Sheldon ISD Invests $285 Million in New Construction, Upgrades

The Sheldon Independent School District (Sheldon ISD) located in unincorporated northeast Harris County will soon embark on a $285 million bond program.

Katy ISD Breaks Ground on New Elementary School

Katy Independent School District (Katy ISD) broke ground June 7 on the new Robert and Felice Bryant Elementary in Katy, Texas.

Arts Center Creates Cultural Hub in Southern Utah

By Jessie Fetterling
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).

Boise State Boosts Campus Security with Safety App

In an effort to increase campus security, Boise State University has adopted a new safety app.

Arkansas District to Build New High School, Elementary School

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.

University of Iowa Drops Art Museum Partnership

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.

Wichita State on Track for Innovation Campus Debut

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.

Texas A&M Completes Maritime Academy Residence Hall

Midshipmen at the Texas A&M Maritime Academy moved into the academy’s new $45 million residence in December 2015.

University of Iowa to Debut Several Projects After 2008 Flood

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.

University of Wyoming Continues Construction Projects in 2016

Several construction projects are underway at the University of Wyoming (UW), many of which are well on their way to completion.