The Alma Mater returned to campus after spending
more than 600 days in the Conservation of Sculpture &
Objects Studio (CSOS) in Forest Park, IL. Prior to that
trip, The Alma Mater had never left the Urbana campus.
On April 8, 2014, the Alma Mater was lifted out of the
CSOS, placed on a trailer, and stored in a secure facility
overnight to prepare for transport back to campus.
Once home to Alma Mater Plaza, reinstallation of the
sculpture is anticipated to take approximately 2-4
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