CU-Boulder Plans To Pay For $14.4M Ekeley Renovation After It Languishes On State Wish List

Planners on the University of Colorado's Boulder campus received early approval Tuesday to use campus funds -- including some tuition revenue -- to pay for a $14.4 million remodel of the Ekeley Sciences building, which has languished for years on the school's wish list for capital construction money from the state.

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Inside Look: Residence Halls

Expectations and innovations for students' home away from home

With any campus building, what’s on the inside counts just as much—and probably more—than what’s on the outside. This is especially true with residence halls, which must include a balance of private and shared spaces. “The buildings need to promote interaction among students to encourage peer-to-peer learning in support of the institution’s academic mission,” says Jackson Kane, an associate and housing specialist at Lord, Aeck & Sargent. That’s no small order.

Arizona School Backs Off Deal For Free Massachusetts Campus

An Arizona college has backed out a deal for a free 217-acre campus in Massachusetts, citing tens of millions in unanticipated costs.

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In Seattle, Virtual University Will Have a Physical Campus, Too

With name tags clipped on and PowerPoint at the ready, officials from Northeastern University invited prospective students in one night last week for a peek at a new extension campus, 2,500 miles from the school’s home in Boston and about as far northwest as you can get in the lower 48 without swim fins.

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FEMA To Help Replace Univ. Of Iowa Buildings

After months of lobbying and pressure from Iowa's governor, congressional delegation and others, the federal government said Wednesday the University of Iowa will get nearly $84 million to replace a flood damaged auditorium and arts and music facilities.

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USDA Awards Funds To Tribal Colleges In Dakotas

Several tribal colleges in North and South Dakota are receiving federal grants to make campus improvements and provide opportunities for outreach.

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New Rutgers President's Home Gets $90K Makeover, Records Reveal

The sprawling, aging, hilltop house that has served as home to five Rutgers University presidents got a nearly $90,000 makeover before the school’s new president moved in over the summer.

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Mohawk Group Sparks Interior Connection with Power Surge

The Mohawk Group reinvigorates commercial settings with Power Surge, a broadloom and modular carpet Collection that integrates softened geometrics with high-luster yarn to elevate visual synergy.