You’re invited: Troxel Hall dedication 3 p.m. Friday

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Everyone is invited to the Troxel Hall dedication ceremony, 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at the state-of-the-art lecture hall north of Farm House. A short program will include ISU leaders and members of the Troxel family.

Troxel Hall, a state-of-the-art lecture hall, opened for students this week.

The Change Happens Foundation provided the lead gift for Troxel Hall. The building is named for Douglas D. Troxel, a 1967 ISU alumnus, president and chief executive officer of the private family foundation.

Troxel Hall opened its doors for students this week. It features new technologies and an innovative design for modern large-class instruction. The building also incorporates the latest innovations in architectural sustainability to reduce its carbon footprint, earning it LEED gold certification.

The building is a university classroom, however, chemistry and other College of Liberal Arts and Sciences courses, are the current primary users of the 400-seat auditorium.


About Liberal Arts and Sciences The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is a world-class learning and research community. Iowa State’s most academically diverse college, LAS educates students to become global citizens, providing rigorous academic programs in the sciences, humanities and social sciences within a supportive personalized learning environment. College faculty design new materials, unravel biological structures, care for the environment, and explore social and behavioral issues. From fundamental research to technology transfer and artistic expression, the college supports people in Iowa and around the world.

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