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O'Shaughnessy Hall

    O'Shaughnessy Hall

O'Shaughnessy Hall is home to 341 male and female residents.

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Louis O'Shaughnessy

    Louis O'Shaughnessy

O'Shaughnessy Hall is named for 1903 alumnus Louis O'Shaughnessy, who worked at his alma mater from 1918 to 1954 as a professor, head of applied mechanics, acting dean of engineering, and director of graduate studies. Renowned for his memory, O'Shaughnessy taught mathematics and engineering-related courses before becoming the first head of applied mechanics, which he built into a strong department. He served the Athletic Council for a quarter-century and spent years heading freshman orientation week.

Building History

Construction started in 1965 and was completed in fall 1966. 

Address: 530 Washington St. SW  |  Map Grid: N-6
Originally Built: 1966  |  Abbreviation: OSHA
Latitude: 37.22538 | Longitude: -80.41832