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Gleaming, streaming, futuristic home for Computing and Information Science, called Bill & Melinda Gates Hall, that opened for business this week.

Bill and Melinda Gates Hall soon-to-be new home of The Faculty of Computing and Information Science.

As Gates Hall rises on campus, information science and computer science students and professors expressed excitement and anticipation for the building’s opening.

Nearly 400 Cornell alumni, parents, friends, faculty and staff got a behind the scenes look at the soon-to-be-complete Bill and Melinda Gates Hall during the annual Cornell Silicon Valley conference, CSV13: A new Wave of Innovation, on April 30. The video played on monitors throughout the venue and through an augmented reality app that played [ Read More ]

Since ground broke on Gates Hall in March, professors said they are eagerly awaiting the new $60 million computing and information sciences building, which they hope will promote greater collaboration between the Departments of Computer Science and Information Science.

With the architect’s work completed, construction on Bill & Melinda Gates Hall, the new home of the Faculty of Computing and Information Science, is expected to begin this month.

The Cornell University Board of Trustees gave the final thumbs-up for the construction of Bill & Melinda Gates Hall at its March 9 meeting in Ithaca.

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