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A rendering of the exterior of the  Sharvy Umbeck Science and Mathematics Center

SMC Renovation

Knox College's Umbeck Science-Mathematics Center (SMC) is being re-imagined. A phased plan will deliver improvements to the student experience within the core of the building, while laying the groundwork for improvements to each of SMC's wings. Classes will be taught in the renovated core beginning with the winter term of 2020.

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Image for <p><b>Retro Cool: </b>According to the alumni magazine, the first words spoken in a formal class in the newly completed Science Mathematics Center in Feb 1971, were by Wayne Green, professor of physics: &ldquo;As you remember, we said Friday that pi was equal to&hellip;&rdquo;</p>

Friday, December 28, 2018

Retro Cool: According to the alumni magazine, the first words spoken in a formal class in the newly completed Science Mathematics Center in Feb 1971, were by Wayne Green, professor of physics: “As you remember, we said Friday that pi was equal to…”

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Workers demolish, remove an interior wall in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation.

Image for <p>Artsy, sciency, utility. Three views of electrical conduit removed in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation at Knox College.</p>

Friday, December 21, 2018

Artsy, sciency, utility. Three views of electrical conduit removed in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation at Knox College.

Image for <p><b>Is there any ductwork in the house</b>? Not for long &ndash; demolition on the second floor of the former science library in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation.</p>

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Is there any ductwork in the house? Not for long – demolition on the second floor of the former science library in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Used to Be: A short video in the science library, after walls and stairs are removed for the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

File under: “Used to Be.” As in “this used to be the science library,” now demolished for the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation.

Image for <p>Demolition continues in one of the large lecture halls in the Umbeck Science Center renovation at Knox College.</p>

Monday, December 17, 2018

Demolition continues in one of the large lecture halls in the Umbeck Science Center renovation at Knox College.

Image for <p>Removal of an interior wall near the doorway of the former science library in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation at Knox College.

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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Removal of an interior wall near the doorway of the former science library in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation at Knox College.

Image for <p>Demolition of interior walls continues in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation at Knox College.</p>

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Demolition of interior walls continues in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation at Knox College.

Image for <p>Demolition continues in the former science library on the second floor of Knox College’s Umbeck Science Mathematics Center.</p>

Friday, December 14, 2018

Demolition continues in the former science library on the second floor of Knox College’s Umbeck Science Mathematics Center.

Image for <p>Benches cleared, renovation continues in one of the large lecture halls in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center.</p>

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Benches cleared, renovation continues in one of the large lecture halls in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center.

Image for <p>Demolition of interior walls continues at Knox College’s Umbeck Science Mathematics Center.</p>

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Demolition of interior walls continues at Knox College’s Umbeck Science Mathematics Center.

Image for <p>Renovation continues on the first floor of Knox College’s Umbeck Science Mathematics Center.</p>

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Renovation continues on the first floor of Knox College’s Umbeck Science Mathematics Center.

Image for <p>Outside, fresh snow on top of fresh gravel; inside, demolition continues in the entry and first floor hallway in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation at Knox College. 

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Sunday, December 09, 2018

Outside, fresh snow on top of fresh gravel; inside, demolition continues in the entry and first floor hallway in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation at Knox College.

Image for <p>Today, demolition in a first floor hallway; tomorrow, a space for 21st century scientists, thanks to the renovation of the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center at Knox College. 

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Saturday, December 08, 2018

Today, demolition in a first floor hallway; tomorrow, a space for 21st century scientists, thanks to the renovation of the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center at Knox College.

Image for <p>Demolition continues in the former science library in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation at Knox College. 

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Saturday, December 08, 2018

Demolition continues in the former science library in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation at Knox College.

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Ceiling demolition in a hallway in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation at Knox College. 

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Friday, December 07, 2018

Ceiling demolition in a hallway in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation at Knox College.

Image for <p><b>Throwback Thursday!</b> Prof. Robert Bryan, who taught mathematics from 1963 to 1991, was photographed in February 1971 in a classroom in the newly opened Science Mathematics Center. The classroom was a gift of 197 alumni in memory of Mabel Heren, a member of the Knox mathematics faculty from 1907 to 1950.</p>

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Throwback Thursday! Prof. Robert Bryan, who taught mathematics from 1963 to 1991, was photographed in February 1971 in a classroom in the newly opened Science Mathematics Center. The classroom was a gift of 197 alumni in memory of Mabel Heren, a member of the Knox mathematics faculty from 1907 to 1950.

Image for <p>Blackboards, walls, ceiling, everything in this old classroom is being removed in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation at Knox College.

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Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Blackboards, walls, ceiling, everything in this old classroom is being removed in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation at Knox College.

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Ceiling demolition in a hallway in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation at Knox College.

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Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Ceiling demolition in a hallway in the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center renovation at Knox College.

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