UW Bothell Hosts UWB 3 Groundbreaking Celebration May 25th

Monday, May 22, 2012

CONTACT: Richard Penny, (425) 352-3395,  pennyr2@uw.edu

BOTHELL, Wash. – This Friday, May 25th, the University of Washington Bothell community is holding a public ceremony celebrating the groundbreaking for construction on the UW Bothell Science and Academic Building to be known as UWB 3.
The groundbreaking ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. next to the UWB 3 construction site located near the center of campus behind the library. UW President Michael Young will speak as will Senator Rosemary McAuliffe, and Associated Students of the University of Washington Bothell (ASUWB) President Frederic Hensen.

Several dignitaries are scheduled to attend including: Senator Andy Hill, Representatives Moscoso and Stanford and City of Bothell Mayor Mark Lamb. Holly the Husky will also be on hand.

The 74,000-square-foot building will house 11 science labs, several classrooms, gathering space, and a 200-person lecture hall. This space translates into the ability to serve an additional 1,000 students each year. It is the first building to be constructed on the UW Bothell campus in 10 years.

Following the ceremony there will be refreshments, and campus tours. For directions and campus map,click here. For more information, contact Richard Penny or (425)352-3623.

About UW Bothell: The University of Washington Bothell combines the benefits of a small campus with the resources and prestige of a world-renowned university. Offering over 30 degrees, options, certificates and concentrations, its curriculum emphasizes close student-faculty interaction, collaboration among students, and hands-on learning. For more information, visit www.uwb.edu