Opened in the Fall of 1997 and funded in part by a $2 million Federal grant, the 40,000-square foot MNS building is home to the University's science and mathematics departments. MNS houses state-of-the art laboratories, the marine biology wetlab with flowing sea water from the Mt. Hope Bay, a saltwater learning platform, computer facilities, lecture halls and faculty offices.
The department maintains a broad spectrum of state-of-the-art instrumentation for use in instruction and faculty and student research. Current equipment includes: