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Governor recommends funding for Tate renovation

Tate Lab Predliminary design concept drawing
Tate Lab Predliminary design concept drawing
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Gov. Mark Dayton has included $56.7 million for the renovation of the Tate Laboratory of Physics in his 2014 bonding proposal. The Governor's proposal, if approved by the Minnesota House and Senate, would provide two-thirds of a total $85 million construction budget. The project is already in its pre-design phase and plans include modern lecture halls and classrooms, instructional labs, study spaces, and conference rooms, along with dedicated space for the Fine Theoretical Physics Institute and the Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics.

The project is already in its pre-design phase and plans include modern lecture halls and classrooms, instructional labs, study spaces, and conference rooms, along with dedicated space for the Fine Theoretical Physics Institute and the Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics. About half of the School’s faculty will have offices in the remodeled Tate, with the remainder in the new Physics and Nanotechnology Building. Tate will also be the home for the teaching and research programs of the School of Earth Sciences.

More information at http://https://mn.gov/governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-110391