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Some sort of milestone has now been reached in the construction of A400—the structural steel/frame is done, more or less, I guess. At today's festivities, designed to mark the occasion, someone asked, hopefully, whether the project is about half-way done. The chief construction guy said, "ish," and that got a laugh.
Somebody (I know not who) hatched this idea of having the future denizens of A400 sign a construction beam, now that beamage is done. So a corner beam was painted white and, today, after the BBQ (provided, I think, by a local caterer—
|The event was well attended. The construction folks were invited and seemed|
to have a good time.
|That's A400 in the background.|
|Vice President for Instruction, Craig Justice, was on hand, as was the Dean of|
the Schools of Humanities, Languages & Learning Resources, and Social
& Behavioral Sciences.
|Craig noted that some of the faculty who await the opening of A400 were|
compelled to deal with "wildlife" this week, a sly reference to our notorious
dead rat episode. Dean Feldhus declared that A400 will be "the most
beautiful building on campus."
|Here's the actual beam signing. Diane Oaks was on hand to take a group pic.|
|Rebel Girl made a point of inscribing the names of the original faculty of the School of Humanities and Languages (1979)|