On May 25th, the University hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication to celebrate the opening of the Bioengineering and Sciences Building (BSB). The building, built by The Beck Group and designed by ZGF Architects, is the largest academic building on campus at 220,000 square feet and connects to the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Laboratory (NSERL).
Attendees headed towards the event.
Deputy Chancellor of The University of Texas System and former university President Dr. David Daniel (L) and Dr. Bruce Novak, Dean for the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
Standing room was available for the crowd that gathered.
Vice President for Administration Dr. Calvin Jamison addressed the audience.
From left: Dr. David Daniel, newly appointed president of UT Dallas Dr. Richard Benson, and president ad interim Dr. Hobson Wildenthal.
From left: Dr. David Daniel, Mayor of Richardson Paul Voelker, Dr. Bruce Novak, Dr. Richard Benson, Dr. Hobson Wildenthal, Dr. Steven Leslie, Dr. James Bartlett, Dr. Mark Spong, Dr. Inga Musselman, and Dr. Calvin Jamison.
Staff, faculty, and students gathered in the atrium of the BSB Building to enjoy refreshments.
Students and staff took tours of the new facility.
Guests sipped fruity beverages served in labware.