The Maureen Murphy Wilkens Science Center reflects the College's goal to build distinctive academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences by leveraging Emmanuel's unique location in Boston and in the heart of the Longwood Medical and Academic Area.

The Maureen Murphy Wilkens Science Center

Maureen Murphy Wilkens is a 1956 graduate of Emmanuel College. She and her husband Frank Wilkens have generously supported the College for many years and we are proud to name this building in their honor.The Center has been designed to:

  • Advance the educational mission of the College by increasing opportunities for interactive teaching and learning and to enable the College to better prepare students in the sciences and other fields
  • Enhance the academic experience for students and faculty and optimize the use of space to build community and foster collaboration
  • Provide state-of-the-art classrooms for all disciplines Maximize energy efficiency as a "green" building, emphasizing sustainability
  • Provide student study areas, common meeting space and faculty offices for collaborative learning

Maureen Murphy Wilkens Science Center Quick Facts
Architect - Goody Clancy
Construction Manager - Walsh Brothers

  • Four floors & 47,500 square feet
  • Faculty/student research space and offices
  • Student study areas
  • New classrooms for all academic areas
  • 120 underground parking spaces
  • Teaching laboratories for:
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Biochemistry
    • Physics