American School & University http://asumag.com/rss.xml en Ithaca College expands Wi-Fi availability http://asumag.com/dailynews/ithaca-college-expands-wi-fi-availability <div class="node-body article-body">Full roaming support and higher bandwidth will also ensure that students and faculty enjoy uninterrupted Internet access as they move about the campus or connect multiple devices at one time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/dailynews/ithaca-college-expands-wi-fi-availability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/dailynews/ithaca-college-expands-wi-fi-availability#comments dailynews Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:56:00 +0000 46161 at http://asumag.com Image courtesy Ithaca College. Image courtesy Ithaca College. University of Minnesota celebrates five years of sustainability http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/university-minnesota-celebrates-five-years-sustainability <div class="node-body article-body">The University’s sustainability efforts have included reducing water consumption and cutting coal use on campus, as well as a goal of reducing campus-wide energy consumption by five percent each year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/university-minnesota-celebrates-five-years-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/university-minnesota-celebrates-five-years-sustainability#comments Sustainability Initiatives Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:48:00 +0000 46151 at http://asumag.com Raritan Valley Community College to expand science center http://asumag.com/building-structure/raritan-valley-community-college-expand-science-center <div class="node-body article-body">The project will include five science labs and four classrooms. The expansion is needed to accommodate the increasing number of students who are majoring in the sciences.</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/raritan-valley-community-college-expand-science-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/building-structure/raritan-valley-community-college-expand-science-center#comments Building Structure Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:08:00 +0000 46141 at http://asumag.com Image courtesy of Hunterdon County Democrat. Image courtesy of Hunterdon County Democrat. Digital Edition Archive http://asumag.com/digitaledition <div class="node-body page-body">View the digital edition archive.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/digitaledition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:10:37 +0000 46131 at http://asumag.com Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), 2014 Leadership Congress http://asumag.com/association-community-college-trustees-acct-2014-leadership-congress <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">Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), 2014 Leadership Congress</span> <span class="locality">Chicago</span>, <span class="region">IL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Chicago%2C+IL%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://asumag.com/association-community-college-trustees-acct-2014-leadership-congress#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:50:00 +0000 46121 at http://asumag.com Council of the Great City Schools, Annual Fall Conference http://asumag.com/council-great-city-schools-annual-fall-conference <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">Hilton Milwaukee City Center</span> <span class="locality">Milwaukee</span>, <span class="region">WI</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Milwaukee%2C+WI%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://asumag.com/council-great-city-schools-annual-fall-conference#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:43:00 +0000 46111 at http://asumag.com Pennsylvania high school renovation meets project setbacks http://asumag.com/building-structure/pennsylvania-high-school-renovation-meets-project-setbacks <div class="node-body article-body">The need for a steel deck over the new auxiliary gymnasium was left out of the design plan for the expansion and renovation project of Pottsgrove High School in Pottstown, Penn.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/building-structure/pennsylvania-high-school-renovation-meets-project-setbacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/building-structure/pennsylvania-high-school-renovation-meets-project-setbacks#comments Building Structure Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:33:00 +0000 46091 at http://asumag.com Photo courtesy of The Mercury. Vermont students win EPA grant for environmental project http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/vermont-students-win-epa-grant-environmental-project <div class="node-body article-body">A student team from Norwich University in Northfield, Vt., is among five teams in New England chosen by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to receive up to $15,000 to pursue projects that deliver sustainable, alternative methods of addressing environmental challenges.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/vermont-students-win-epa-grant-environmental-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/vermont-students-win-epa-grant-environmental-project#comments Sustainability Initiatives Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:30:00 +0000 46081 at http://asumag.com Education Department announces final campus safety rule http://asumag.com/dailynews/education-department-announces-final-campus-safety-rule <div class="node-body article-body">The Obama Administration announced publication of the final rule implementing changes made to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) by the the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/dailynews/education-department-announces-final-campus-safety-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/dailynews/education-department-announces-final-campus-safety-rule#comments dailynews Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:25:00 +0000 46071 at http://asumag.com New Manhattan school sensitive to the needs of autistic students http://asumag.com/interior-design/new-manhattan-school-sensitive-needs-autistic-students <div class="node-body article-body">A school dedicated to students diagnosed with autism and other developmental disabilities will open later this month in the Upper West Side. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/interior-design/new-manhattan-school-sensitive-needs-autistic-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/interior-design/new-manhattan-school-sensitive-needs-autistic-students#comments Acoustics Interior Design Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:07:00 +0000 46061 at http://asumag.com Michael Grimm Michael Grimm Clemson University reimagines section of campus http://asumag.com/master-planning/clemson-university-reimagines-section-campus <div class="node-body article-body">A 700-bed project at Clemson University will reconstruct a large swath of campus, enabling the university to check off a major to-do item in its 2002 campus master plan. