American School & University http://asumag.com/rss.xml en 2015 Educational Interiors Showcase: Submit Your Project http://asumag.com/2015-educational-interiors-showcase-submit-your-project <div class="node-body page-body"><p><script type="text/javascript" src="http://form.jotform.us/jsform/43236142546148"></script></p> </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Contests Fri, 30 Jan 2015 04:03:07 +0000 47841 at http://asumag.com Iowa school district set to take bids for high school renovation (with video) http://asumag.com/renovation/iowa-school-district-set-take-bids-high-school-renovation-video <div class="node-body article-body">The Linn-Mar school board has authorized the DLR Group of Des Moines to begin taking bids later this week for a $30 million renovation project at Linn-Mar High School in Marion, Iowa.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/renovation/iowa-school-district-set-take-bids-high-school-renovation-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/renovation/iowa-school-district-set-take-bids-high-school-renovation-video#comments Renovation Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:08:00 +0000 47831 at http://asumag.com Artist rendering of new Linn-Mar High School. Roosevelt University earns gold-level recognition from state of Illinois http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/roosevelt-university-earns-gold-level-recognition-state-illinois <div class="node-body article-body">Roosevelt University in Chicago received gold-level recognition from the Illinois Governor’s Higher Education Campus Sustainability Compact and the Illinois Green Governments Coordinating Council for its green initiatives</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/roosevelt-university-earns-gold-level-recognition-state-illinois" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/roosevelt-university-earns-gold-level-recognition-state-illinois#comments Sustainability Initiatives Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:03:00 +0000 47821 at http://asumag.com Photo courtesy of Roosevelt University. Firm withdraws offer to buy and convert Grand Rapids school http://asumag.com/dailynews/firm-withdraws-offer-buy-and-convert-grand-rapids-school <div class="node-body article-body">W.L. Perry Associates has decided to withdraw its offer to buy a Grand Rapids elementary school for $250,000 and covert it into professional offices following unsuccessful negotiations with Grand Rapids Public Schools.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/dailynews/firm-withdraws-offer-buy-and-convert-grand-rapids-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/dailynews/firm-withdraws-offer-buy-and-convert-grand-rapids-school#comments dailynews Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:58:00 +0000 47811 at http://asumag.com <p>W.L. Perry abandoned bid to purchase and convert the old West Leonard School in Grand Rapids.&nbsp;</p> Photo courtesy of M Live Media. First phase of Kodiak High School renovation unveiled http://asumag.com/renovation/first-phase-kodiak-high-school-renovation-unveiled <div class="node-body article-body">The new design includes modern spaces geared toward collaboration, learning and socializing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/renovation/first-phase-kodiak-high-school-renovation-unveiled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/renovation/first-phase-kodiak-high-school-renovation-unveiled#comments Renovation Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:03:00 +0000 47801 at http://asumag.com Image courtesy of DLR Group. Time Machine Tuesday http://asumag.com/architecture/time-machine-tuesday <div class="node-body gallery-body">See how far School Facility Design has come since 1928. All the school's shown were featured in an issue of American School & University magazine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/architecture/time-machine-tuesday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/architecture/time-machine-tuesday#comments Architecture Facilities dailynews Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:21:00 +0000 46831 at http://asumag.com Digital Signage Expo http://asumag.com/digital-signage-expo-1 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Las Vegas Convention Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 3150 Paradise Road </div> <span class="locality">Las Vegas</span>, <span class="region">NV</span> <span class="postal-code">89109</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="36.132541">36° 7' 57.1476" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-115.155330">115° 9' 19.188" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=36.132541+-115.155330+%283150+Paradise+Road%2C+Las+Vegas%2C+NV%2C+89109%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://asumag.com/digital-signage-expo-1#comments 36.132541 -115.155330 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 04:46:00 +0000 47771 at http://asumag.com Association of Community College Trustees, Community College National Legislative Summit http://asumag.com/association-community-college-trustees-community-college-national-legislative-summit <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Washington Marriott Wardman Park</span> <div class="street-address"> 2660 Woodley Road Northwest </div> <span class="locality">Washington</span>, <span class="region">DC</span> <span class="postal-code">20008</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="38.925003">38° 55' 30.0108" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-77.053395">77° 3' 12.222" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=38.925003+-77.053395+%282660+Woodley+Road+Northwest%2C+Washington%2C+DC%2C+20008%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://asumag.com/association-community-college-trustees-community-college-national-legislative-summit#comments 