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A ceremonial Groundbreaking event for the Albert “Albie” Sherman Center was held at the UMass Worcester campus on Sept. 17, 2009. A crowd of more than 300 guests gathered to celebrate the potential of this state-of-the-art facility. Speakers included Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray, Massachusetts Senate President Therese Murray, Worcester City Manager Michael O'Brien, and Massachusetts Life Sciences Center President Susan Windham-Bannister, among others.


Sept. 15, 2009: Worcester Telegram & Gazette article
New labs - UMass Med starts major research building

Sept. 17, 2009: Worcester Telegram & Gazette editorial about the Groundbreaking
Medical future - UMass project confirms role on world stage