Science Education and Research Center

Building Dedication: October 10, 2014

The Science Education and Research Center, at 247,000 square feet, is one of the largest buildings devoted exclusively to scientific research in the Philadelphia region. The seven-story structure includes 52 research labs and 16 teaching labs, open spaces to foster collaboration, and high-tech equipment such as clean rooms and a low-vibration scanning tunneling microscope facility. SERC’s official ribbon cutting and building dedication took place on October 10 during Temple's Homecoming Weekend and included tours of the building.

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SERC: Fueling the latest scientific discoveries

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SERC: A new era in scientific exploration at Temple

Temple University's new Science Education and Research Center (SERC) will support scientific inquiry that utilizes both experiments in the lab and work with high-performance computers. A celebration is planned for this Friday, Oct. 10, during Homecoming weekend.

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Event Details

Building Dedication and Ribbon-cutting Ceremony was held Friday, October 10, 2014.