Features


STEM

STEM Equality

Innovative programs and a concerted effort by many colleges and universities are increasing enrollment of women in STEM programs and helping them to navigate careers in traditionally male-dominated jobs.

classroom design

Everything I Learned About Learning in Kindergarten

What higher education can learn from kindergarten classroom design.

internet of things

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Intelligent Facilities

The Internet of Things can make the job of facilities managers easier, but getting buy-in may take some time and education.

parking payment station

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

The Value of Parking Audits

In today's technology age, parking audits are more important than ever.

clean campus

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Getting Clean

Are the buildings on your campus clean enough? We asked the professionals how clean buildings should be—and how to get them that clean.

Building Envelope

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

At First Sight

Diverse, innovative materials are available for the building envelope, adding impactful visual interest as well as energy efficiency to campus facilities.

campus outdoor space

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Outside Ideas for Urban Campuses

Urban-based institutions are often limited in the size of their campus footprint. Initiatives and installations at these urban campuses are optimizing outdoor spaces to maximize wayfinding, safety, and aesthetics.

campus sports and recreation buildings

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Embracing a New Vision for Sports, Fitness, and Wellness

Traditionally seen as venues for sporting events, workouts, and team practices, campus sports and recreation buildings are taking on an exciting new mission.



environmental design

The Safe and Secure Campus

Safe By Design: Can attention to environmental design lead to a safer campus?

When the conversation moves from how to secure buildings and expands to securing entire campuses, attention to environmental design can help with answers.

prefab construction

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Today's Prefab Construction

Personalized prefab is here. Really. Are you willing to try it?

facilities and landscaping

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Building Closer Town-and-Gown Ties

Unprecedented pressure heightens the importance of effective interaction between colleges and the cities they inhabit.

facilities management

Business

Taking Stock of Your Facilities

Colleges and universities can improve facilities management and maximize budget efficiency through comprehensive, campus-wide assessments.

green demolition

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Green Demolition

Often before a new building goes up, an old building must come down. These are the steps to a systematic, sustainable approach to demolition.

campus police

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Today’s Well-Dressed Campus Police Officer

Here's a look at the technology with which the well-dressed police officer—and the officer's car—are equipped, to ensure the best possible outcomes when policing campus.

adaptive reuse

Recycled Facilities

Creative adaptive reuse and retrofit projects are resulting in unique spaces for student living and learning.

Does your college/university have a campus food bank/pantry available for food-insecure students?



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