In July 2021, UC Berkeley’s Coleman Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership officially expanded into the Seeley G. Mudd Building (Mudd Hall), located at the corner of Scenic Avenue and LeConte Avenue in Berkeley, CA. The institute will retain occupancy in Shires Hall, which has been home to UC Berkeley’s Fung Fellowship and Master of Engineering programs for the past five years. The expansion into Mudd Hall comes at a time where the Fung Fellowship and Master of Engineering programs are experiencing unprecedented growth in enrollment. The newly renovated building features multiple classrooms with state-of-the-art learning technology, student meeting rooms, and a student lounge that includes an outdoor terrace with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay. While the Fung Fellowship program will remain centered at Shires Hall, Master of Engineering staff will now be split between the two buildings, with student services moving to Mudd Hall while career and capstone advising stay at Shires Hall. “The expansion of the Fung Institute into Mudd Hall represents another exciting step forward during a time of momentous growth for both our MEng and Fung Fellowship programs,” said Stephany Baker, executive director of the Fung Institute. “We are eager to make Mudd Hall another space in which our students can learn, study, and build community. Thank you to the Fung Institute team and the facilities staff for your patience and flexibility in carrying out such a smooth transition. And while we pause to celebrate this moment we continue to press forward knowing that even greater successes await us.” Learn more about UC Berkeley’s Fung Institute. Written and edited by James Wang.
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