UMass Boston Groundbreaking

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Integrated Sciences Complex took place at the University of Massachusetts Boston on June 8, 2011. The $155 million, 220,000-square-foot complex, is being built at the entrance of the Columbia Point campus and will house state-of-the-art research, teaching, and training laboratories.

The new six-story building will include wet and dry research laboratories and support space, undergraduate Biology teaching labs, an infant cognition lab, and two new research centers - the Developmental Sciences Research Center and the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy.

To learn more about this project, please see the DCAM Project Highlights Page or the page on this site.

Also, please check out the UMass Boston's Flickr site to access additional photos from the groundbreaking ceremony or the video of the event, filmed June 8, 2011 at UMass Boston at this link >> UMass Boston's Groundbreaking Video


DCAM Commissioner Carole Cornelison speaks at UMass Boston groundbreaking ceremony
DCAM Commissioner, Carole Cornelison at the groundbreaking ceremony.
Find a copy of Commissioner Cornelison's remarks at this link >

UMass Boston groundbreaking ceremony
Pictured from left to right: Susan Wolfson, Director of Campus
Master Planning, UMass Boston, Richard Walsh, Principal,
Walsh Brothers, Dorothy Renaghan, Assistant Vice Chancellor
for Facilities Management, UMass Boston, J. Keith Motley,
Chancellor, UMass Boston, Carole Cornelison, DCAM Commissioner,
David MacKenzie, Executive Director, UMass Building Authority,
and Ellen O'Connor, Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance,
UMass Boston

Photo Credit: Harry Brett