January 19, 2014

Cornell: Gates Hall Will Open Doors in February 2014

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After years of planning and construction, the Bill and Melinda Gates Hall, which will house the Computing and Information Sciences unit, will be complete next month.

“It’s like a boy coming into a candy store,” said Haym Hirsh, dean of Computing and Information Science.

Photo: Diana Mak / Sun Staff PhotographerConstruction of Gates Hall took two years and $60 million of funding. The building will house both the computer science and information science departments when it opens in February.