The current home of the College of Pharmacy was built in 1975 at a cost of $3.5 million. The building has five floors with a total of 65,200 Gross Square Feet. The building had major structural changes in 1989 & 1990 that added additional structural columns and new exterior wall material for a cost of $3.5 million.
Ground was broken in June 2013 on a new College of Pharmacy building to be built nearby on open ground between the Sorrell Center and the Center for Public Health. The Lozier Center for Pharmacy Sciences and Education and Center for Drug Discovery will be built with $35 million in private donations, including major gifts from Ruth and Bill Scott, The Lozier Foundation and Joe Williams. The 85,000-square-feet building is expected by be complete in 2015. It is expected to open during the 100th year anniversary of the founding of the UNMC College of Pharmacy
Research activities conducted in the Center for Drug Discovery will be especially focused on infectious diseases, making UNMC a national leader in the field.
College of Pharmacy, S 41st St, Omaha, NE