Construction on Campus

The University continued to expand in 2007/2008 with four major projects highlighting campus activities. Ground was broken Feb. 15, 2007, on the $65-million Markin Hall project, a four-level complex that will house the School of Health Sciences and Faculty of Management. It is expected to open during the summer of 2010. Oct. 17, 2008, marked the official opening of Turcotte Hall. The building houses the Faculty of Education and provides cutting-edge math/science and computer laboratories, improved office and classroom space and allows room for further expansion. The $24-million Alberta Water and Environmental Science Building will open this fall. This new state-of-the-art facility increases the University's applied research capacity in areas such as watersheds, water ecology, water quality and public health, environmental monitoring, hydrologic forecasting and water resource management. The Aquatic Research Facility is slated to open in early 2009. The University's Sports Field Complex, an $11-million project, is to be completed in the summer of 2009.