Trustees hear of Frear Building addition

Washington, D.C. — The Board of Trustees was informed today (March 21) that a one-story, 2,500-square-feet addition to Frear Building on Penn State's University Park campus will house support space for plant growth chambers and add program space for the Eberly College of Science.

The addition will be constructed in the existing courtyard between North and South Frear, which are used for instruction and research by the Departments of Biology and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.The addition, along with a surrounding landscaped courtyard and improvements adjacent to the South Frear connector, will create inviting pedestrian access and an enhanced lobby and gathering area.

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Last Updated March 19, 2009