38.925003 -77.053395 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 04:43:00 +0000 47761 at http://asumag.com National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, Annual Meeting http://asumag.com/national-association-independent-colleges-and-universities-annual-meeting-0 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill</span> <div class="street-address"> 400 New Jersey Avenue, NW </div> <span class="locality">Washington</span>, <span class="region">DC</span> <span class="postal-code">20001</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="38.895137">38° 53' 42.4932" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-77.011447">77° 0' 41.2092" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=38.895137+-77.011447+%28400+New+Jersey+Avenue%2C+NW%2C+Washington%2C+DC%2C+20001%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://asumag.com/national-association-independent-colleges-and-universities-annual-meeting-0#comments 38.895137 -77.011447 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 04:38:00 +0000 47751 at http://asumag.com University of Utah unveils $50 Million recreation center http://asumag.com/construction/university-utah-unveils-50-million-recreation-center <div class="node-body article-body">The University of Utah has opened a 180,000-square-foot student life and recreation facility on its Salt Lake City campus.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/construction/university-utah-unveils-50-million-recreation-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/construction/university-utah-unveils-50-million-recreation-center#comments Construction New Construction Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:39:00 +0000 47721 at http://asumag.com Photo courtesy of the University of Utah. University of Richmond to install solar panels on recreation center http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/university-richmond-install-solar-panels-recreation-center <div class="node-body article-body">The 204-kilowatt array of photovoltaic panels atop the Weinstein Center for Recreation and Wellness will enable the university to generate an additional 226,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity per year.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/university-richmond-install-solar-panels-recreation-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/university-richmond-install-solar-panels-recreation-center#comments Green Design & Buildings Sustainability Initiatives Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:29:00 +0000 47711 at http://asumag.com Thinkstock.com George Washington University hits roadblocks en route to zero waste http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/george-washington-university-hits-roadblocks-en-route-zero-waste <div class="node-body article-body">George Washington University has missed two deadlines for reaching goals that would make it a zero-waste college, delaying implementation of the school’s far-reaching sustainability plan.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/george-washington-university-hits-roadblocks-en-route-zero-waste" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/george-washington-university-hits-roadblocks-en-route-zero-waste#comments Sustainability Initiatives Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:35:00 +0000 47701 at http://asumag.com Bastyr University abandons plans to restore historic seminary http://asumag.com/facilities-management/bastyr-university-abandons-plans-restore-historic-seminary <div class="node-body article-body">The school had been exploring the possibility of converting the huge but decaying Romanesque Revival building into classrooms and dorms.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/facilities-management/bastyr-university-abandons-plans-restore-historic-seminary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/facilities-management/bastyr-university-abandons-plans-restore-historic-seminary#comments Facilities Management Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:29:00 +0000 47691 at http://asumag.com <p><span style="color: rgb(48, 48, 48); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 19.6560001373291px;">St. Edward State Park&rsquo;s seminary building is in need of repair.</span></p> Photo courtesy of the Seattle Times. Will second time be the charm for NY bond proposal? http://asumag.com/dailynews/will-second-time-be-charm-ny-bond-proposal <div class="node-body article-body">The New Paltz School District in New York is trying again to get voters to pass a $52.9 million capital improvement bond proposal. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/dailynews/will-second-time-be-charm-ny-bond-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/dailynews/will-second-time-be-charm-ny-bond-proposal#comments dailynews Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:25:00 +0000 47681 at http://asumag.com <p>The New Paltz School Board is reposting an improvement bond.</p> Photo courtesy of the New Paltz Times. Technology center at Zane State College certified LEED Gold http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/technology-center-zane-state-college-certified-leed-gold <div class="node-body article-body">The Advanced Science and Technology Center is home to the Zanesville, Ohio, school’s alternative energy program, dedicated to the study and advancement of wind and solar energy. