American School & University http://asumag.com/rss.xml en Colorado School of Mines to build $50 million research facility http://asumag.com/science-laboratory-research-facilities/colorado-school-mines-build-50-million-research-facility <div class="node-body article-body">Golden, Colo.-based school breaks ground next week on the CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/science-laboratory-research-facilities/colorado-school-mines-build-50-million-research-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/science-laboratory-research-facilities/colorado-school-mines-build-50-million-research-facility#comments New Construction Science, Laboratory & Research Facilities Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:49:00 +0000 59151 at http://asumag.com <p>Rendering of the&nbsp;CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering.</p> Colorado School of Mines Three major construction projects unveiled at High Point University http://asumag.com/new-construction/three-major-construction-projects-unveiled-high-point-university <div class="node-body article-body">Rapidly growing school in North Carolina announces plans to build an arena/conference center, sciences building, and another residence hall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/three-major-construction-projects-unveiled-high-point-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/three-major-construction-projects-unveiled-high-point-university#comments New Construction Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:34:00 +0000 59141 at http://asumag.com <p>Artist&#39;s rendering of undergraduate sciences building planned for High Point University.</p> High Point University Texas jury says school board members retaliated against employees http://asumag.com/business-finance/texas-jury-says-school-board-members-retaliated-against-employees <div class="node-body article-body">Six employees of Donna (Texas) district win lawsuit that accused board members of punishing them with demotions and pay cuts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/texas-jury-says-school-board-members-retaliated-against-employees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/texas-jury-says-school-board-members-retaliated-against-employees#comments Business & Finance Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:49:00 +0000 59131 at http://asumag.com Youth pleads guilty to shooting fellow students at school in Madison, Ohio http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/youth-pleads-guilty-shooting-fellow-students-school-madison-ohio <div class="node-body article-body">Two students were wounded by gunfire, and two others were injured while fleeing from the Feb. 29 shooting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/youth-pleads-guilty-shooting-fellow-students-school-madison-ohio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/youth-pleads-guilty-shooting-fellow-students-school-madison-ohio#comments Crime & Bullying Prevention Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:23:00 +0000 59111 at http://asumag.com <p>Teen who wounded fellow students in February at junior/senior&nbsp;high&nbsp;school in Madison, Ohio, pleads guilty to attempted murder.</p> Madison Local Schools High school in Oxford, Miss., receives LEED silver rating http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/high-school-oxford-miss-receives-leed-silver-rating <div class="node-body article-body">District says Oxford High is the first high school in the state to receive LEED silver certification.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/high-school-oxford-miss-receives-leed-silver-rating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/high-school-oxford-miss-receives-leed-silver-rating#comments Green Design & Buildings Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:55:00 +0000 59091 at http://asumag.com <p>The new Oxford High School opened in 2014.</p> Oxford School District First-ever residence hall under construction at New England Institute of Technology http://asumag.com/new-construction/first-ever-residence-hall-under-construction-new-england-institute-technology <div class="node-body article-body">416-bed housing development will help school become a residential campus.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/first-ever-residence-hall-under-construction-new-england-institute-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/first-ever-residence-hall-under-construction-new-england-institute-technology#comments New Construction Housing & Residence Halls Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:16:00 +0000 59081 at http://asumag.com <p>Rendering of the residence hall now being built at the New England Institute of Technology.</p> NEIT Residence hall under construction at St. Mary's University in San Antonio http://asumag.com/new-construction/residence-hall-under-construction-st-marys-university-san-antonio <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>St. Mary&rsquo;s University</strong> in <strong>San Antonio</strong> <a href="https://www.stmarytx.edu/2016/st-marys-set-break-ground-multiphase-residence-hall-project/" target="_blank">is preparing to build a 232-bed suite-style residence hall</a>.</p> <p>The university says the hall is the first phase of a construction project that will replace seven of the school&rsquo;s residence halls with a living community called <strong>The Village at St. Mary&rsquo;s</strong>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/residence-hall-under-construction-st-marys-university-san-antonio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/residence-hall-under-construction-st-marys-university-san-antonio#comments New Construction Housing & Residence Halls Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:58:00 +0000 59071 at http://asumag.com <p>Rendering of the first residence hall to be built as part of the Village at St. Mary&#39;s.