Gallery: University of Scranton’s LEED Silver Loyola Science Center Use...

There's no doubt that the look and feel of higher education is changing. Massive lecture halls, where students are merely a face in the crowd, and teachers are miles away, are finally going extinct. In their place are bright, open learning environments that encourage interaction, discussion and creativity. To encourage interaction between scientific disciplines, the 200,000 sq. foot Loyola Science Center incorporates a dynamic, modern design that includes visible glass-walled laboratories. Instead of only chairs and chalkboards, the Center features ample informal learning spaces, classrooms that permit group activities and hands-on-learning, and teaching and research spaces that are flexible to accommodate changing future needs.

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