Date: Fri, 15 Oct 1999 12:16:24 -0400

Author: Gerald Zani

Subject: Re: science bldg designs

Post:

The reference I gave to the book "Modern Physics Buildings Design and
Function" By Ronald Palmer PhD and William Maxwell Rice came from Frank Nilon
a few years ago.

At 09:03 AM 10/15/99 -0700, you wrote:
>Hey Guys:
> I inhabit Millikan!!!!! We are in the final phase of construction of
>an addition (read that new building) on the east end called the Andrews
>building. We have completely changed our way of teaching since the glory
days
>when this building was first completed. We are now teaching small group
>classes leaving the auditorium unused. Our one real classroom is not
designed
>to allow group interations. We are teaching classes in the labs areas. the
>Mathmeticians have expanded their operations to most of the second floor.
With
>the conpeltetion of the new Andrews building we will only have one room, over
>the planetarium, on the second floor.
> The new Andrews building will have a dedicated general physics
>classroom, a new elementary physics lab, and an astronomy classroom on the
>first floor. The second floor will be for the mathematicians. The basement
>will house 2 new senior research labs, 3 faculty labs, and optics lab space
and
>a computer room. The new Andrews building is a bit small.
> Construction started in Feruary and will be complete in mid November.
>We're using the building next semester. SMP is the architect firm and
Hamilton
>Construction is the general contractor. We will see at the end of next
>semester how well this works.
> Frank
>
>===================================CUT HERE==================================
>Frank M Nilon
>Senior Laboratory Technician
>Department of Physics and Astronomy
>Millikan Laboratory Physics is the study of Frictionless
>610 College N. Ave. elephants whose masses can be ignored
>Claremont, Ca. 91711-6359 Blackboard 4-145
>909 621 8721
>909 621 8463 (FAX)
>fnilon@pomona.edu
>

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Dept. of Physics #1843
Brown University Phone: (401) 863-3964
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