Project Timeline

Feb 24, 2009: Eric Klumpe from Middle Tennessee State University gives physics seminar on the Uranidrome.

Apr 10, 2009: Ithaca College Integrated Curriculum proposal submitted

Summer, 2009: Physics student Nathan Porter works on sight-lines to identify possible locations on campus as part of a paid summer research internship

Jul 1, 2009: Ithaca College Integrated Curriculum second round, full proposal submitted

Aug 12, 2009: IC-IC proposal not selected. Leslie Lewis (Dean, School of Humanities and Sciences) indicates a desire to move the project forward.

May 2010: The Department of Physics approves the project as one of five strategic initiatives for the department.

May 11, 2010: Project team and Dean Lewis meet with Carl Sgrecci (VP of Finance) and Rick Couture (Associate VP of Facilities).

Jun 30, 2010: Project team and additional faculty meet with Bob O'Brien, Holt Architects to begin feasibility study. The team held meetings with Vice-Presidents, Deans, and Faculty from all five schools to incorporate their ideas into the design.

May 2013: The Department of Physics reaffirms its support of the project as a major initiative for the department.


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