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.


Fall 2016: The project team met with Dean Vincent Wang of the School of Humanities & Sciences to introduce him to the project. Dean Wang expressed interest in the project and encouraged the team to engage in campus conversations about the project.

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