UCSB Debuts $58.5 Million Library Renovation

The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) unveiled a $58.5 million renovation to Davidson Library in August. The upgrades were designed to enhance teaching, learning and research at the university as well as accommodate the growing student population.

Choosing the Right Education Technology to Support Active Learning

By Chad Lewis
Providing students with a 21st century education and fostering skills like collaboration and critical thinking is causing a shift away from the traditional classroom. This change includes not only designing the physical layout of the space to maximize student engagement and learning, but it also encompasses choosing educational technology that seamlessly aids in enhancing teacher instruction.

Student-Housing Project to Fill Void for Pittsburgh Universities

Construction began Aug. 2 on a student-housing community that will serve the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), both of which are located in Pittsburgh. The building is expected to house a mix of both graduate and undergraduate students from both universities.

Missouri State’s $123 Million in Construction Projects on Track

Missouri State University’s (MSU) main Springfield campus is in various planning, design and construction phases for $123 million worth of construction projects. Several smaller projects will wrap up in time for the start of fall classes next week, while some larger projects have yet to break ground.

2016 Project to Watch: Innovate ABQ Campus

By Lindsey Coulter
University of New Mexico Albuquerque officials and local leaders broke ground July 12 on what will eventually be the 160,000-square-foot, six-story Lobo Rainforest Building. The groundbreaking marks the beginning of Phase I of the four-phase, seven-acre InnovateABQ campus project, envisioned to be a multi-dimensional, integrated work, live and play community.