The greenhouse—a $935,000, 2,400-square-foot structure to be located in a spot adjacent to Gentile Hall and close to the year-round composting site on campus—will include two climate-controlled research labs, a teaching classroom and a faculty office for Robert Vinton Akeley, chair of agricultural science and agribusiness at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. Read more.
In other construction news:
Due to delays in securing state approval and constant rain this winter, a new $62 million Saddleback College football stadium in Mission Viejo, California, will not open until next spring. Read more.