Facilities Briefs

SWANSON HALL RELOCATIONS UPDATED: April 8, 2013

Swanson Hall structure to be replaced by the new Cancer Center building.  All offices and laboratories located in SWH are moving to different buildings throughout the campus.   The moves started in February 2013, and will continue through July 2013. Formerly known as Children’s Hospital, SWH was originally constructed in 1946. The building was purchased by the Gilbert Swanson Foundation in 1978 and donated to the University of Nebraska Medical Center which used it for offices and laboratories. A portion of the building was reserved for… Continue Reading

WITTSON HALL / MCGOOGAN LIBRARY

SEMI-ANNUAL TEST – FIRE ALARM SYSTEM RARE BOOK ROOMS On Friday, March 22, 2013, from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 a.m., the fire alarm system serving McGoogan Library’s Rare Book Rooms 8005 and 8010 will be tested.  Testing will be performed with audible alarms sounding and visible “strobe” alarms flashing only on Level 8 of the McGoogan Library. You do not need to evacuate the building, when this disruption occurs. Disruption Schedule: Commence Time:             Friday, March 22, 2013, at 7:00 a.m. Completion Time:            Friday, March 22,… Continue Reading

WITTSON HALL / McGOOGAN LIBRARY

Fire Testing Notification (Level 4) On Tuesday, March 12, 2013, from 7:00 a.m. until 7:30 a.m., the Electrical shop will  test the fire alarm notification system on the 4th floor of Wittson Hall.  The test should last 30 minutes (approximately).  Testing may be performed with audible alarms sounding and visible “strobe” alarms flashing. The audible alarms may be heard throughout the building. You do not need to evacuate the building, when this disruption occurs. If you have any questions, please contact Marvin Olson at 402-510-7245.  Since… Continue Reading