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Carnegie Science Hall

Academic Departments

  • Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Geology
  • Physics & Astronomy

Carnegie Science Hall is named for its major benefactor, Andrew Carnegie. The vast building houses the classrooms and laboratories of the biologygeology, and physics and astronomy departments.

A major addition and renovation in 1990 nearly doubled the building’s size; among the additions were new laboratories, lecture and seminar classrooms, common spaces for interaction among faculty and students, and the Ladd Planetarium. A rooftop greenhouse and 0.5-meter observatory are among the building’s more notable features.

The steps of Carnegie Science are a popular gathering spot between classes.

  • 44 Campus Avenue
  • Built 1913; additions, 1961 and 1990
  • 84,000 square feet