- Associated Press - Saturday, October 11, 2014

URBANA, Ill. (AP) - The University of Illinois’ Urbana-Champaign campus has opened a new $95 million Electrical and Computer Engineering Building.

Gov. Pat Quinn and university President Robert Easter were both at the new building Friday to dedicate it.

The 235,000 square-foot building almost doubles the space available to the university’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Program.

It includes a nanofrabrication laboratory and will have solar arrays installed on both of its roofs this fall.

The cost of the project was split between Quinn’s Illinois Jobs Now! capital construction program and donations to the university.

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