March 2017 College Planning & Management

March 2017


Features

Life Sciences Building

Future Focused

By Amy Milshtein

From responsive rooms to bold buildings, today's colleges and universities are embracing innovative learning environments.


snow storm

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

It Might Happen: Tips for Preparing for Natural Disasters

By Ellen Kollie

Depending on your location, you may be at risk of experiencing specific disasters, such as earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, tsunamis, wildfires or winter storms. Here is advice from the experts on being prepared.


Leaky roof

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Is the Roof Leaking?

By Matt McGrew

Leaky roofs can lead to expensive damage to facilities. Early detection of roof leaks can save headaches and dollars. Here is a look at various methods of leak detection for commercial roofing systems.


campus lighting retrofit

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Tackling a Lighting Retrofit: Ten Tips for Success

By Mark Rowh

Can you save energy (and money) by undertaking a retrofit with today's lighting technology? Yes, you can, say the experts.


green cleaning

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Green Cleaning Without VOCs

By Mike Sawchuk

Take a closer look at the "no VOCs" claim when evaluating your green cleaning efforts.


Special Section

Venice High School Campus Remodel

Impact on Learning

Venice High School Campus Remodel


University of Miami

Impact on Learning

University of Miami


George Mason University

Impact on Learning

George Mason University


Coppin State University

Impact on Learning

Coppin State University


Northwestern University

Impact on Learning

Northwestern University


Impact on Learning

University of Richmond


Clemson University

Impact on Learning

Clemson University


Fitchburg State University

Impact on Learning

Fitchburg State University


California State University, Long Beach

Impact on Learning

California State University, Long Beach


Des Moines University

Impact on Learning

Des Moines University


Columns

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Developing Human Capital

By Deborah P. Moore


The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

Solar, Minus the Investment

By Pamela Gorsuch

Towson University installed 4,000 solar panels with zero upfront costs.


Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

Virtual Reality

By David W. Dodd

The potential applications for education are exciting to consider.


Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

Ethics in Facilities Management

By Pieter van der Have

How do we integrate ethics into our FM duties?


Recruit & Retain (Santa Clara University)

Embracing Mobile Technology

By Grace Hartman

Bolstering enrollment in the digital era.


Departments

University of Colorado: Champions Center

Facility Focus (Sports and Athletics)

University of Colorado: Champions Center


Stonehill College: Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex

Facility Focus (Sports and Athletics)

Stonehill College: Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex


Products

Wireless Access Control at Penn State

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Easy Wireless Access Control


green wall

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Green Wall Stands Out


Extras

Tornado Safety at the University of Oklahoma


Ask the Expert (Cleaning Equipment)

Are battery-powered backpack vacuums worth the investment?

By Jacalyn High


What Causes a Flat Roof to Leak?


Hot Tips (Outdoor Spaces)

Paths to Campus Enrichment

By Kyle Asire


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