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/master-planning/clemson-university-reimagines-section-campus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/master-planning/clemson-university-reimagines-section-campus#comments New Construction Master Planning Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:49:00 +0000 46051 at http://asumag.com Stevens & Wilkinson Stevens & Wilkinson The Manhattan STAR Academy in New York City http://asumag.com/new-construction/manhattan-star-academy-new-york-city <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Manhattan STAR Academy, which opens this month in New York City, was designed specifically for students on the autism spectrum. GranKriegel designed the school. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/manhattan-star-academy-new-york-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/manhattan-star-academy-new-york-city#comments New Construction Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:59:00 +0000 46041 at http://asumag.com Houghton College expects solar installation to nearly half energy costs http://asumag.com/blog/houghton-college-expects-solar-installation-nearly-half-energy-costs <div class="node-body blog-body">A 2.5-megawatt solar installation is underway at Houghton College in western New York. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/green-schools">Green Schools</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/blog/houghton-college-expects-solar-installation-nearly-half-energy-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/blog/houghton-college-expects-solar-installation-nearly-half-energy-costs#comments Sustainability Initiatives Schoolhouse Beat Green Schools Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:33:00 +0000 46031 at http://asumag.com Video: Construction of citation-winning modular school in Washington http://asumag.com/building-structure/video-construction-citation-winning-modular-school-washington <div class="node-body video-body">Learn more about the construction of the Lake Washington STEM School in Redmond, Washington. The modular facility earned a citation in the 2014 Architectural Portfolio.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/building-structure/video-construction-citation-winning-modular-school-washington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/building-structure/video-construction-citation-winning-modular-school-washington#comments Building Structure Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:03:00 +0000 46011 at http://asumag.com Nassau University Medical Center library undergoes $700,000 renovation http://asumag.com/renovation/nassau-university-medical-center-library-undergoes-700000-renovation <div class="node-body article-body">Located in the low-rise section of NUMC’s Dynamic Care Building in East Meadow, N.Y., the library primarily supports the patient care, biomedical research and graduate medical education information needs of the medical staff, faculty and students</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/renovation/nassau-university-medical-center-library-undergoes-700000-renovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/renovation/nassau-university-medical-center-library-undergoes-700000-renovation#comments Renovation Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:56:00 +0000 45891 at http://asumag.com Tom Sibley/Wilk Marketing Communications Tom Sibley/Wilk Marketing Communications Georgia Tech project stays true to 74-year-old master plan http://asumag.com/renovation/georgia-tech-project-stays-true-74-year-old-master-plan <div class="node-body article-body">A new 8,400-square-foot addition will link the historic Glenn and Towers Residence Halls, as imagined in the original 1940 master plan, according to press release from Stevens & Wilkinson. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/renovation/georgia-tech-project-stays-true-74-year-old-master-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/renovation/georgia-tech-project-stays-true-74-year-old-master-plan#comments Renovation Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:13:00 +0000 45881 at http://asumag.com Stevens & Wilkinson Stevens & Wilkinson University of Virginia reevaluating campus security http://asumag.com/securitynews/university-virginia-reevaluating-campus-security <div class="node-body article-body">As the search for University of Virginia student Hannah Graham continues, university and local government officials are looking for ways to boost security on campus and in the surrounding neighborhoods and commercial districts, the Cavalier Daily reported. </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/securitynews/university-virginia-reevaluating-campus-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/securitynews/university-virginia-reevaluating-campus-security#comments security_news Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:04:00 +0000 45871 at http://asumag.com <p><span>A flyer about the missing of Hannah Graham is seen October 2 in Charlottesville, Va. Eighteen-year-old University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham went missing early in the morning of September 13, 2014. It has been reported that she was last seen outside Tempo restaurant at the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville.</span></p> Alex Wong/Getty Images Alex Wong/Getty Images Is deferred maintenance a regular issue for your school or university? http://asumag.com/poll/10092014 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"></div><form action="/poll/10092014" 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-441-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-441"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-441" name="choice" value="441" class="form-radio" /> Yes (Detail your experience in comments.)</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-451-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-451"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-451" name="choice" value="451" class="form-radio" /> No</label> 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vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">The Westin Westminster</span> <span class="locality">Denver</span>, <span class="region">CO</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Denver%2C+CO%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://asumag.com/national-association-state-boards-education-annual-meeting#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:56:00 +0000 45851 at http://asumag.com American Association of School Personnel Administrators, Annual Conference http://asumag.com/american-association-school-personnel-administrators-annual-conference-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">Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront</span> <span class="locality">Portland</span>, <span class="region">OR</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Portland%2C+OR%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://asumag.com/american-association-school-personnel-administrators-annual-conference-0#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:44:00 +0000 45841 at http://asumag.com