UNMC to unveil new project Monday

Courtesy of UNMC:

The University of Nebraska Medical Center is set to unveil plans for their newest building, a welcome center that will house historical items, provide a transformational gathering place for campus activities.

Truculent Events Center, first floor, Sorrell Center, 42nd and Emile streets

A groundbreaking ceremony for the newest building to be constructed on the UNMC campus the Wigton Heritage Center.

The 10,000 square-foot, four-level building will be a transformational gathering place, where UNMC will welcome guests, host events and meet with friends and colleagues. It will celebrate and memorialize UNMC’s history, while also serving as a campus welcome center.

It will allow the McGoogan Library of Medicine to take previously hidden prized collections, artifacts, archives and rare books and showcase them to the public.

The $26 million construction project includes construction of the Wigton Heritage Center and renovation of Wittson Hall.

The two buildings will connect.

The project will be completed in 2021.


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