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University of Minnesota News Service
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Officials from the U.S. Census Bureau and University of Minnesota will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open a new Census Research Data Center (RDC) laboratory. RDCs are secure Census Bureau facilities where researchers from academia, federal agencies and other institutions with approved projects receive restricted access to unpublished Census Bureau demographic and economic microdata files.
University of Minnesota
27 Willey Hall
225 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minn. 55455
Note: Videography and photography will be permitted. Directions to Willey Hall and a campus map can be found at <http://campusmaps.umn.edu/tc/map.php?building=2|207>.
Reporters planning to attend should contact Catherine Fitch of the University of Minnesota at 612-626-3923 or <firstname.lastname@example.org>.