Green California Summit Kicks Off April 7


(03/31/2015)
California’s efforts to combat climate change and grow a vibrant economy that will sustain both present and future generations will be highlighted at the upcoming Green California Summit in Sacramento April 7-8.

Construction Boom Improves Southern Oregon University


(03/25/2015)
Southern Oregon University (SOU) continues to improve and expand, with more than $130 million in capital improvements scheduled or completed since 2010.

Peaceful Oasis Built for Stanford University


(03/18/2015)
The Windhover Contemplative Center, which was completed in October 2014, stands in stark contrast to the rest of the bustling Stanford University Campus in Stanford, Calif. Designed by Aidlin Darling Design of San Francisco, the center serves as a spiritual retreat for students, faculty and staff, and is designed to promote personal renewal and wellbeing.

Oregon State University Invests in Energy Efficiency


(02/25/2015)
Oregon State University-Cascades (OSU-Cascade) in Bend, Ore. recently received a $500,000 lead gift from Lee and Connie Kearney to support energy conservation efforts.

San Diego Universities Plan Upgrades, New Construction


(02/12/2015)
Both the University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego) and the University of San Diego (USD) will embark on construction and renovation projects in 2015.

Colorado School Consolidates All Grade Levels

By Lindsey Coulter
(02/11/2015)
Otis School District, located in northeastern Colorado near the Kansas and Nebraska borders, started 2015 off in a big way. In early January, the district celebrated the completion of the new 70,000-square-foot school building that will serve generations of PK-12 Otis Bulldogs.

Coastal Washington School Preps for Potential Tsunami


(02/03/2015)
Ocosta Elementary School in Westport, Wash. recently announced plans to construct a building capable of withstanding a potential tsunami.

OSU to Build $60 Million Forestry Complex


(01/21/2015)
Oregon State University (OSU) leaders announced an initiative earlier this month to construct a $60 million forestry complex.

Upgrading Campus Power Transformers


(12/03/2014)
In May 2013, a transformer explosion caused a power outage and forced evacuations at the University of La Verne in La Verne, setting several trees ablaze. Though no one was injured, it was a necessary reminder that schools and universities with aging transformers should quickly take steps to save utility costs and prevent power outages.
 

University of California, Riverside Expands Rec Center

By Jessie Fetterling
(11/25/2014)
University of California, Riverside (UCR) students now have a student recreation center (SRC) of their dreams, with an indoor climbing and bouldering wall, swimming pool and even a spa. Phase I of the $35.95 million SRC expansion project had its grand opening on Oct. 3, while Phase II is scheduled for completion early next year.