University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Dedicates Clow Social Science Center

The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh celebrated the opening of the university’s newly renovated Clow Social Science Center — home to the College of Nursing and College of Letters and Science — during a dedication ceremony held May 13.

Utah Prepares for Construction of Second Medical School

Construction begins this week on the Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Southern Utah, which will be the second campus for the Colorado-based medical school.

Five Education Construction Projects to Watch in 2016

By Lindsey Coulter
For many schools and universities, upgrade projects and new construction never cease. While innovative and notable projects are continually taking place throughout the country, School Construction News has selected five projects in particular to follow in 2016, checking in throughout the year to update readers on important design and construction milestones from groundbreaking ceremonies to grand openings. Read on to learn more about the 2016 projects to watch.

University of Cincinnati “Glass House” Earns AIA Award

The University of Cincinnati’s “Glass House,” Morgens Hall, recently earned a 2015 American Institute of Architects (AIA) of Ohio Award.

Northeastern University Completes Major Project, Announces Another

Northeastern University officials in Boston made two significant strides in campus development in the past month with the completion of one major project and the announcement of plans to construct a new multimillion-dollar residence hall.

Temple University Embarks on Football Stadium Design

The Temple University Board of Trustees voted on Feb. 8 to move forward with the development of preliminary designs, usage options and environmental impact studies for a multipurpose retail and football stadium project.

Florida International University Pedestrian Bridge to Link Campus, Community

Proving that infrastructure projects can sometimes impact a campus just as much as the construction of a new learning facility, Florida International University (FIU) in Sweetwater will soon add a pedestrian bridge, parking garage, and new sidewalks and plazas to its campus. The new additions are part of FUI’s UniversityCity Prosperity Project, which focuses on creating better transportation links between the university’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus (MMC) and the surrounding community.

Texas A&M Completes Maritime Academy Residence Hall

Midshipmen at the Texas A&M Maritime Academy moved into the academy’s new $45 million residence in December 2015.

New $96.5 million Ole Miss Basketball Arena Hosts First Game

The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) Rebels played their first game against Alabama in the new $96.5 million The Pavilion at Ole Miss on Jan. 7. The new multi-purpose facility is home to both the men’s and women’s basketball programs and will serve as a venue for graduation ceremonies, concerts and other university events.

Cardiff University Selects Architect for $110 Million Project

Cardiff University in Cardiff is making good on plans to invest roughly £300 million (more than $425 million) in cutting edge new research and teaching facilities. The university announced its ambitious plan to construct four new facilities, together forming a new Innovation Campus, in October 2014, and recently selected an architect to design a key component of the complex.