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/technology-center-zane-state-college-certified-leed-gold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/technology-center-zane-state-college-certified-leed-gold#comments Green Design & Buildings Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:18:00 +0000 47671 at http://asumag.com Photo courtesy of SHP Leading Design. LSU Studio Arts Department falls victim to deferred maintenance http://asumag.com/deferred-maintenance/lsu-studio-arts-department-falls-victim-deferred-maintenance <div class="node-body article-body"> Louisiana State University has received no funds to renovate its dilapidated Studio Arts Building, and the school’s art students believe it is because they are undervalued</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/deferred-maintenance/lsu-studio-arts-department-falls-victim-deferred-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/deferred-maintenance/lsu-studio-arts-department-falls-victim-deferred-maintenance#comments Deferred Maintenance Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:58:00 +0000 47651 at http://asumag.com <p>LSU&#39;s&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">Studio Arts Building is in need of repair.</span></p> Baltimore undertakes $1 billion school construction overhaul http://asumag.com/building-structure/baltimore-undertakes-1-billion-school-construction-overhaul <div class="node-body article-body">The city of Baltimore is embarking on a $1 billion school construction campaign that city architects hope will transform the school system’s current prison-like feel. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/building-structure/baltimore-undertakes-1-billion-school-construction-overhaul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/building-structure/baltimore-undertakes-1-billion-school-construction-overhaul#comments Building Structure Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:53:00 +0000 47641 at http://asumag.com <p>Baltimore city students will get schools with a more open feel.</p> Photo courtesy of Baltimore Business Journal. Vaughn College completes $40 Million renovation http://asumag.com/building-structure/vaughn-college-completes-40-million-renovation <div class="node-body gallery-body">Vaughn College in Flushing, NY completed a $40 million project that it equipped the school with expanded and renovated educational and technical facilities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/building-structure/vaughn-college-completes-40-million-renovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/building-structure/vaughn-college-completes-40-million-renovation#comments Building Structure Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:03:00 +0000 47631 at http://asumag.com Are you in favor of making (two-year) community college free for all students, as President Obama has proposed? http://asumag.com/poll/01212015 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"></div><form action="/poll/01212015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-481-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-481"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-481" name="choice" value="481" class="form-radio" /> Yes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-491-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-491"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-491" name="choice" value="491" class="form-radio" /> No</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="47621" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-37KBksEonDeNeBpCjrk_jZe2jTjWHh3F6u_kZuv1iIE" value="form-37KBksEonDeNeBpCjrk_jZe2jTjWHh3F6u_kZuv1iIE" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://asumag.com/poll/01212015#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 04:40:17 +0000 47621 at http://asumag.com University of Pennsylvania forms e-waste recycling partnership http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/university-pennsylvania-forms-e-waste-recycling-partnership <div class="node-body article-body">Electronic Recyclers International (ERI) has agreed to partner with the University of Pennsylvania on its environmental project</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/university-pennsylvania-forms-e-waste-recycling-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/university-pennsylvania-forms-e-waste-recycling-partnership#comments Sustainability Initiatives Thu, 22 Jan 2015 03:41:00 +0000 47611 at http://asumag.com State of the Union expected to include education tax breaks http://asumag.com/dailynews/state-union-expected-include-education-tax-breaks <div class="node-body article-body">In tonight’s State of the Union address, the President is expected to outline major changes to the tax code that will have an impact on childcare, education benefits, and provide funding for the President’s proposal to provide two years of free community college.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/dailynews/state-union-expected-include-education-tax-breaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/dailynews/state-union-expected-include-education-tax-breaks#comments dailynews Tue, 20 Jan 2015 18:21:00 +0000 47551 at http://asumag.com Kentucky lawmaker proposes transgender bathroom law for schools http://asumag.com/dailynews/kentucky-lawmaker-proposes-transgender-bathroom-law-schools <div class="node-body article-body">A Kentucky lawmaker is sponsoring a bill that would ban transgender students from using school restrooms that don't correspond to their anatomical sex, </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/dailynews/kentucky-lawmaker-proposes-transgender-bathroom-law-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/dailynews/kentucky-lawmaker-proposes-transgender-bathroom-law-schools#comments dailynews Tue, 20 Jan 2015 18:14:00 +0000 47541 at http://asumag.com <p>Kentucky law would limit bathroom use to those whose born gender match designation.