</p> St. Mary's University Throwback Thursday http://asumag.com/facilities/throwback-thursday <div class="node-body gallery-body">Each Thursday, we'll post a photograph of a vintage educational facility culled from American School & University archives or from images submitted by readers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/facilities/throwback-thursday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/facilities/throwback-thursday#comments Facilities Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:48:00 +0000 56381 at http://asumag.com Michigan district begins overhaul of high school http://asumag.com/renovation/michigan-district-begins-overhaul-high-school <div class="node-body article-body">Renovations will modernize Kelloggsville High School, which was built in the 1920s.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/renovation/michigan-district-begins-overhaul-high-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/renovation/michigan-district-begins-overhaul-high-school#comments Renovation Wed, 27 Apr 2016 21:44:00 +0000 59051 at http://asumag.com <p>Rendering of the planned new entrance to Kelloggsville High School.</p> Kelloggsville School District Salinas (Calif.) district ready to build its 5th comprehensive high school http://asumag.com/new-construction/salinas-calif-district-ready-build-its-5th-comprehensive-high-school <div class="node-body article-body">Rancho San Juan High School is set to to open in 2018.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/salinas-calif-district-ready-build-its-5th-comprehensive-high-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/salinas-calif-district-ready-build-its-5th-comprehensive-high-school#comments New Construction Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:58:00 +0000 59041 at http://asumag.com Kasavan Architects Excessive lead levels reported at 6 schools in Tacoma, Wash. http://asumag.com/fire-life-safety/excessive-lead-levels-reported-6-schools-tacoma-wash <div class="node-body article-body">The district’s safety and environmental health manager has been placed on paid administrative leave.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/fire-life-safety/excessive-lead-levels-reported-6-schools-tacoma-wash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/fire-life-safety/excessive-lead-levels-reported-6-schools-tacoma-wash#comments Fire & Life Safety Washrooms & Locker Rooms Tue, 26 Apr 2016 21:18:00 +0000 59021 at http://asumag.com <p>Reed Elementary is one of the schools in Tacoma, Wash., reporting high levels of lead in its tap water.</p> KIRO-TV Dallas district wants to buy 16-story building for new headquarters http://asumag.com/business-finance/dallas-district-wants-buy-16-story-building-new-headquarters <div class="node-body article-body">$46.5 million purchase would enable school system to consolidate administrative functions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/dallas-district-wants-buy-16-story-building-new-headquarters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/dallas-district-wants-buy-16-story-building-new-headquarters#comments Business & Finance Facilities Tue, 26 Apr 2016 18:34:00 +0000 59011 at http://asumag.com <p>The Dallas school board is expected to consider the purchase of a 16-story building that would become district headquarters.</p> CBS DFW New elementary under construction in Carlisle County, Ky. http://asumag.com/new-construction/new-elementary-under-construction-carlisle-county-ky <div class="node-body article-body">$11 million facility will replace aging and inadequate school in Bardwell, Ky.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/new-elementary-under-construction-carlisle-county-ky" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/new-elementary-under-construction-carlisle-county-ky#comments New Construction Tue, 26 Apr 2016 17:40:00 +0000 58991 at http://asumag.com <p>Rendering of new Carlisle County Elementary School.</p> Sherman Carter Barnhart University of Minnesota begins construction on new museum facility in St. Paul http://asumag.com/new-construction/university-minnesota-begins-construction-new-museum-facility-st-paul <div class="node-body article-body">The university is moving Bell Museum from its Minneapolis campus.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/university-minnesota-begins-construction-new-museum-facility-st-paul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/university-minnesota-begins-construction-new-museum-facility-st-paul#comments New Construction Facilities Mon, 25 Apr 2016 21:23:00 +0000 58971 at http://asumag.com <p>Rendering of the Bell Museum + Planetarium under construction on the University of Minnesota&#39;s St. Paul campus.</p> University of Minnesota Architects salute sustainability at 2 higher-education facilities http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/architects-salute-sustainability-2-higher-education-facilities <div class="node-body article-body">Buildings at UC Berkeley and University of Wyoming are selected by the American Institute of Architects for its 2016 list of top sustainable projects.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/architects-salute-sustainability-2-higher-education-facilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/architects-salute-sustainability-2-higher-education-facilities#comments Green Design & Buildings Architecture Mon, 25 Apr 2016 20:58:00 +0000 58951 at http://asumag.com <p>The Visual Arts Facility at the University of Wyoming in Laramie.