San Diego’s New Urban Discovery Academy to Debut

Construction on the Urban Discovery Academy, a K-8 charter school in San Diego’s East Village, is scheduled for completion in July. The academy will hopefully help attract more families to the urban neighborhood.

Charlie Cart Helps Schools Teach Healthy Habits

Three California school districts recently began testing the latest tool to help students learn about healthy cooking and eating: the Charlie Cart.

Oregon State University Targets Construction Safety

The College of Engineering at Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis is developing a facility geared toward improving safety for both construction workers and the general public.

Green California Summit Encourages Water Reduction

Green industry professionals gathered at the Sacramento Convention Center April 7 and 8 for the Green California Summit and Exposition.

Green California Summit Kicks Off April 7

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

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

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

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

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
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.