Along with impressive renovations and upgrades of existing facilities across the Forty Acres, entirely new buildings have been constructed or are on the way — each designed specifically to enhance learning and the student experience.
The AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center hosts students, faculty, and campus visitors with unique, state-of-the-art conference facilities.
The Belo Center for New Media provides interactive classrooms and meeting space for students in the Moody College of Communication and houses the KUT Public Media Studios.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex, which includes Dell Computer Science Hall, encourages new levels of collaboration and innovation with open discussion areas and glass-walled labs.
Dell Medical School, complementing and strengthening many existing UT programs, will open in 2016. It will feature facilities for education and administration, research, and medical offices in a complex adjacent to the main campus and to a new teaching hospital.
The Dell Pediatric Research Institute opened in 2010 as a state-of-the-art medical research facility. Working closely with the new medical school, it will continue to advance understanding of childhood diseases and disorders, taking pediatric care in Central Texas to a higher plane.
The Engineering Education and Research Center, when it opens in 2017, will add open, flexible space for interdisciplinary teaching, research, and hands-on student projects. It will allow the Cockrell School of Engineering to expand into facilities equal to the excellence of its faculty and students.
The Liberal Arts Building is a model for sustainable planning and design, a welcoming home for the college where classrooms and gathering spaces maximize student and faculty interaction.
Robert B. Rowling Hall, the new home for the McCombs School of Business’ graduate programs, is set to open in 2017. Combining traditional classrooms with spaces geared for flexible interactions and brainstorming, the building will embody a new way of learning and applying the art of business for the future.