Wind Power: An Emerging Choice for Schools

By Lisa Hiserodt
The recent Copenhagen Climate Summit simultaneously highlighted worldwide concerns regarding climate change and international hope for collaborative efforts to re-align the path of human development with the natural systems that sustain it.

$25 Million Visual Arts Center Goes for LEED Certification

Plans are in motion for a new LEED-certified, $25 million visual arts center at the University of Wyoming Laramie Campus, with construction slated to begin in July 2010.

Higher Ed. Association Introduces Green Standard

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education introduced a new sustainability tracking program designed to provide a framework for colleges and universities to gauge their progress with green initiatives.

Report Documents Economic Peaks and Troughs

A recent report from the American Institute of Architects, designed to provide a market snapshot, paints a rosy portrait for architects prior to the economic downturn while offering a warning for firms in the market today.

New Orleans Opens Schools Part of $1.6 Billion Plan

A $1.6 billion master plan to rebuild schools here is coming to fruition with the fall opening of Langston Hughes Elementary School.

Feds Provide H1N1 Virus Guidelines for Schools

The Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Education recently released new guidelines to plan for and respond to the upcoming flu season.

Bronx Multi-Use Facility Will Pair Community Center With School

Officials broke ground on the $83 million New Settlement Community Campus, a pre-K-through-12th-grade public school in the Bronx with a nonprofit community center.

Illinois Debuts LEED for Schools Campus

Hubble Middle School, the first LEED for Schools middle school campus registered in Illinois, opened its doors for the first time for fall classes.

Construction Continues on $83 Million University Expansion

n $83 million expansion and renovation that will dramatically change athletic facilities at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is expected to be completed by 2010.

LACCD Budgets $30 Million for Art Installations

The Los Angeles Community College District recently adopted a resolution to provide funds for public art at each its nine college campuses and satellite facilities.