Santo Domingo School To Mix Old and New

By Lindsey Coulter
The New Mexico Public School Facilities Authority and Bernalillo Public Schools officially broke ground on the new Santo Domingo Elementary/Middle School on Nov. 12. Together with students, Santo Domingo Pueblo tribal representatives and members of the of Van H. Gilbert Architect PC (VHGA) design team, the two organizations blessed the project before turning the first ceremonial shovel.

EDspaces Conference Sees Growth in 2015

The Education Market Association’s recent 2015 EDspaces Conference and Expo, held Oct. 28-30 in New Orleans, attracted a significant number of attendees.

University of Texas Opens New Oral Health Care Center

The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio recently opened its new Center for Oral Health Care and Research.

Education Facilities Management Forum Kicks Off Oct. 19

By Yasmin Parsloe
An estimated 70 directors of educational facilities will meet in Dallas Oct. 19 and 20 for the complimentary Education Facilities Management Forum.

Q&A: Bismarck’s Newest High School Design

By Jessie Fetterling
Recent student enrollment growth in Bismarck required the city to open a third high school in time for the 2015-2016 school year. DLR Group designed the facility along with locally based J2 Architects, the associate architect on the project. The new Legacy High School is not only designed to accommodate 1,200 students, but also to reflect the district’s commitment to health and wellness.

Kyle Field Renovation to Debut at Texas A&M

Phase II of the $485 million construction project at Texas A&M University’s Kyle Field should be completed in time for this year’s Sept. 12 home opener.

EDspaces Accepting Innovation Awards Submissions

The 2015 EDspaces Conference and Expo Innovation Awards competition is now accepting submissions for outstanding products for educational facilities.

UND Breaks Ground on Collaborative Energy Complex

The University of North Dakota (UND) in Grand Forks broke ground July 20 on the Collaborative Energy Complex (CEC), a new facility that will become the new front door to the university’s College of Engineering and Mines.

Facility Upgrades Equal Energy Savings at MSU

Montana State University (MSU) recently announced that its first energy savings performance contract (ESPC) has exceeded its projected energy savings by more than 15 percent.

Missouri State Undergoes 20 Construction Projects

More than 20 major construction projects are underway to improve the Missouri State University (MSU) campus in Springfield. In the past three years, the school has seen a number of major improvements, including those made to its athletic and recreation facilities completed last year, and this summer is no different.