On Tuesday 2 September 2014 the building name Zernikeborg is officially transferred to the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Accompanied by a brass band a delegation from CIT symbolically transported the letters to the entrance of Nijenborgh 4, where CIT director Tjeerd Willem Hobma officially handed over the Zernikeborg to Dick Veldhuis, Faculty Director of FSE.
Zernikeborg for new building FSE
The name Zernikeborg is intended for the new building of FSE, which will start in 2015. Because the name Zernike - as a famous physicist and Nobel Prize winner - is inextricably linked to the natural sciences, the University decided (in cooperation with CIT) to hand over the name Zernikeborg to FSE.
Smitsborg: new name CIT building
Jan de Jeu, Vice president of the Board of the University, was also present to unveil the new name of the CIT building: Smitsborg. This name was the outcome of a contest. Three lucky prize winners came up with this new name.
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