Barshinger Life Sciences & Philosophy Building

Franklin & Marshall College

Lancaster, PA

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Collocation enables two interdisciplinary programs – the Biological Foundations of Behavior and the Scientific & Philosophical Studies of the Mind – to explore life’s big questions together. 

The Georgian Revival exterior belies cutting-edge teaching and research labs with shared instrumentation spaces and common meeting spaces that promote collaboration. The building is fitted with central laboratory vacuum; compressed, purified water; normal and emergency power; and dedicated cooling and conditioning that support vivaria for small animals as well as primates.

Building Facts

  • 89,800 GSF
  • Biology
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Vivaria