The James P. and Tasia K. Argires Science Complex located at 50 East Federick Street consists of Nichols House, Caputo, Roddy and Brossman Halls. The state-of-the-art facility is a teaching and research center that is equipped with the latest lab equipment, providing opportunities to undergraduates that in many other instutuions, are only available to graduate students.
Caputo Science Hall
The new 88,000 square feet Caputo Science Hall was opened in the fall semester, 1999. This contemporary science facility houses the departments of biology, chemistry, nursing, and physics and the meteorology program. It includes:
- 26 Science Teaching Laboratories
- 26 Student/Faculty Research Laboratories
- 1 High Tech Teaching Auditorium. 150 Seats.
- 4 Classrooms
- 1 Student Study Lounge
- 1 Student Café and Lounge
- 3 Conference Rooms
- 39 Faculty Offices
Roddy Science Hall
Renovation of the 55,000 square feet Roddy Science Hall was completed in January 2001. Roddy Hall houses the botany and ecology programs, geology, computer science, and physics. It includes:
- 13 Science/Computer Science Teaching Laboratories
- 14 Student/Faculty Research Laboratories
- 2 Large Auditoriums. 108 Seats
- 7 Classrooms
- 1 General Purpose Computer Laboratory
- 1 Seminar/Study Room
- 9 Specialty and Support Rooms
- 13 Faculty Offices
Located next to Caputo and Roddy Halls, Brossman Hall was built in 1994. It houses several faculty offices, a medium sized classroom, a computer science laboratory, and laboratory space for oceanography and geology.
Located next to Caputo/Roddy Halls, Nichols House includes the Earth Sciences offices and the Remote Sensing and Imaging Laboratory.