</p> Photo courtesy of USA Today. Education Department makes a grant to UC Santa Barbara in wake of shooting http://asumag.com/securitynews/education-department-makes-grant-uc-santa-barbara-wake-shooting <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Education awarded nearly $570,000 to the University of California, Santa Barbara to assist with ongoing mental health services following a shooting near the campus in May 2014. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/securitynews/education-department-makes-grant-uc-santa-barbara-wake-shooting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/securitynews/education-department-makes-grant-uc-santa-barbara-wake-shooting#comments security_news Tue, 20 Jan 2015 18:08:00 +0000 47531 at http://asumag.com UC Davis student housing project earns LEED Platinum http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/uc-davis-student-housing-project-earns-leed-platinum <div class="node-body article-body">The $70 million facility spans 320,000 gross square feet across seven, four-story buildings and houses approximately 1,200 freshman students.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/uc-davis-student-housing-project-earns-leed-platinum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/uc-davis-student-housing-project-earns-leed-platinum#comments Green Design & Buildings New Construction Tue, 20 Jan 2015 18:04:00 +0000 47521 at http://asumag.com Cornell racks up latest LEED certification with law school addition http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/cornell-racks-latest-leed-certification-law-school-addition <div class="node-body article-body">An addition to Cornell Law School’s Myron Taylor Hall was certified LEED Platinum, the university’s second LEED Platinum designation, according to the Cornell Daily Sun.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/cornell-racks-latest-leed-certification-law-school-addition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/cornell-racks-latest-leed-certification-law-school-addition#comments Green Design & Buildings Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:59:00 +0000 47501 at http://asumag.com Notre Dame unveils state-of-the-art Stayer Center http://asumag.com/new-construction/notre-dame-unveils-state-art-stayer-center <div class="node-body article-body">The Stayer Center for Executive Education at the Mendoza College of Business, a 63,500-square-foot, multi-story educational building, is the new home of the Notre Dame Executive MBA and the university’s executive education custom and certificate programs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/notre-dame-unveils-state-art-stayer-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/notre-dame-unveils-state-art-stayer-center#comments Construction Green Design & Buildings New Construction Daylighting Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:56:00 +0000 47511 at http://asumag.com © Barbara Johnston, University of Notre Dame More money likely to mean more problems in upcoming Washington bond election http://asumag.com/dailynews/more-money-likely-mean-more-problems-upcoming-washington-bond-election-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Voters in Kennewick, Wash., have not yet decided whether to pass the school district’s proposed $89.5 million bond, but that has not prevented school officials from already discussing how the money will be spent should the proposal pass during next month’s election.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/dailynews/more-money-likely-mean-more-problems-upcoming-washington-bond-election-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/dailynews/more-money-likely-mean-more-problems-upcoming-washington-bond-election-0#comments dailynews Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:53:00 +0000 47491 at http://asumag.com Wake Forest completes $90 million expansion--Photos http://asumag.com/building-structure/wake-forest-completes-90-million-expansion-photos <div class="node-body gallery-body">Wake Forest adds four new buildings in its $90 million expansion project.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/building-structure/wake-forest-completes-90-million-expansion-photos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/building-structure/wake-forest-completes-90-million-expansion-photos#comments Building Structure Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:16:00 +0000 47471 at http://asumag.com Wake Forest completes $90 million expansion http://asumag.com/building-structure/wake-forest-completes-90-million-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">Opening ahead of schedule and under budget, Wake Forest University recently completed a $90 million, two-year expansion project that adds four new buildings to the campus.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/building-structure/wake-forest-completes-90-million-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/building-structure/wake-forest-completes-90-million-expansion#comments Building Structure Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:12:00 +0000 47461 at http://asumag.com <p>Entrance to the new Farrell Hall at Wake Forest.</p> University of Notre Dame plans to upgrade its library http://asumag.com/building-structure/university-notre-dame-plans-upgrade-its-library <div class="node-body article-body">The Hesburgh Library at the University of Notre Dame is undergoing a major renovation. The redesign will include major structural changes, as well as technological enhancement.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/building-structure/university-notre-dame-plans-upgrade-its-library" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/building-structure/university-notre-dame-plans-upgrade-its-library#comments Building Structure Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:36:00 +0000 47451 at http://asumag.com Photo courtesy of Notre Dame.