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Shineman Center throws open its new doors to the public

OSWEGO – From the marvels of a state-of-the-art planetarium to the breathtaking view from the meteorology observation deck, SUNY Oswego’s $118 million Richard S. Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation drew the oohs and aahs of hundreds of community and campus visitors at a recent open house.

Pictured, an animated show in the new planetarium draws a crowd for a journey through the universe, including the Milky Way galaxy.

Pictured, an animated show in the new planetarium draws a crowd for a journey through the universe, including the Milky Way galaxy.

Those touring the Shineman Center saw demonstrations of such equipment as a scanning electron microscope, a greenhouse with variable-ecosystem growth chambers and an inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer.

They visited laboratories including quantum physics, human-computer interaction, microscopy and zoology.

Besides the planetarium, popular stops included a display of student research in the Nucleus atrium, a robotics demonstration and the Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Center.

The 230,000-square-foot building, which opened for classes Aug. 26, took nearly 10 years to plan, design and build, including the past three years of construction employing 350 workers.

Meteorology faculty member Dr. Steven Skubis talk with visitors Cathy and Bill Deban on the observation deck.

Meteorology faculty member Dr. Steven Skubis talk with visitors Cathy and Bill Deban on the observation deck.

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