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  • Battelle Hall

    Battelle 231 Laboratory

    The Anatomy Laboratory

    The anatomy laboratory is equipped with two human cadavers, a variety of anatomical models, and advanced computer visualization software to assist students in learning vertebrate anatomy.

    The Botany Laboratory

    The botany laboratory contains thousands of specimens and includes a two-story greenhouse used for teaching and research. The general biology lab contains both freshwater and marine aquaria as well as biologic specimens for macro-scale and microscopic analysis.

    The Chemistry Laboratory

    The Greenhouse

    Our two-story greenhouse contains an abundance of different biomes including temperate rain forest, temperate forest, woodland, grassland, and savanna. It even includes aquatic species in a small pond environment. All of this botanical species are used within the biologic courses for teaching and research purposes.
    Fuld Laboratory

    Geologic and Environmental Science Laboratory

    The geologic and environmental science laboratory contains thousands of rock and mineral specimens and paper and computer generated maps (GIS software) used to examine local and regional features. A reading and study room is maintained with many current biological and scientific journals for student use.

    Battelle Visualization Laboratory

    The Battelle Visualization Laboratory is located in Battelle Hall and operated by the Center for Computational Studies. This cutting-edge facility is devoted to the teaching and learning of Computational Studies, an interdisciplinary field that combines mathematics, computers and science and made possible through the generous gift of Battelle Memorial Institute.

    The Advanced Computational Laboratory

    The Advanced Computational Laboratory is housed in Battelle Hall and managed by the Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics departments.
    Faculty and undergraduates use this state-of-the-art facility to perform different types of complex computations, including:
    • Symbolic
    • Numeric
    • Graphical
    • Visualization
    • Parallel

    The McCrystal Laboratory

    The McCrystal Laboratory for Behavioral Research psychology is a teaching facility that houses up to 60 animals (rats) and is equipped with a foraging arena, a radial arm maze, a running wheel and operant chambers. Students assist faculty with research and conduct their own independent studies on learning, memory, decision-making and choice behavior.

    The Language Lab

    Learning a foreign language is an ongoing process. You build oral comprehension and expression by using the language in different settings. You fine-tune your pronunciation by listening and responding to audio tapes, your classmates and your professor. You develop reading and writing skills through structured activities.
    There aren't enough regular classroom hours to do all this and do it well. And that's where Capital's high-tech Language Lab comes in.

    The Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory

    This lab has of state-of-the-art equipment, including a fluorescent microscope. Typical activities in this lab include, growing cell cultures and studying the effects of environmental factors on cell function and reproduction.

    Blackmore Library

    Media Classroom

    Television Studio

    Capital University's TV facility is equipped to produce video projects in and out of the studio using digital and analog equipment. The in-house TV studio includes a professional news set, telePrompter, and three Panasonic 200 CLE cameras.
    For on-location shoots, there are seven field cameras. Five are Sony 3CCD Mini-DV digital camcorders. Two others are Panasonic 3CCD S-VHS camcorders. A variety of microphones (lavs, handhelds, and wirelesses), two lighting kits, and five single camera-mounted lights (one for each digital camcorder) enable students/staff/faculty to shoot broadcast-quality video and audio.
    The TV facility also houses five Non-Linear editing systems (Avid Xpress Pro, version 4.6 which run on Windows XP Professional), three Linear editing systems (2 Panasonic AG-7650 S-VHS, 1 Panasonic AG-350 S-VHS), two video switchers (EchoLAB 2500; Videonics Digital Video Master), one character generator (PcScribe Chyron), and a 24 input channel audio board (Mackie 2404) and a 12-channel Mackie mic/line mixer.

    The Schumacher Gallery

    The Schumacher Gallery's Permanent Collections offer a wonderfully diverse selection of more than 2,500 works for study and enjoyment, including works from the 16th to 19th centuries, Asian, Modern and Contemporary, ethnic, graphics and Inuit art, and works of Ohio artists. These collections encompass 2,000 years of cultural history. Since the Gallery's inception in 1964, hundreds of donors have provided objects of art, funds, and services to create this important cultural legacy.

