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.

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