$20M IU Project Moving Forward

Posted: Updated:
Groundbreaking will likely take place this summer, with construction taking approximately two years. Groundbreaking will likely take place this summer, with construction taking approximately two years.

Indiana University's board of trustees has approved designs for a more than $20 million expansion to the School of Dentistry in Indianapolis. The school says the addition will provide state-of-the-art clinics for the school, which has been using facilities built as early as the 1930s.

The three-story addition to the building on the IUPUI campus will feature more than 120 patient treatment rooms and upgraded patient registration and waiting areas. There will also be suspended glass walkways to connect the upper floors to existing buildings. Groundbreaking will likely take place this summer, with construction taking approximately two years.

The school says the project has already attracted more than $4 million in funding from alumni and other supporters. The rest of the project will be paid for through capital funds, auxiliary services revenue and gifts to the ongoing Indiana University Bicentennial Campaign.

Ratio Architects and SmithGroupJJR developed the designs. The firms have also partnered on recent projects for the Robert H. McKinney School of Law, the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute and the IUPUI Campus Center.

  • Perspectives

    • Process Optimization And The Art of Mapmaking - Two Case Studies

      Large or small, businesses contain processes that define how they work. Those processes may be simple or complex, and may or may not be documented and consistent across the organization. During growth and change, processes tend to become more complex in one of two ways: Like pioneers exploring uncharted territory, start-up organizations tend to build processes organically. These methods are rarely documented and evolve quickly with technology and business changes.



  • Most Popular Stories

    • Colts Hire Campbell as VP of Communications

      The Indianapolis Colts have hired Steve Campbell as vice president of communications. He has more than 25 years of experience working at all levels of media, community programming and public service. Campbell currently is president of Campbell Strategies LLC, a local communications and strategy firm providing media counsel to business, nonprofit and public sector clients. He founded the firm in 2009.

    • Kinetrex Energy Adds to Team

      Kinetrex Energy has named Mark Gallo (pictured) director of sales and marketing. Also, Kristin Maguire (pictured) has been appointed senior customer solutions manager and will focus on marketing pipeline gas, LNG and RNG to the transportation sector. Anjuli Skirvin has been named customer solutions manager.

    • Colts Name Chief Sales & Marketing Officer

      The Indianapolis Colts have hired Roger VanDerSnick as chief sales and marketing officer. He is an Indiana native and graduate of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, VanDerSnick comes to the Colts with more than 30 years of experience in the sales and marketing field. He most recently served as chief sales and marketing officer of International Management Group College for six years.

    • Chamber Selects Goshen as Community of The Year

      The city of Goshen has been named the 2017 Indiana Chamber of Commerce Community of the Year. The Elkhart County city is being honored for what chamber President Kevin Brinegar calls a "tremendous" economic turnaround story. Goshen will be recognized November 7 during the Indiana Chamber's 28th Annual Awards Dinner at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Brinegar adds...

    • Planned Sport Resort in Jeopardy

      The fate of a planned $75 million Sport Resort in Porter County is unclear. Our partners at The Times of Northwest Indiana report two partners in the Catalyst Lifestyles LLC project have taken issues to court and little progress has been made at the 170-acre site since groundbreaking nearly a year-and-a-half ago. Plans include multi-purpose dome facilities for sports, entertainment and movie events, a cable wakeboarding lake, lodging space and outdoor athletic fields.