Northern Michigan University to Add 1,200 Beds by 2018

MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University (NMU) began construction Aug. 4 on the first phase of a multiple building living-learning community intended to expand campus housing options.

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California Baptist University Project Reaches Milestone

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — California Baptist University (CBU) recently celebrated the topping out of a new events center and arena located on the university’s main campus in Riverside.

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University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Dedicates Clow Social Science Center

MILWAUKEE — The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh celebrated the opening of the university’s newly renovated Clow Social Science Center — home to the College of Nursing and College of Letters and Science — during a dedication ceremony held May 13.

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Utah Prepares for Construction of Second Medical School

IVINS, Utah — Construction begins this week on the Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Southern Utah, which will be the second campus for the Colorado-based medical school. It will also be Utah’s second medical school; University of Utah School of Medicine being the first.

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Five Education Construction Projects to Watch in 2016

For many schools and universities, upgrade projects and new construction never cease. While innovative and notable projects are continually taking place throughout the country, School Construction News has selected five projects in particular to follow in 2016, checking in throughout the year to update readers on important design and construction milestones from groundbreaking ceremonies to grand openings. Read on to learn more about the 2016 projects to watch.

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University of Cincinnati “Glass House” Earns AIA Award

CINCINNATI — The University of Cincinnati’s “Glass House,” Morgens Hall, recently earned a 2015 American Institute of Architects (AIA) of Ohio Award. The project team incorporated a number of sustainable and energy-efficient features and building techniques into the innovative renovation, which also earned the hall LEED Silver certification in 2015, according to the University of Cincinnati.

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Northeastern University Completes Major Project, Announces Another

BOSTON — Northeastern University officials in Boston made two significant strides in campus development in the past month with the completion of one major project and the announcement of plans to construct a new multimillion-dollar residence hall.

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Temple University Embarks on Football Stadium Design

PHILADELPHIA — The Temple University Board of Trustees voted on Feb. 8 to move forward with the development of preliminary designs, usage options and environmental impact studies for a multipurpose retail and football stadium project. The facility, which will also include a student recreation center, has an anticipated seating capacity of up to 35,000 and will be located on the northwest corner of the university’s Main Campus.

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