    Capital Center

    The Capital Center Athletic Facility

    The Capital Center is a 126,000-square-foot recreational and athletic complex that includes a 2,100-seat arena, a 3,000-seat Bernlohr Stadium, a 51,000-square-foot multipurpose forum, a 5,000-square-foot fitness center, and a multitude of offices, classrooms and hospitality areas.

    Athletic Training Room.

    Located in The Capital Center, the athletic training room is equipped with various therapeutic modalities, eight treatment tables, twenty-foot-long taping counter, a physician’s office, and a hydrotherapy room. The athletic training room serves as an on-campus hands-on laboratory for students enrolled in the Athletic Training Education Program. The athletic training room is also the location for the health care for over 300 student athletes.

    Health and Sport Sciences Laboratory

    Located in the Capital Center, the laboratory for health and sport sciences is equipped with a Burnlick T500 Stress Testing System, Monarch 884E Sprint Bike, I Works Gas Analyzer, Shuttle MVP, treadmill and additional pieces of rehabilitation and wellness screening equipment. The laboratory is used for instruction and internships as well as clinical practice.

    Conservatory of Music

    Music Technology Laboratory

    The Conservatory of Music Facilities 

    During 1991 and 1992, the Capital University Conservatory of Music underwent a $6.4 million renovation, providing a state-of-the-art environment for the study of music by Conservatory students, as well asoutstanding performance facilities for Central Ohio.
    The Conservatory’s on-campus equipment includes a full complement of instruments and computers, an electronic music studio, an electronic piano/computer room, a music education curriculum laboratory and several rooms with practice pipe organs. In fall 2005, the Paul W. and Ella D. Hugus Memorial Pipe organ was dedicated in Mees Hall. The three-manual, 70-rank organ boasts more than 4,000 pipes and was designed and constructed especially for the hall and the requirements of a pipe organ within an academic environment.

    Harry C. Moores Student Union

    Huber Spielman

    Huber Spielman 30

    WXCU Radio

    WXCU, Radio Free Capital, was voted the “Best Student Run Intern-Only Radio Station” by the College Music Journal in 2007. The station is led by an all-student management team and features a commercial-style alternative format. The studio is equipped with the latest radio broadcasting technology, including both production and playback equipment currently on the air at broadcast stations in Columbus. This provides students with experience that translates directly into real world applications.
    The station is available over the Internet at, on the campus cable system, and is featured in various campus locations. Additionally, the station hosts several concerts each academic year and supports the efforts of student groups campus-wide.

    Kerns Religious Life Center

    Renner Hall

    The Eye-tracking Laboratory

    The Eye-tracking Laboratory allows students to conduct experimental research using a state-of-the-art eye tracking device.

    Writing Computer Lab

    Ruff Learning Center

    Adult and Graduate Laboratory

    Bridge of Learning

    The modernization of Capital University’s Metee Bridge of Learning transformed an inflexible and dated classroom into a learning showcase customized for classroom learning, multimedia presentations, famous people who give talks on campus and even Capital’s Board of Trustees. The space now is a 120-seat auditorium enhanced with the latest audio/visual technology. Fixed and maneuverable seating facilitate lecture-style classroom teaching, as well as collaborative learning among student groups. Modern finishes, sloped seating and sophisticated visual equipment, including five projection screens, enhance the teaching and learning experience, and support accessibility.
    All of this enhances presentations, allows the faculty to present material in a more vibrant, engaging way, and enables students to see, hear and experience lectures and collaborative work clearly and comfortably. This is not a small impact considering that the Bridge of Learning is now the Bexley campus’s largest classroom and the space of choice for hosting guest lecturers.

    Early Childhood Learning Laboratory

    A classroom in the basement of the Ruff Memorial Learning Center has been renovated to resemble an early childhood classroom. This model classroom is equipped with flexible seating, SMARTBoard® technologies, and early childhood literature, math, science, social studies, and art resources. This classroom provides education majors with a place that simulates a classroom, where they can practice teaching in a more authentic setting.

    Troutman Hall