</p> University of Wyoming $75 million upgrade to transform high school in Salem, N.H. http://asumag.com/new-construction/75-million-upgrade-transform-high-school-salem-nh <div class="node-body article-body">Renovations at Salem High School will be finished in 2018.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/75-million-upgrade-transform-high-school-salem-nh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/75-million-upgrade-transform-high-school-salem-nh#comments New Construction Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:07:00 +0000 58931 at http://asumag.com <p>Renovations continue at Salem High School.</p> Salem School District 77 education institutions honored as 2016 Green Ribbon Schools http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/77-education-institutions-honored-2016-green-ribbon-schools <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Department of Education recognizaes sustainability initiatives at 11 colleges and universities, 15 school districts and 47 individual schools</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/77-education-institutions-honored-2016-green-ribbon-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/77-education-institutions-honored-2016-green-ribbon-schools#comments Sustainability Initiatives Fri, 22 Apr 2016 19:19:00 +0000 58841 at http://asumag.com Acoustical Society of America, 171st Meeting http://asumag.com/acoustical-society-america-171st-meeting <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">Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek Hotel</span> <div class="street-address"> 75 South West Temple </div> <span class="locality">Salt Lake City</span>, <span class="region">UT</span> <span class="postal-code">84101</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="40.769266">40° 46' 9.3576" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-111.893393">111° 53' 36.2148" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=40.769266+-111.893393+%2875+South+West+Temple%2C+Salt+Lake+City%2C+UT%2C+84101%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://asumag.com/acoustical-society-america-171st-meeting#comments 40.769266 -111.893393 Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:25:00 +0000 58801 at http://asumag.com National Association of Educational Procurement, Annual Meeting http://asumag.com/national-association-educational-procurement-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">San Antonio Hyatt</span> <span class="locality">San Antonio</span>, <span class="region">TX</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="29.424122">29° 25' 26.8392" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-98.493628">98° 29' 37.0608" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=29.424122+-98.493628+%28%2C+San+Antonio%2C+TX%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://asumag.com/national-association-educational-procurement-annual-meeting-0#comments 29.424122 -98.493628 Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:22:00 +0000 58791 at http://asumag.com Flooding has caused $4 million in damage to Cypress-Fairbanks (Texas) district http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/flooding-has-caused-4-million-damage-cypress-fairbanks-texas-district <div class="node-body article-body">Houston-area school system says as many as 53 campuses sustained damages from massive rain storms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/flooding-has-caused-4-million-damage-cypress-fairbanks-texas-district" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/flooding-has-caused-4-million-damage-cypress-fairbanks-texas-district#comments Maintenance & Operations Renovation Fire & Life Safety Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:20:00 +0000 58811 at http://asumag.com American Institute of Architects, 2016 National Convention http://asumag.com/american-institute-architects-2016-national-convention <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">Pennsylvania Convention Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA </div> <span class="locality">Philadelphia</span>, <span class="region">PA</span> <span class="postal-code">19107</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="39.953932">39° 57' 14.1552" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-75.158877">75° 9' 31.9572" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=39.953932+-75.158877+%281101+Arch+Street%2C+Philadelphia%2C+PA+%2C+Philadelphia%2C+PA%2C+19107%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://asumag.com/american-institute-architects-2016-national-convention#comments 39.953932 -75.158877 Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:18:00 +0000 58781 at http://asumag.com Student dies after being beaten in bathroom of Delaware high school http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/student-dies-after-being-beaten-bathroom-delaware-high-school <div class="node-body article-body">16-year-old girl was a sophomore at the Howard High School of Technology in Wilmington.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/student-dies-after-being-beaten-bathroom-delaware-high-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/student-dies-after-being-beaten-bathroom-delaware-high-school#comments Crime & Bullying Prevention Fire & Life Safety Thu, 21 Apr 2016 18:21:00 +0000 58721 at http://asumag.com <p>A student at Howard High School of Technology died after being attacked in a bathroom.</p> WPVI-TV Elementary school under construction in Northfield, Ill. http://asumag.com/new-construction/elementary-school-under-construction-northfield-ill <div class="node-body article-body">Sunset Ridge school will house grades 4 to 8 and replace an existing facility</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/elementary-school-under-construction-northfield-ill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/elementary-school-under-construction-northfield-ill#comments Green Design & Buildings New Construction Thu, 21 Apr 2016 13:54:00 +0000 58701 at http://asumag.com <p>A rendering of the new Sunset Ridge School, now under construction in Northfield, Ill.