MacConnell Award Winners Named at LearningSCAPES 2016

Entries from the 2016 James D. MacConnell Award winner and finalists were on display at the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) LearningSCAPES 2016 Conference in Philadelphia earlier this month.

XQ Institute Announces 10 Super Schools to Receive $10 Million

Super School Project awarded 10 schools approximately $10 million each on Sept. 14. The project, created by Laurene Powell Jobs (wife of the late Apple founder, Steve Jobs) and the nonprofit Emerson Collective, launched in September 2015 in an effort to encourage architects to rethink and redesign the American high school to be more collaborative and technologically advanced.

Global Innovation Exchange to Change Seattle Tech Research Landscape

Silicon Valley may soon enough get some competition with the ground breaking of the Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) building in Bellevue on Sept. 27.

University of Pennsylvania Celebrates Perry World House Opening

The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia debuted its new hub for global engagement and initiatives, Perry World House, on Sept. 20.

CU-Boulder’s Ketchum Building Earns LEED Gold

The University of Colorado (CU) Boulder earned LEED Gold certification in July for the $9.4 million renovation of its Ketchum Arts and Sciences Building, which was completed in early 2016.