Auburn University and the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday for a new $21 million facility that will house the school's new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) research center.
The ceremony will be at 2 p.m.
It will be located in the Auburn Research Park on Devall Drive.
The public is invited.
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Among those on hand will be Alabama Gov. Bob Riley and Auburn University President Jay Gouge.
The construction of the 45,000-square-foot-facility should be in September.