The John R. Brodie Science Building was named in honour of John R. Brodie, who donated $250,000 to further science education and research in Manitoba. A sod-turning ceremony took place on May 26, 1970, and the building was officially opened to students on May 8, 1972.
Constructing the Brodie Building, courtesy of the SJ McKee Archives
The building features a rectangular honeycomb shape with windows surrounding most of the exterior of the building.
The Brodie Building is an important site for scientific research and education; photo courtesy of the SJ McKee Archives
The Brodie Building was visited by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on July 12th, 1970 and a stone was laid at the north entrance to celebrate her visit.