The new Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts in Cedar City will officially make its debut with a dedication on July 7. The center is the new home of the Utah Shakespeare Festival (USF) and Southern Utah University’s (SUU) Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA).
To make way for the new $65 million Jacksonville High School and a $15.6 million elementary school planned for the Jacksonville North Pulaski School District, the district’s old middle school buildings will be demolished some time this summer.
The University of Iowa (UI) recently withdrew from a planned public-private partnership for construction of a new Museum of Art building in Iowa City after university officials became concerned about the cost, which is currently estimated at $80 million.
The new 116,000-square-foot Experiential Engineering Building and 90,000-square-foot Airbus North Engineering Center at Wichita State University are on track to debut this fall. Together, they will be the first buildings to open on the university’s 150-acre Innovation Campus, designed to enhance applied learning and research at the school.
This year, the University of Iowa (UI) will finally cap years of construction work on several major projects, three of which are valued at $400 million and were funded by FEMA to replace buildings destroyed by the 2008 flood. The three projects are slated for completion mid-year and include the Hancher Auditorium, the Art Building and the Voxman Music Building.