Building bridges


Credit: Karl Connolly

"Everything we know about innovation tells us the opportunity to talk shop in a setting that promotes easy interchange is critical to discovery," says Katherine Newman, dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. With 20 teaching labs and a commons area featuring rocking chairs, the new Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories on the Homewood campus certainly inspires conversation. The facility will bring together undergraduate labs and faculty from five scientific disciplines.