Features


Pest Management

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

Pest Management

Keeping unwanted residents off your campus is an integral part of maintaining healthy and safe college facilities.

Indiana University historic building

Altogether Now

A landmark building on the campus of Indiana University has been reconfigured to house 21st-century media learning.

Access Control

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Moving Forward with Access Control

Finding a balance between security systems and budgets, always with the primary goal of a safe campus in mind, can be achieved with planning and advice from the experts.

Lighting design for educational facilities

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Bright Ideas

Lighting design for educational facilities can impact student achievement. A careful balance of natural and artificial lighting is optimal for spaces where learning takes place.

capital projects

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Seeking Approval

Communicating effectively with your board or local authorities is a vital aspect of getting a capital project green-lighted and completed on schedule.

Roofs That Last

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Roofs That Last

From extreme weather to the passage of time, campus roofs take a beating. Keeping your roofs in prime condition is key to maintaining secure, comfortable facilities.

procurement challenges

Solving Procurement Challenges

Here are six common procurement challenges and how purchasing professionals are solving them.

Washington College of Law complex

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Building a New Tradition

American University's new Washington College of Law complex consists of a dramatic collection of spaces centered on a great atrium that unifies a series of interconnected buildings.



Learning Environments and Technology

Technology (Innovations for Education)

21st-Century Learning Environments

Balancing pedagogy, technology and space is key to creating innovative learning facilities.

Digital Signage

Technology (Innovation for Education)

Reaching and Engaging Students with Digital Signage

Planning and flexibility are key when developing digital resources for informing your campus population of news, opportunities and events.

learning styles

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Bring Back the Agora!

Encouraging the exchange of knowledge in informal as well as formal gathering places is redefining and shaping the physical spaces in which teachers teach and students learn.

higher education trends

Looking Ahead: Thought Leaders Forecast Trends 2016

From the campus library to guns on campus, covering a variety of higher education issues, a range of higher education industry experts share their outlooks on what the future holds.

Campus Policing

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Campus Policing Made Friendly

Conflicting narratives make campus policing difficult. Three schools talk about high-touch practices that keep their schools safer.

living-learning laboratory

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Common Ground

Campus landscapes can have an integrated role in education and research. At the University of Wisconsin–Madison, a living-learning laboratory -- The Lakeshore Nature Preserve — has successfully evolved in partnership with the greater campus community.

Appearances

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Keeping Up Appearances

On all corners of a campus, facility managers must pick and choose where to put resources to protect physical assets. Three professionals speak up about how they keep everything looking great while staying on budget.

To help foster innovation, many colleges and universities have opened business incubators, helping students and others in their community to help make their innovative dreams a reality. Has your institution established a business incubator on (or near) your campus?



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