Construction Progress News & Updates

Gift Paves Way for Collaborative Learning Center in Bizzell

University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren announced at the OU Board of Regents meeting today that The Helmerich Foundation of Tulsa is making a $500,000 gift in support of the renovation of a floor in the Neustadt Wing of Bizzell Memorial Library to create a 21st century collaborative learning center.

 

May 2014: Collaborative Learning Center Construction Progress

For those following our progress on the Bizzell Lower Level 1 Collaborative Learning Center construction, here are the latest photos.

April 2014: Collaborative Learning Center Construction Progress

For those following our progress on the Bizzell Lower Level 1 Collaborative Learning Center construction, here are the latest photos.

March 2014 Progress on the Collaborative Learning Center

For those of you who have been in Bizzell recently during the day, you have probably heard a lot of loud noises echoing throughout the building.

The Latest Photos of the Collaborative Learning Center

We have received new photos from Manhattan so we can all get the latest sneak peak from behind the construction wall on Lower Level 1 of Bizzell Memorial Library.

Behind the Blue Wall – Collaborative Learning Center in Progress

For those of you following our progress on the Collaborative Learning Center being created on Lower Level 1 of Bizzell’s Neustadt wing, we thought you might like to get a peak of the work going on behind the blue wall.  Here are some recent images so you can see how we’re progressing:

Collaborative Learning Center VIDEO

Want to learn more about Dean Luce’s vision for the Collaborative Learning Center? 

Where did we move the stuff?

If you’re just returning to Bizzell after a nice summer break, you’ll probably notice we had to move some of our services and resources to clear the area on LL1 for renovation.  Here’s a simple table outlining where it went:

What is a Collaborative Learning Center?

The Collaborative Learning Center, also referred to as the Collaboratorium, is a renovated space in the Lower Level 1 Neustadt wing within Bizzell Memorial Library that supports and enhances active learning and collaborative group work. This revitalized zone provides a collaborative environment where students can work on group projects, utilize geo-spatial tools, edit video for a class, video conference with universities across the globe, analyze data in the humanities in ways never before possible, or simply sit down for coffee with friends.