Maureen Wilkens Science Center

The Maureen Murphy Wilkens Science Center is the hub of academic research on campus.

  • Opened in 2010
  • 14 laboratories for biology, chemistry, physics, biochemistry and neuroscience and other research initiatives
  • Also home to the Leslie Ferrick McCafferty Career Center, which works in collaboration with faculty across disciplines to translate in-demand career skills into the curriculum

The Maureen Murphy Wilkens Science Center expands opportunities for interactive teaching and learning, preparing students in the sciences for high-growth fields and graduate study. Here, faculty and students collaborate on groundbreaking research, and have received more than $2 million in National Science Foundation Funding over the past decade.

Classrooms in the Wilkens Science Center are not limited to students in the sciences. All classrooms contain state-of-the-art media to facilitate a variety of presentations and interactive media. In addition to classrooms and laboratory space, the Wilkens Science Center offers meeting space and common areas for solo and group study.

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