</p> Wight & Company High lead levels reported in 7 East Lansing, Mich., school buildings http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/high-lead-levels-reported-7-east-lansing-mich-school-buildings <div class="node-body article-body">Water at the affected faucets has been turned off while school officials determine how to resolve the situation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/high-lead-levels-reported-7-east-lansing-mich-school-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/high-lead-levels-reported-7-east-lansing-mich-school-buildings#comments Safety & Security Maintenance & Operations Washroom Fixtures Wed, 20 Apr 2016 16:38:00 +0000 58671 at http://asumag.com <p>East Lansing High School is one of seven campuses in the district with faucets producing water with excessive levels of lead.</p> East Lansing School District Sustainability Mythbusters - The hidden value of sustainability for municipalities and schools http://asumag.com/white-papers/sustainability-mythbusters-hidden-value-sustainability-municipalities-and-schools <div class="node-body article-body">The word “sustainability” may conjure thoughts of recycling, reusable cloth bags and big piles of compost. But for many government entities, sustainability has little relation to these stereotypical green ideas and much more to do with operational efficiency, improved outcomes and a better bottom line.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/white-papers/sustainability-mythbusters-hidden-value-sustainability-municipalities-and-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/white-papers/sustainability-mythbusters-hidden-value-sustainability-municipalities-and-schools#comments White Papers Wed, 20 Apr 2016 16:00:00 +0000 58531 at http://asumag.com Federal appeals court rejects Virginia district's bathroom policy for transgender students http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/federal-appeals-court-rejects-virginia-districts-bathroom-policy-transgend <div class="node-body article-body">Ordering case back to lower court, judges say Gloucester County district failed to defer to federal rules regarding transgender students and bathrooms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/federal-appeals-court-rejects-virginia-districts-bathroom-policy-transgend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/federal-appeals-court-rejects-virginia-districts-bathroom-policy-transgend#comments Accessibility Crime & Bullying Prevention Tue, 19 Apr 2016 20:30:00 +0000 58631 at http://asumag.com Poll in New Orleans shows split over public school governance http://asumag.com/business-finance/poll-new-orleans-shows-split-over-public-school-governance <div class="node-body article-body">38% say state-run schools should return to local control by 2018, but 32% say individual schools should decide if they want to stay under state control.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/poll-new-orleans-shows-split-over-public-school-governance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/poll-new-orleans-shows-split-over-public-school-governance#comments Business & Finance Tue, 19 Apr 2016 19:53:00 +0000 58611 at http://asumag.com New facility at Hampshire College aims to reach new sustainability goals http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/new-facility-hampshire-college-aims-reach-new-sustainability-goals <div class="node-body article-body">The new Kern Center on the Amherst, Mass., campus is designed to be be a net-zero water, energy and waste building.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/new-facility-hampshire-college-aims-reach-new-sustainability-goals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/new-facility-hampshire-college-aims-reach-new-sustainability-goals#comments Green Design & Buildings New Construction Sustainability Initiatives Tue, 19 Apr 2016 17:07:00 +0000 58591 at http://asumag.com <p>The Kern Center is set to open on the campus of Hampshire College.</p> Hampshire College Appalachian State University eliminates Styrofoam from food services http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/appalachian-state-university-eliminates-styrofoam-food-services <div class="node-body article-body">Getting rid of polystyrene foam products is part of the school's zero-waste efforts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/appalachian-state-university-eliminates-styrofoam-food-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/appalachian-state-university-eliminates-styrofoam-food-services#comments Sustainability Initiatives Mon, 18 Apr 2016 17:49:00 +0000 58541 at http://asumag.com <p>Appalachian State University now uses containers made from compostable paper&nbsp;instead of Styrofoam.</p> Appalachia State University Howard University celebrates opening of laboratory building http://asumag.com/new-construction/howard-university-celebrates-opening-laboratory-building <div class="node-body article-body">$70 million Interdisciplinary Research Building is Howard's first new lab facility in more than 30 years</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/howard-university-celebrates-opening-laboratory-building" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/howard-university-celebrates-opening-laboratory-building#comments New Construction Science, Laboratory & Research Facilities Mon, 18 Apr 2016 16:58:00 +0000 58511 at http://asumag.com <p>Howard University held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Interdisciplinary Research Building.</p> Howard University