Lawrence has announced the renaming of Science Hall. After the naming ceremony the building will be called “Thomas Steitz Science Hall” to honor the 1962 Lawrence graduate who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry Oct. 7. Wednesday, President Beck also announced that Steitz will give the speech at the 2010 Commencement Ceremony in June. Regarding Commencement, Steitz said, “I have decided that it is very important for me to accept your invitation for next spring’s commencement. My years at Lawrence were of such great importance to me and my life and I feel I must pay tribute to Lawrence.