Wine Program Gets Boost from Noted Magazine

The Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation, the charitable arm of Wine Spectator magazine, is making a substantial investment in the future of viticulture with a $3 million gift to Sonoma State University.

L.A. City College Recognized for Design Excellence

The new Los Angeles City College (LACC) Student Union has received a 2014 Design Award at the 44th Annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards. Presented by the Los Angeles Business Council, the awards celebrate the region’s new and innovative architectural achievements.

DePaul Building Wins Construction Award

The Chicago Building Congress (CBC) and Construction Owners Association of America (COAA) International recently recognized the DePaul University Theatre School in Chicago, Ill. 2014 with a CBC/COAA Owners’ Choice Award.

Washburn University Names Residence Hall Architects

The Washburn University Board of Regents moved even closer to breaking ground on a new 350-bed student residence on June 11 when they approved the hiring of HTK Architects of Topeka and KwK Architects of St. Louis.

Kent State Debuts New Design Loft Plans

Exemplifying the high level of design education and expertise offered by its architecture program, the Kent State University College of Architecture and Environmental Design’s soon to be built Design Loft is a model of innovative, forward thinking construction.

University of Michigan to Build Vehicle Test Complex

The University of Michigan is helping bring a future of networked and driver-less cars closer to reality with its soon to be completed Mobility Transformation Facility (MTF).

Harvard Tops Off Longfellow Hall Renovation

Harvard University marked a significant construction milestone in mid May with the topping off of the Graduate School of Education’s (HGSE) Longfellow Hall renovation. The redesign and vertical expansion project will create a new fifth floor to the currently four-level building, adding new flexible meeting and classroom space to the historic campus.

CU-Boulder Kicks Off Athletic Facilities Overhaul

After a record-breaking year of private donations, the University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder) broke ground on a $143 million athletics facility expansion on May 12.

CSU San Marcos Opens New Student Union

California State University San Marcos officially welcomed students to its new University Student Union (USU) on April 15, marking the end of a nearly two-year construction process. The student union was designed to serve as the “heartbeat” of the southern California campus and the new base of student services and activities. The school honored the building’s completion with two weeks of cultural events and activities.

Iowa State University to Add Housing Complex

The Opus Group has announced plans to construct a six-story residential and retail complex near the Iowa State University campus.