The first floor of the research wing houses a specialized research laboratory space. Tthe building's showplace lobby, instructional wing, problem- based learning classroom, associated labs and prep rooms are also on this floor.
|Room Number||Wing||Recognition Item||Gift Amount|
|N/A||N/A||Full naming rights||25,000,000|
|N/A||N/A||Plaza (outside area of Commons)||500,000|
|Room Number||Wing||Recognition Item||Named by|
|N/A||N/A||Staircase||Mr. David G. Schechter ('77/EG) and Mrs. Gail R. Schechter (FR)|
|N/A||Teaching||DuPont Science Learning Laboratories||Du Pont Co.|
|N/A||Research||Research wing||Robert W. '59 '10H and Jane Gore|
The building has two wings: a research wing and a teaching wing. But, don't let those names fool you; teaching and research will happen in both areas. The research wing houses three of UD's distinguished research centers: the University of Delaware Energy Institute, the Delaware Environmental Institute, and the Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation. Faculty members, staff members and graduate students with ties to these institutes have office space and laboratories on the top three floors.
Researchers from across campus and local companies have access to state-of-the-art core, or shared, facilities on the first floor, including:
The teaching wing features eight problem-based learning instructional labs and twelve general purpose classrooms. ISE Lab was built for exploratory learning. Classes held inside move beyond the traditional lecture format. Students are challenged to use their knowledge in solving real-world problems.
Collaboration permeates ISE Lab. The building was designed to foster community, with group study rooms, a large lobby area featuring ample seating and space for public gatherings. Students from every major are invited to spend time inside.
The University of Delaware has received a $10 million commitment from alumnus and Delaware entrepreneur Bob Gore. Read More
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