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Construction Continues Across Evanston Campus

As the heart of winter approaches, Northwestern Facilities Management is pushing ahead with its many construction projects.

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Wallace State Needs More Than $5 Million From State To Repair 2011 Storm Damage

At approximately 6:30 a.m. on April 27, 2011, the devastating twisters that wrought death and destruction across Alabama hit Wallace State Community College.

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The Scary Economics of Higher Education

At the corner of Fifth Avenue and 14th Street in Manhattan, you can see higher education's ambitions reaching to the sky. The New School's 16-story University Center nears completion at a cost of $353 million. The edifice is impressive. But would you want to hold the mortgage on it? That's what you have, in effect, if you buy a tax-exempt bond from the New School.

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Adrian College Receiving $1 Million Grant From Dow Foundation To Aid In Building Renovation Project

Renovations to Adrian College’s business and science buildings is getting a $1 million boost in the form of a grant from the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation of Midland.

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Shuttered After Garage Collapse, Miami Dade College Doral Campus To Reopen Tuesday

Three months after a parking garage collapsed and forced Miami Dade College’s West campus to close, students will return to their regular classes Tuesday.

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Dorm Life's Appeal Fuels On-Campus Construction

More and more undergrads are driving up the demand for on-campus housing

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Kent State Board Of Trustees Approves $150M In Campus Construction Projects

Hired the Ruhlin Co. to manage the $150 million, four-year construction and renovation project

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Nova Southeastern University’s Coral Reef Ecosystems Research Center

The new Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Ecosystems Research at Nova Southeastern University (Fla.) is believed by officials to be the largest research facility dedicated to this research area in the nation. So it’s fitting that officials did it up big with the grand opening, featuring President George Hanbury and members of the media taking a ceremonial dive.  The facility is part of NSU’s Oceanographic Center at John U. Lloyd Beach State Park.

Residential Partner

Privatizing a public university's housing operation

In all the understandable buzz about massive open online courses (MOOCs) and alternative models for delivering content, remember this: Residential campuses will continue to be critical to higher education and to preparing a competitive 21st-century workforce. Why? For starters, as MIT President L. Rafael Reif wrote recently in The Wall Street Journal, high quality online education and affordable residential campuses are intertwined.

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