uWinnipeg opens environment and science complex

June 28, 2011

The University of Winnipeg held a grand opening ceremony Monday for its $66.58-million Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex, which includes over 30 teaching and research labs, a vivarium, and a 1,127-square-foot rooftop greenhouse. The complex is one of the most energy efficient educational laboratory buildings in North America, and is targeting LEED Gold designation. On Monday the Manitoba government announced $1.8 million to support operating expenses and one-time moving costs for the complex. uWinnipeg News Release | Manitoba News Release