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Colby College Gets $10 Million for Science Center
12/05/2013 11:20 AM ET  

College president William Adams says the gift - from the Shelby Cullom Davis Charitable Fund - is one of the largest in the school's 200-year history.

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) _ Colby College has received a $10 million gift to help build a new science center.

College president William Adams says the gift - from the Shelby Cullom Davis Charitable Fund - is one of the largest in the school's 200-year history.

The 36,400-square-foot science building will house a robotics laboratory, behavioral neuroscience research center and computer laboratories. It will be named the Davis Science Center.

A trustee of the charitable fund - Andrew Davis - graduated from Colby in 1985 and served on the college's board of trustees from 1999 to 2006.

Nearly 2,000 students attend Colby College.


 

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