Centennial video series The first physics building at Rice

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first_imgFacebookTwitterPrintEmailAddThis ShareDavid [email protected] video series: The first physics building at RiceRice University’s weekly centennial videos run through Oct. 12 HOUSTON – (May 24, 2012) – Built in 1914, Rice University’s physics building, called Herzstein Hall, was the first structure to rise on campus after the original group of buildings opened in 1912. The Physics Department had grown so strong so quickly at the new Rice Institute that its accomplishments catapulted it to be the next big project. The Physics Department leader, Professor H.A. Wilson, took a lead role in the design of the building and ensured it would be built as a place for cutting-edge physics research and public service. The public service mission was so important to Wilson and the department that language was written into cornerstone of the building that states that the science taught and researched at Rice should be a service to the community.Working with Centennial Historian Melissa Kean, video producer Brandon Martin takes a look at Rice’s original physics building. To learn more about Rice’s history, visit Kean’s blog at www.ricehistorycorner.com.To help celebrate the university’s centennial Oct. 12, Rice University is producing weekly videos exploring the school’s unique history.The video, available on YouTube at https://sp2.img.hsyaolu.com.cn/wp-shlf1314/2023/IMG7413.jpg” alt=”last_img” />

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