UTRGV Edinburg mapping out $35.6M engineering centerUTRGV Edinburg mapping out $35.6M engineering centerhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=145652016-09-23T05:00:00Z2016-09-23T19:00:00Z

​​​​EDINBURG - The University of Texas System Board of Regents approved a plan to construct a state-of-the-art facility on UT Rio Grande Valley Edinburg campus.

UTRGV aims to increase the number of engineering students with construction of the 53,400-sf building.​

Completion of  the $35.6 million Interdisciplinary Engineering and Academics Studies Building​ is anticipated by November 2018.​​

According to Edinburg Mayor Richard García, "(the) new facility will include six engineering teaching labs, two discipline-specific computer labs, eight 60-seat general classrooms, offices for faculty and staff, and support spaces for graduate and doctoral students."​​

The Interdisciplinary Engineering and Academics Studies Building will be located adjacent to the west Physical Science Building, which will be abandoned and demolished.​

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