Project Updates Archive

Below you will find a list of previous project update stories:

1/31/2013 1/23/2014

The wow factor: open house at the Albert Sherman Center  

01-09-2013Eyes were wide. Faces animated. Subtle “oohs” and “wows” were heard as people from across campus streamed through the Albert Sherman Center (ASC) on Wednesday, Jan. 9, for their first look inside the new building.

1/16/2013 1/24/2014

Planning the big move  

09-21-2012Planning the big move Months of construction remain, with parts of the building still showing exposed steel, pipe and concrete, but planning is underway for filling the Albert Sherman Center with people and equipment.

1/16/2013 1/16/2013

Construction Moves Inward  

04-09-2012With the ventilation stacks in place on the roof and workers fitting the last pieces of glass into the section of the building facing the quad, the Albert Sherman Center is now fully enclosed, marking a major milestone on the path to completion.

4/9/2012 4/10/2012

A preview of coming attachment  

05-05-2011Now showing on the Medical School quad is a preview of what the exterior of the Albert Sherman Center (ASC) will look like when finished. It’s a temporary display known as a visual mock-up that incorporates all the elements proposed for use on the exterior of the ASC.

5/9/2011 5/9/2011

Jet power for Sherman Center  

01/18/2011 To make sure the lights shine brightly in the Albert Sherman Center, UMass Medical School is turning to high-efficiency jet power to expand the output of the campus power plant.

12/27/2010 1/24/2011

Steel time  

12/27/2010 Construction of the Albert Sherman Center moved into a new phase this September, with workers beginning to build up after months of digging down.

12/27/2010 1/24/2011

The Last Blast  

09/22/2010 Construction of the Albert Sherman Center moved into a new phase this September, with workers beginning to build up after months of digging down.

9/21/2010 1/16/2013

Digging Deep to Soar  

08/05/2010 Digging Deep to SoarThe ceremonial groundbreaking for the Albert Sherman Center came during Convocation last fall, but shovels hit the ground for real this April as construction of the nine story, 480,000 square foot building began in earnest. In early