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Tawes Hall
Tawes Theatre Conversion
Open Spring 2016! Both the auditorium and high volume stage area of the Tawes Theater have been converted for new use as both Academic Space for the Dept. of American Studies and the addition of eight new classrooms. Six of these spaces are General Purpose Classrooms which include two 100+ seat tiered collaborative lecture halls; one 78 seat collaborative classroom; three collaborative General Purpose Classrooms at 30-35 seats; and seminar and media classroom space dedicated to American Studies.

Cost: $17M --- Completed: December 2015

H.J.Patterson Building
HJ Patterson Wing 1 Renovation
Renovate First, Second, Third and Fourth floor of Wing #1-Offices for international units to include Director, International Education Services, Office of Chinese Affairs, Education Abroad, Israel, Middle East, and East Asian Studies. Work includes demolition of the floors, new AHUs, fire protection system including sprinklers, replacement of windows and addition of an elevator.

Cost: $18M --- Completion: March 2017

Edward St. John
Edward St. John Learning & Teaching Center
This project is for a state-of-the-art instructional facility focused on innovation in collaborative learning environments located in the central part of campus. Serving approximately 12,000 students each day, there will be seating for nearly 1970 students in a variety of spaces ranging from 42 to 328 seats, including (9) 24 seat general chemistry labs in the east wing. Study space, lounge space, and a small cafe are included. A faculty development suite & the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship will be located in the former Holzapfel Hall. Scope includes demolition of Shriver Hall and a small portion of Holzapfel Hall.

Cost: $114M --- Completion: December 2016

Bioengineering Building
A. James Clark Hall
This project is for construction of a new Bioengineering Building to house the Robert E. Fischell Department of Bioengineering and the Robert E. Fischell Institute for Biomedical Devices. The building will contain research and instructional labs, classrooms and offices. The project will also include an added 6th floor designated as a campus vivarium.

Cost: $168M --- Completion: March 2017

Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science & Innovation
Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science & Innovation
This project will house the Department of Computer Science and the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies and support the growth of the department teaching and research programs, facilitate the integration of modern teaching and research activities, improve the ability of students and faculty to collaborate, and promote collaboration with industrial and community partners. This project will contain office, instructional and research space, including state-of-the-art hacker/maker space in which students, faculty, and outside partners share knowledge and ideas via workshops, presentations and lectures.

Cost: $138M --- Completion: December 2017