One would think that what a campus does within its own borders matters mainly to the institution itself and the local zoning board. But officials at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., have learned that neighbors want to have a say in these matters, too.
Risk management personnel at institutions don't think twice about insuring school buildings and inventory like computers. Catastrophic events like Hurricane Katrina make an even bigger case for insurance policies that can replace these assets, despite the costs involved.
Is it a food court or is it a nightclub? Some creative renovations have made this space both.
Enhanced opportunities for personal growth and intellectual development are what students residing in West Virginia University's new residence hall will get.
To combat the growing number of health issues affecting college students today, colleges and universities have greatly expanded the range of health services they offer-tackling everything from fitness and stress management to alcoholism and smoking cessation.
One reason this urban, land-locked school's identiTy wasn't fully understood was its lack of a central meeting place. As part of a campus rebranding effort, The University of Baltimore Student Center building has become a "literal and figurative 'face' of UB," says spokesman Chris Hart.