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Managing Hazardous Waste on Campus

Colleges and universities should have plans in place at the beginning of the school year to ensure the safe management of hazardous waste. Doing so ensures the safety of both the campus and surrounding communities.

Colorado State University Bioengineering Building

Design/Build Value Comparison on Campus

The recent addition of three laboratory buildings on the campus of Colorado State University, completed through three different delivery methods, allowed the university to determine the delivery method that was more cost efficient, efficient, and enjoyable, while retaining a high level of design and construction.

Five Ways to Effectively Scale Inclusive Access on Your Campus

Colleges and universities are improving access, affordability, and student achievement with digital delivery of course materials.

The Planning and Design of Workforce Development Centers

Colleges and universities across the U.S. are creating workforce development centers to educate and train a new workforce. Programs frequently fall into two categories: industry-specific skilled trades training and automotive engineering training.

Five Ways Audiovisual Experiences Can Benefit Higher Education

Rapid advances in AV technologies over the past decade have created new opportunities to improve education. Let’s dive into five different ways that colleges and universities can put this new generation of AV solutions to work.

Washington Update: Changes in Congress or Business as Usual?

Many of you are on the edge of your seats with the mid-term elections only a few weeks away—Tuesday, November 6. The outcome of these elections will have an effect on national, state, and local education policy and politics.

Six New York City Universities Work to Reduce Water Use

Participating schools will join hospitals, restaurants, and hotels in the New York City Water Challenge. In addition to fixture retrofits, universities will initiate student water conservation campaigns.

Food Allergies on Campus

Food allergies are on the rise. Menu management systems can help campus food service workers, as well as customers, identify and avoid “trigger foods” that can cause dangerous reactions.



Spotlight on Interdisciplinary Learning

Architects play a crucial role in helping institutions create spaces that allow ideas, learning, and interests to converge. Yet designing successful interdisciplinary learning spaces requires a deep understanding of evolving challenges and opportunities. CP&M recently spoke with Stan Chiu, AIA, LEED-AP, Principal, and Dave Paeper, AIA, CID, Principal, of HGA to learn more about interdisciplinary learning, as well as the spaces in which it takes place.

Evolving Vegan Options at Michigan State

Michigan State is working to understand the perspective of vegan diners and enhance options on campus.

On-Campus Laundry 101

Do your washers and dryers make the grade? Here are some of the things you can do to optimize your laundry room’s performance.

Celebrate Anniversaries. Break a World Record.

Colleges and universities are creating unique PR and engagement opportunities through record-breaking anniversary marketing campaigns.

Washington Update: It’s Crunch Time

residence hall at Framingham State University

Designing for Sustainability: The Case for Early Intervention

This call to action explores the missed/lost opportunity when sustainability planning for higher ed projects begins too late in the game.

Renovation or New Construction?

Deciding between creative re-use of an existing building or new construction is not an architectural decision that happens in a vacuum. It's critical to understand all the problems that you are trying to solve.

Western Washington University Makes Over Energy Program

Western Washington University relied on Excel spreadsheets to manage their energy spending in the past, leaving them with no data. See how they transformed their operations, got the data they needed and saved over 200 hours per year.

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