Western Michigan University’s School of Medicine broke ground Oct. 12, 2012

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Western Michigan University School of Medicine

A crowd of people gathered late-morning Friday for the Western Michigan University School of Medicine’s groundbreaking ceremony.

 

Western Michigan University School of Medicine

Views of downtown Kalamazoo from the new Western Michigan University School of Medicine.

Western Michigan University School of Medicine

Welcome to the Western Michigan University School of Medicine! The building renovations are scheduled for completion in May 2014.

Western Michigan University School of Medicine

The building renovations are scheduled for completion in May 2014.

Western Michigan University School of Medicine

Sun shining on Western Michigan University’s School of Medicine.

 Western Michigan University School of Medicine.

Congressman Fred Upton speaks at the Western Michigan University School of Medicine’s groundbreaking ceremony Friday. Upton praised WMU president John Dunn for delivering on his promise to develop a medical school.

Western Michigan University medical school

Leaders from the hospitals, the university and local government on Friday dug shovels into a crib of soil outside of the medical school building, formerly known as Building 267 when owned by Pfizer, in an area that will be transformed over the next 20 months into a 30,000-square-foot addition containing two circular multi-tiered lecture halls.

Western Michigan University medical school

The new Western Michigan University’s medical school recently was accredited, which allows it to admit students and move forward with plans.

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