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In the back room of a lab located on the top floor of Papazian Hall are 17 lab rats currently being used in an experiment run by the psychology department. The rat lab is under the direction of Centennial Professor of Psychology
In the years leading up to the Cold War, the U.S. government enlisted the help of a wide array of research sites around the country, including Papazian Hall, to assist in the Manhattan Project: an endeavor to construct the first atomic bomb.