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Sacramento State is expanding upper-division student housing, Charleston Southern University is adding on to its new health sciences building, and Dartmouth College is working on a faculty and graduate student center.
Driverless shuttles are gaining ground at colleges and universities as part of campus transportation planning.
The Marietta, Ohio, district is considering locating new schools on Washington State Community College property as part of a modernization effort.
College and university leaders report what they’re doing and challenges in keeping campuses appearing fresh, and safe, in a survey on 2019 trends.
For higher ed, 2018 proved to be a good primer for flexibility and keeping postsecondary missions in focus. More changes to come in 2019.
A Massachusetts college has transformed an energy-consuming science building that once isolated academic departments into a sustainable facility that now unites the entire campus—not just the sciences.
The University of Maryland created a webpage (UBmag.me/mold) to keep the campus informed about mold remediation efforts, including FAQs such as: Q: What steps can I take to help prevent […]
Artificial intelligence, or AI, is quickly becoming commonplace in computers and consumer electronics. The term refers to the ability of computers to be trained to accomplish specific tasks by processing […]
In supporting students as they make the transition to campus life and beyond, officials at some colleges recognize that students may be transitioning into motherhood as well. Women now make […]
Veterans Lounge Niagara University (N.Y.) This lounge, which will be located in the university’s primary science building, comes after Victory Media recently recognized Niagara as one of the country’s top […]
Above-normal humidity across the East this summer caused mold problems in residence halls at several colleges and universities. In many cases, students moved to hotels and other lodgings while crews […]
When academic institutions consider upgrades to student residence halls, campus leaders have many options. Ultimately, one overarching question challenges campuses across the country: Is it more efficient to renovate the […]
Seven beacon characteristics and nine high-potential higher ed uses—from campus tours to class attendance. LINK TO MAIN ARTICLE: Beacons beckon on campus Lynn Freehill-Maye is a writer who lives in Beacon, […]
Why most colleges are only experimenting: Determining the technology’s value “I think the best thing to do in higher ed is to pilot, experiment and be aware of the technology, […]
Architects strive to maintain the historical integrity of structures when repurposing buildings—while ensuring they provide comfort and the modern conveniences students need. Called “adaptive reuse,” renovating older facilities for different […]
Two additions to the School of Business at Tulane University in New Orleans connect two renovated 46,000-square-foot facilities that once housed separate undergrad and graduate business programs. CHALLENGE: Officials wanted […]
Student philanthropy programs have become common in higher ed, but few colleges dedicate a physical space for these initiatives. The University of Kentucky, however, recently opened an office for student […]
To free up bandwidth for academic platforms, Purdue University has suspended access to five major streaming services in its four largest lecture halls. Students can no longer stream Netflix, Hulu, […]
Top 6 biggest bandwidth hogs this year, according to campus IT officers: Smartphones Desktop and laptop computers Smart TVs Video systems (DVD/Blu-ray players, Apple TV, Roku, Slingbox) Game boxes (PS3, Wii, […]
What do you see as the biggest challenges colleges face when managing network bandwidth in residence halls, and are administrators generally doing all they can to manage bandwidth issues? […]