Science Building

Lockers run vacant in the Science Building

December 6, 2017 News

Lockers, which usually fill up within the first week of school, are still available inside the Science Building. SF State engineering stockroom equipment technician Michael Lino said that some students majoring in engineering decided to not occupy a locker this semester. “The first couple of weeks we’ll have the engineer students reserve a locker first ...

UPDATE: Parts of Science Building scheduled to re-open in two weeks

April 16, 2014 News

SF State officials are scheduling staggered times for faculty and staff to enter the Science Building April 28, according to Ron Cortez, vice president and chief financial officer of administration and finance. With one month left in the semester, some faculty will again have access to their labs while others will remain relocated in pop-up ...

Science Building closure linked to contaminated artifacts from 2000

February 5, 2014 News 1 Comment

People in hazmat suits work in SF State’s Science Building, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. The building is closed after toxic chemicals were found inside. Photo by Gavin McIntyre / Xpress Mercury contamination in the Science Building has been linked to the third floor Treganza Anthropology Museum and the building’s basement, which contains archaeological artifacts. The artifacts may have ...

Update: faculty and staff will get scheduled times to enter Science Building

February 1, 2014 News

SF State faculty and staff with offices and laboratories in the Science Building are to be scheduled a time to enter the premises for the retrieval of items. They must be accompanied by Belfor Property Restoration personnel and have a photo I.D. matching their name on a daily inspection list in order to enter the building, according to documents ...

American Language Institute is moved from Humanities after 20 years for lab space

January 31, 2014 News

[set_id=72157640334755605] The staff of the American Language Institute boxed up their belongings after being notified that their office would be relocated to the downtown campus in order to accommodate chemistry lab space. The need for lab space is due to the Science Building’s closure, according to University spokeswoman Ellen Griffin. Staff began packing and cleaning ...

Toxic chemicals close Science Building, displaces more than 9,000 students and faculty for Spring 2014

January 29, 2014 News 2 Comments

[set_id=72157640272931174] Students and faculty members scrambled during the first week of classes while administration worked to find and furnish alternative spaces due to the closure of the Science building. The closure displaced more than 9,000 students enrolled in classes held in the building, according to an email from SF State President Leslie E. Wong, who notified ...