Hamilton College Arts Building Prepares for Debut

By Jessie Fetterling
(07/23/2014)
The new 81,000-square-foot Kevin and Karen Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts at Hamilton College in Clinton will open later this summer, with an official dedication scheduled for Oct. 10. The new arts building will consolidate all of the theater, studio arts and digital media departments into one concentrated space.

Harvard Refreshes Anthropology Department Library

By Jessie Fetterling
(07/09/2014)
Harvard students and staff moved into the newly renovated Tozzer Anthropology Building in Cambridge in May, about one and a half years after construction broke ground on the project. The renovated facility replaces the Tozzer Library in an effort to combine the social anthropology and anthropology archaeology programs at the school.

Overcrowding Audit Highlights Major Problem for NYC Schools


(07/23/2014)
Nearly one in three New York City public schools experienced overcrowding during the 2012 school year, an issue neither documented nor tracked by the city’s Department of Education, according to an audit released by city Comptroller Scott M. Stringer.

Report Highlights School Safety Gains, Losses


(07/09/2014)
The Indicators of School Crime and Safety for 2013 was released in June, highlighting a number of safety and security issues at the nation’s schools. The report is the result of a long-standing collaboration between researchers from the American Institutes for Research, National Center for Education Statistics and Bureau of Justice Statistics, and is intended to serve as a reference for developing effective programs and policies aimed at violence and school crime prevention.

L.A. City College Recognized for Design Excellence


(07/02/2014)
The new Los Angeles City College (LACC) Student Union has received a 2014 Design Award at the 44th Annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards. Presented by the Los Angeles Business Council, the awards celebrate the region’s new and innovative architectural achievements.