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Science building at Clayton State University triples lab space

December, 2015
 Incorporating traditional campus architecture with modern features, the new Science Building at Clayton State University has glass windows that look out over a campus pond and the future spot of the biology greenhouse. (Photo: Alain Jaramillo)

Nearly a decade in the making, the new science building at Clayton State University in Georgia adds a much-needed 58,610 square feet of learning facilities to campus.

The building nearly triples the school’s lab space, creating more efficient facilities to accommodate increasing enrollment.

WOW News: Thomas Jefferson’s secret chemistry lab

December, 2015

While renovating the Rotunda at the University of Virginia, workers found a “chemical hearth” hidden behind the walls.

It turned out to have been part of an early science classroom commissioned by university founder Thomas Jefferson. The room, likely sealed in the mid-1800s, survived a fire in 1895 that destroyed much of the building’s interior.

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Carnegie Mellon University designs first engineering MOOC

August, 2015

The importance of implementing technologically enhanced learning came to the forefront at Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering in late 2014, and it seemed to be the right time for the college’s first MOOC.

The Benefits of Google for Education in Higher Ed

January, 2015

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in North Carolina has undertaken an ambitious technology strategy across the institution to simplify the student experience, increase access to technology for students regardless of socioeconomic status and enable access to multiple tools that students will use later in the workforce. 

Increase Student Engagement with Video: Experiences from Purdue University

January, 2015

In the last few years, video in education has gone from a luxury addition to a must-have item.

Penn State University: Building a flexible learning space

August, 2013

Lecturers are treated like royalty at Penn State’s Struthers Auditorium, a lecture theater in the Smeal College of Business with a range of setups that can accommodate just about any teaching style. "We have designed features to support the instructor’s pedagogical style,” explains Gary Field, research systems manager for the Smeal College of Business.