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.

University of Iowa to Debut Several Projects After 2008 Flood

This year, the University of Iowa (UI) will finally cap years of construction work on several major projects, three of which are valued at $400 million and were funded by FEMA to replace buildings destroyed by the 2008 flood. The three projects are slated for completion mid-year and include the Hancher Auditorium, the Art Building and the Voxman Music Building.

University of Glasgow Embarks On More New Construction

Building on 2010-2015 strategic plan growth, the University of Glasgow is now moving forward on the design and construction of a new 150,000-square-foot research building on it’s 74-acre Gilmorehill Campus.

University of North Dakota Campus Sees Construction Boom

The University of North Dakota has experienced substantial growth and change in recent months with the construction and completion of a number of new buildings across multiple departments.

Rhode Island School of Design Revamps Illustration Building

The prestigious Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in Providence unveiled an extensive $12.1 million renovation of its Illustration Studies Building (ISB) on Oct. 10. The newly expanded and modernized building was officially dedicated during the school’s annual RISD by Design event.

University of Chicago Dedicates William Eckhardt Research Center

University of Chicago (UC) leaders recently cut the ribbon on the new William Eckhardt Research Center, which now houses UC’s first molecular engineering program and its Nobel Prize-winning physical sciences research groups.