Northern Michigan University to Add 1,200 Beds by 2018

Northern Michigan University (NMU) began construction Aug. 4 on the first phase of a multiple building living-learning community intended to expand campus housing options.

California Baptist University Project Reaches Milestone

California Baptist University (CBU) recently celebrated the topping out of a new events center and arena located on the university’s main campus in Riverside.

Science on Display

By Jessie Fetterling
A transparent and open design helped the new 100,000-square-foot life sciences building at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles showcase its science education. Opened in time for the university’s first day of classes last fall, the $110 million building features several ways for visitors to get a glimpse of the school’s research and curriculum in action.

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.