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Robinson Science Hall

The William P. and Bonnie V. Robinson Science Hall is a three-story, 63,000-square-foot facility dedicated to biology, chemistry and health science. Robinson Hall contains high-tech classrooms and state-of-the-art laboratories, research facilities and instrumentation that enable the faculty-student research and hands-on learning for which Whitworth is known. The building's main level features a coffee shop, study areas and a plaza; faculty offices on each level enhance faculty-student interaction. Campus landscaping includes two teaching gardens with native plants and trees that reflect a variety of distinct zones in the Northwest. The new Nelson Garden also includes a lighted courtyard, a water feature and benches with Wi-Fi hotspots.

Highlights of Robinson Science Hall

  • Compound and stereo microscopes for lab courses
  • Crystallography center equipped with a single-crystal X-ray diffractometer
  • Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometer
  • qPCR instrument for molecular analysis
  • Vivarium to study live animals
  • Anatomy & physiology lab with human cadavers