Newly Renovated and Renamed Kellogg Hall Opens

When the 300 plus-seat capacity Kellogg Medical Auditorium opened in the early 1960s, its design was rooted in the way medicine had been, and continued to be taught—in a large lecture hall, reminiscent of an old-fashioned operating theater— and that no longer accommodated the needs of today’s modern medical and graduate education. Last year, Geisel embarked upon a project to address Kellogg, and to upgrade and modernize the auditorium.

The newly renovated and tentatively renamed Kellogg Hall, brings another of Geisel School of Medicine’s classrooms into the 21st century.

The team that brought this extensive project to fruition—Jon Rader, overall construction management; Toni Bacon, who coordinated the interior design; and Christine Maute, who directed the selection and installation of new, high-tech, audio-visual systems—have been tirelessly working for more than a year towards the building’s successful reopening this September.

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