Health Science Education Complex

LOCATION
Kearney, Nebraska

AREA
48,500 GSF

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) College of Nursing expanded its programs at the University of Nebraska at Kearney campus. This new facility provides opportunities for inter-professional learning experiences preparing students for careers in rural primary care, new models for acute and critical care and community-based care. Program spaces include classrooms, labs, simulation suites, exam rooms, and musculoskeletal, rehabilitation, and energized labs.

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

  • The building’s anatomy lab is equipped with downdraft ventilation tables, which are wirelessly linked to the building ventilation and lighting systems.
  • Up-blast dilution exhaust fans and laboratory airflow controllers serve building areas requiring precise air pressure control.
  • The building electrical system was provided with emergency natural gas engine generator backup system.
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