on UNO's South Campus. Michael McGinnis, the institute's executive director, said the reconfiguration will increase lab space by 40 percent and graduate student spots by 20 percent without expanding the building.
Posted: Monday, April 29, 2013 12:00 am
The drywall dust has been carefully washed from the Dale Chihuly blown glass sculpture hanging in the atrium and builders are putting the final touches on the first significant renovation of the Peter Kiewit Institute since its 1999 opening.
Executive Director Michael McGinnis said the $7.5 million renovation will enable the institute to move its research to new levels, particularly with national security-related projects and sustainable construction methods.
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Monday, April 29, 2013 12:00 am.