University of Arkansas Builds Up Athletics, Academics

By Lindsey Coulter
(03/26/2015)
A new building designed to support the University of Arkansas’ 460 student athletes will soon debut on the school’s Fayetteville campus. The new 55,000-square-foot Student Athlete Success Center will balance academic support spaces with facilities to help improve students’ health and athletic performance.

KSU to Add National Biosafety Facility


(03/25/2015)
Construction on the National Bio and Agro-defense Facility (NBAF) at Kansas State University in Manhattan will likely begin in May, and is scheduled to take about five years. NBAF will be the country’s foremost animal disease research facility, and will study emerging, high-consequence livestock diseases that threaten animal and human health

The New School to Consolidate Arts Programs

By Lindsey Coulter
(03/25/2015)
New York’s renowned university, The New School, is strengthening its performing arts programs and capacity with an extensive renovation to its 105,000-square-foot Arnhold Building, located in Manhattan. The move will help consolidate The New School’s currently far-flung campus and bring several performing arts programs under one roof.

Q&A: Arkansas University Readies New Visual Arts Building

By Jessie Fetterling
(03/18/2015)
A new visual arts building will greet art students at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith this fall when construction on the project is completed. The three-story, 58,000-square-foot building is the first project of the school’s master plan, unveiled last fall. CDI Contractors is serving as the construction manager on the project, while WER Architects is serving as the designer; both companies are located in Little Rock, Ark.

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.