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Gadgets Galore at University of West Florida

A new School of Science & Engineering opened in January

Charlotte Crane | 2/1/2010
UWF School of Science and Engineering
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The University of West Florida opened its $31-million, four-story School of Science and Engineering in January, introducing new technology and redesigned learning spaces, including 22 laboratories.

Features include a 3-D theater and virtual reality simulator, robot fabrication and testing laboratories and a glass-walled atrium to put science on display. The school incorporates community links: A Science Discovery Center for hands-on sessions for visiting schoolchildren and meeting space allowing innovators and entrepreneurs to interact with students and faculty.

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