National Facilities Management & Technology, NFMT Vegas http://asumag.com/national-facilities-management-technology-nfmt-vegas <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">Mandalay Bay Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Las Vegas</span>, <span class="region">NV</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Las+Vegas%2C+NV%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://asumag.com/national-facilities-management-technology-nfmt-vegas#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:41:00 +0000 45831 at http://asumag.com National Association of College Auxiliary Services, Annual Conference http://asumag.com/national-association-college-auxiliary-services-annual-conference <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">Palais des congrès de Montréal</span> <span class="locality">Montreal</span>, <span class="region">QC</span> <div class="country-name">Canada</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.ca?q=%2C+Montreal%2C+QC%2C+%2C+ca">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://asumag.com/national-association-college-auxiliary-services-annual-conference#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:36:00 +0000 45821 at http://asumag.com Massachusetts high school students reduce reliance on bottled water http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/massachusetts-high-school-students-reduce-reliance-bottled-water <div class="node-body article-body">Students at Newburyport High School in Massachusetts have secured a $4,000 grant to install filtered water dispensers in the school. </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/massachusetts-high-school-students-reduce-reliance-bottled-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/massachusetts-high-school-students-reduce-reliance-bottled-water#comments Sustainability Initiatives Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:06:00 +0000 45791 at http://asumag.com Indiana State University to host community sustainability contest http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/indiana-state-university-host-community-sustainability-contest <div class="node-body article-body">In its efforts to encourage community sustainability efforts, Indiana State University will host the Terre Haute Sustainability Championship 2014, the university announced.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/indiana-state-university-host-community-sustainability-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/indiana-state-university-host-community-sustainability-contest#comments Sustainability Initiatives Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:58:00 +0000 45801 at http://asumag.com Wisconsin slows university construction projects http://asumag.com/building-structure/wisconsin-slows-university-construction-projects <div class="node-body article-body">The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh will see a delay in the renovation of one of its academic buildings as a result of state efforts to better manage its debt. </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/wisconsin-slows-university-construction-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/building-structure/wisconsin-slows-university-construction-projects#comments Building Structure Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:51:00 +0000 45771 at http://asumag.com Photo courtesy of the Northwestern. Photo courtesy of the Northwestern. Education Department awards $75 million to colleges http://asumag.com/dailynews/education-department-awards-75-million-colleges <div class="node-body article-body">The First in the World grant program will support postsecondary institutions' efforts to develop and evaluate new approaches to expand college access and improve student learning while reducing costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/dailynews/education-department-awards-75-million-colleges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/dailynews/education-department-awards-75-million-colleges#comments dailynews Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:48:00 +0000 45761 at http://asumag.com Infighting underway over K-12 funding in Mississippi http://asumag.com/budgeting/infighting-underway-over-k-12-funding-mississippi <div class="node-body article-body">The tense debate over K-12 funding was sparked when a group of 21 school districts took the state to court in an effort to collect funding that hasn’t been provided since 2010.</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/budgeting/infighting-underway-over-k-12-funding-mississippi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/budgeting/infighting-underway-over-k-12-funding-mississippi#comments Budgeting Mon, 06 Oct 2014 21:20:00 +0000 45741 at http://asumag.com Federal grant comment period a chance to champion health in schools, group says http://asumag.com/blog/federal-grant-comment-period-chance-champion-health-schools-group-says <div class="node-body blog-body">The U.S. Department of Education is accepting feedback on proposed requirements for its School Improvement Grant program (SIG), which awards grants to revenue-challenged districts that demonstrate a commitment to improving student achievement in low-performing schools. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/schoolhouse-beat">Schoolhouse Beat</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/blog/federal-grant-comment-period-chance-champion-health-schools-group-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/blog/federal-grant-comment-period-chance-champion-health-schools-group-says#comments dailynews Schoolhouse Beat Mon, 06 Oct 2014 21:16:00 +0000 45731 at http://asumag.com Tornado-battered Joplin dedicates new high school with fanfare http://asumag.com/new-construction/tornado-battered-joplin-dedicates-new-high-school-fanfare <div class="node-body article-body">More than three years after a EF-5 tornado devastated Joplin and destroyed 10 of its schools, the school district marked a new beginning with a high school dedication ceremony featuring Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/tornado-battered-joplin-dedicates-new-high-school-fanfare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/tornado-battered-joplin-dedicates-new-high-school-fanfare#comments New Construction Walls dailynews Mon, 06 Oct 2014 21:07:00 +0000 45721 at http://asumag.com DLR Group DLR Group Northeastern quietly closes renowned research center http://asumag.com/blog/northeastern-quietly-closes-renowned-research-center <div class="node-body blog-body">University officials told the Globe that the decision was made because there was no endowment to support the center and there was no successor to replace the director, Andrew Sum, who retired last year. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/schoolhouse-beat">Schoolhouse Beat</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/blog/northeastern-quietly-closes-renowned-research-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/blog/northeastern-quietly-closes-renowned-research-center#comments dailynews Schoolhouse Beat Fri, 03 Oct 2014 21:07:00 +0000 45711 at http://asumag.com