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University of California, Davis
March 22, 2006


March 29, Wednesday -- UC Davis will celebrate the opening of a new building dedicated to the study of mathematical sciences. The 65,000-square-foot, $22 million Mathematical Sciences Building provides new office and research space for the Department of Mathematics, Department of Statistics, the Center for Computational Science and Engineering, and the COSMOS (California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science) program. The guest speaker at the dedication will be Gayle Wilson, former first lady of California and chair of the COSMOS advisory board. Other speakers will include UC Davis Chancellor Larry Vanderhoef; Winston Ko, dean of the division of mathematical and physical sciences; and dean emeritus Peter Rock.
The event will take place at the entrance to the new Mathematical Sciences Building, between Academic Surge and the Crocker Nuclear Laboratory, beginning at 3 p.m. Opening ceremonies will be followed by student-led tours of the building.

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* Amanda Price, College of Letters and Science, (530) 752-9023,
* Andy Fell, UC Davis News Service, (530) 752-4533,

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