The University of New England new College of Health Professions Lecture Hall is a State-of-the-Art interactive distance learning facility, linking up to four locations at one time. Multimedia presentations of any type may be presented on the large screens while information is simultaneously distributed through the wireless infrared network system. The Lecture / Podium provides centralized control of all types of media presentations. The four-section touch screen allows for previewing while the current presentation is playing. Other controls include lighting, sound, screens, and power window treatment.