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Campus Construction: What You Missed Over the Summer

Iribe Center Nears Completion, Cole Expansion Continues, Dorchester Updated

By Sala Levin ’10

Campus construction

Photos by Stephanie S. Cordle and John T. Consoli

Photos by Stephanie S. Cordle and John T. Consoli

Summer means a break for most students, but not for the campus itself. Over the warmer months, Facilities Management tackled new construction and renovation projects and made serious headway on ones already in progress. Bill Olen, executive director of planning and construction for Facilities Management, gives a rundown of the projects transforming the university.

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Cole Field House

Construction that will turn Cole Field House into a cutting-edge facility for academics, athletics and research continues until late 2019. Through the fall, workers will be erecting steel and putting in building foundations, plus finishing the tunnel between the new field in Cole and Maryland Stadium’s locker rooms.

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