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From the Fall 2018 Edition of Discovery

Coming to Life

Cruising to the finishing line

(Above) Screenshot of the Life Sciences Building, captured on October 3, 208, from a USU webcam broadcast on the College of Science homepage at www.usu.edu/science.

(Above) Screenshot of the Life Sciences Building, captured on October 3, 208, from a USU webcam broadcast on the College of Science homepage at www.usu.edu/science.

Photo courtesy Utah State University IT

As the start of fall semester approached and campus was readied for students’ arrivals, our College of Science Dean’s Office staff watched in awe as Jacobsen Construction employees and partners carefully and efficiently dismanted a massive tower crane used to construct the Life Sciences Building.

We’d marveled over that crane, visible from all parts of our Logan campus, for months as we watched the new building come to life.

Jacobsen Construction employees carefully dismantle a tower crane used to build the new structure

Jacobsen Construction employees carefully dismantle a tower crane used to build the new structure

Photo courtesy M. Muffoletto

Now, the beautiful structure is nearing completion and crews are hard at work on the interior, readying classroom spaces and teaching labs for the building’s first students in Spring 2019.

During this time, we offer sincere gratitude for the many, many people, who’ve worked tirelessly toward this effort: dreaming, planning, advocating, designing, fundraising, building. May your endeavors shine in outcomes: enriching student learning and preparing Aggies to tackle the world’s challenges.

Thank You.


By Mary-Ann Muffoletto

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