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deferred maintenance

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Dealing With the Deferred Maintenance Challenge

How do you make inroads into a seemingly insurmountable deferred maintenance backlog?

spaces for learning

Spaces for Learning

The evolution of academic spaces on campus continues to transform interiors into areas that are interactive, tech-enabled, and adaptable to a variety of uses for collaborative engagement.

electronic security

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Electronic Security on College Campuses

College campuses need to secure lots of doors, today. Security departments are turning to electronic locks to secure those doors.

movable furniture

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Planning for Movable Furniture

An outdoor furniture installation on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is the result of a desire to increase the use of campus spaces...and a helping hand from a coalition intended to strengthen community.

healthy indoor air quality

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Improving IAQ in Your Foodservice Environments

Foodservice facilities have specific needs. Here are some things to think about when it comes to one of those needs: healthy indoor air quality.

emergency communications

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

EMERGENCY!

Maintaining emergency communication systems inside and outside of buildings across campus is a matter of putting safety first.

Campus Housing

Housing Survey

Campus Housing: Evolving to Meet Student Needs

CP&M recently surveyed college and university housing administrators to find out what issues concern them in their daily operations. Here is what they told us.

restroom design trends

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

New Design Strategies for a Reputable Restroom

How today's restroom design trends improve cleanliness and operational efficiency while attracting students.



classroom technology

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Setting Goals in a Digital Age

With a little goal setting, administrators can use technology to advance education and meet students’ needs. Here are two ways in which technology is providing what today's students expect—in the classroom and beyond.

campus lighting

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Lighting the Way on Campus

What's new in lighting technology for campus facilities as well as the campus itself? The answers might surprise you.

new classroom spaces

The New Class

The bionic classroom is here. Packed with technology, reconfigurable on a moment's notice and ready to foster innovation, these spaces help forward-thinking instructors educate next-generation students. College Planning & Management profiles five new spaces that push the edges.

roof

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

What's Up With the Roof?

Out of sight, out of mind should not apply to your facilities' roofs. Attention to evaluating, maintaining, repairing, and ultimately replacing your roofing systems is vital to avoiding unexpected expenses and possible catastrophic damage.

arboreta

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Campus Arboreta: Outdoor Spaces for Learning and for Play

Developing an accredited arboretum contributes to education, enjoyment, and community engagement on campus.

flooring

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Flooring Matters: Finding What Works

Floors are a conspicuous, hard-working element of every facility on campus. Affecting everything from branding, recruiting, and aesthetics to wayfinding, acoustics, and safety, selecting the right flooring for buildings requires attention to detail.

Higher Education Trend

Higher Education Trends: What's In Store For 2018

Our annual look at trends influencing campus life and learning is back for 2018. From regenerative design to the latest developments in technology, these topics are on the forefront as experts discuss what the coming year might bring.

Has interest in sustainability initiatives—from alternative energy and water conservation to “green” landscaping, recycling, fossil-fuel divestment, local sourcing, and more—waned on your campus?


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