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Track progress of UMSI’s future home through a new website

Dozens of modern tall chairs are aligned in a room with flexible furniture and sleek lighting lined across the ceiling, two people sit in the middle

Thursday, 08/18/2022

A new website highlighting news and live updates about the Leinweber Computer Science and Information Building has been launched. The new home of collaboration, breakthrough technologies and innovative research, the Leinweber CSI Building will house the University of Michigan School of Information in its entirety and expand space for the Computer Science and Engineering division. 

Construction has begun and the building will be completed in 2025. Until then, community members and stakeholders can stay informed on construction progresssupport the new building and watch a live camera feed of the construction progress through the new website.

A modern stairwell leads to a second floor in a large atrium. The side of the stairwell has platform seating integrated among the steps. People walk through the hall.
A rendering of a stairwell with integrated seating platforms.

The building will bring UMSI and CSE together under one roof for the first time, strengthening their collaboration. It will have flexible classrooms and student project spaces, maker labs, offices and event spaces. The architect’s vision for the building is featured on the website. 

Additionally, the Leinweber CSI Building will be the first facility at the University of Michigan to feature geothermal heating and cooling, supporting U-M’s mission of reducing its climate impact. 

Explore more at the Leinweber Computer Science and Information Building website.

Noor Hindi, UMSI Marketing and Communications Writer