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Olin Foundation's Generosity to DePauw and Florida Tech Noted in Newspaper Article

January 29, 2005

January 29, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - A newspaper story on the opening of Florida Tech's opening of its new $14 million F.W. Olin Physical Sciences building mentions DePauw University, home of the F.W. Olin Biological Sciences building. The Florida Today article notes that the new structure was made possible by a grant from the New York-based F.W. Olin Foundation. "Named for a nineteenth century industrialist and entrepreneur, the foundation specializes in funding science facilities at private colleges and universities... [It has] awarded grants totaling more than $300 million to construct and fully equip 72 buildings on 57 independent college campuses. In addition to Florida Tech, recipients include... DePauw."Newspapers 011

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DePauw's Olin building was dedicated on October 15, 1993.  Read more here, and take a "virtual tour" by clicking here.