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New $46.5 million fitness center opens at UNR quoting : KOLO

as informed in The E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center isn’t just a facility where students, staff, and faculty can work out.
The E.L. Weigand Foundation gave an $8 million naming gift to the university for the fitness center.
The fitness center wasn’t just built with current students in mind.
“You take a fit body and a full brain and you’ve got an amazing individual,” says Kristen Avansino, President of the E.L. Wiegand Foundation.
Total project cost is $46.5 million dollars, funded through private gifts, student fees, institutional funds and state slot tax bond proceeds.

New $46.5 million fitness center opens at UNR

As it stated in RENO — The University of Nevada, Reno has opened up a new $47.5 million fitness center.
The University of Nevada, Reno Foundation, student fees and bonds accounted for $3 million of the project’s total costs.
The E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center includes a gym with three basketball courts and areas for weightlifting, cardio training and classes.
Funding for the project included an $8 million naming gift from the E.L. Wiegand Foundation and $1.5 million from Mario Gabelli and the Gabelli Foundation.
The fitness center is open to UNR students, faculty, staff and alumni.

As it stated in

UNR’s new fitness center opens its doors

The new E. L. Weigand Fitness Center, a $47 million, 108,000-square-feet facility, has opened its doors.
The complex includes multiple basketball courts, weightlifting, fitness classes, a running track and a fitness stairway.
School administrators say the new fitness center helps expand learning and development outside of the classroom, and that it ensures the campus more fully integrates wellness.
Students at the University of Nevada, Reno have a new way to stay healthy.
The use of the facility is free for undergraduate students.

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