18 October 2016
The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Celebrates the Grand Opening of their New Building
The University of North Dakota’s (UND) School of Medicine & Health Science new building is set to transform the way students and faculty interact on campus.
Steinberg’s health and sciences planning team joined forces with JLG Architects and Perkins+Will to program and design the new 320,000 SF education and research facility. At the grand opening, over 400 attendees celebrated the completion of the project with a ribbon cutting ceremony, building tours, and gala dinner.
Bringing together 8 diverse programs from across campus, the new building actively supports interdisciplinary collaboration amongst students and faculty through a variety of meeting and study spaces, combined departmental office suites, and building-wide transparency.
The building includes:
- 14 active learning classrooms
- 7 health sciences teaching labs
- 8 inter-professional student learning communities
- A simulation center with 5 sim rooms and 14 exam rooms
- A new open work environment for Faculty and Administration
- Open research labs
- Specialty core labs
- Satellite vivarium
- Meeting rooms, collaboration space, and café
Steinberg’s role included leading the programming and planning, schematic design, leading design development, interior design, FF&E, and signage & graphics.
The building serves SMHS’s programs in Medicine, Basic Sciences, Physician Assistants, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Medical Lab Sciences, and Public Health.