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University of Maryland Celebrates Opening of A. James Clark Hall

November 2, 2017

Natifia Mullings, 301-405-4076

Tour state-of-the-art bioengineering facilities that will spark innovations in human health

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- University of Maryland, state and local officials will gather to dedicate A. James Clark Hall, the university’s new engineering facility that will transform the region’s biotech corridor. Media will be able to tour the 184,000-square-foot building and see the state-of-the-art bioengineering facilities where students from one of the university’s fastest growing degree programs will spark innovations in human health.  A. James Clark Hall will serve as a hub for new bioengineering partnerships and collaborations throughout the Baltimore-Washington region.


  • Wallace D. Loh, President, University of Maryland
  •  Robert L. Caret, Chancellor, University System of Maryland
  • Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., Maryland Senate President
  •  Maggie McIntosh, Chair of the Appropriations Committee, Maryland House of Delegates
  • Courtney Clark Pastrick, Board Chair, A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation
  • Darryll Pines, Dean and Farvardin Professor, A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland


Friday, November 10, 2017

9:15 a.m. - building tour for media

10:30 a.m. - speaking program begins




A. James Clark Hall

8278 Paint Branch Dr.

College Park, MD 20742



Media must RSVP by Nov. 9 to secure nearby complimentary parking. General parking is available at the XFINITY Center.  


Media will be required to show identification and credentials at the media check-in table prior to entering the event. 


A mult-box audio feed will be available at the event.