Higher Education

  • Purdue University is planning to break ground in fall of 2018 on a $35 million equine hospital at the College of Veterinary Medicine in West Lafayette, Ind.

  • Tufts University opened the 177,000-gsf Science and Engineering Complex in October of 2017 in Boston.

  • NMiTE’s Program Is Designed to Produce Employment-Ready, Humanist Engineers

    While the drive to revamp engineering education continues to gather steam, the bold approach pioneered by the U.K.’s first new university in four decades is more revolutionary than evolutionary. Describing itself as “an unprecedented opportunity to inspire and teach a new generation of engineering talent,” New Model in Technology & Education (NMiTE) will debut with innovations such as a three-year degree program, unconventional admissions criteria, a mandate for gender balance, and a facilities design that won’t be finalized until students give it a trial run.

  • Morgan State University opened the $79 million Martin D. Jenkins Hall in September of 2017.

  • Oklahoma State University opened the $45 million Tandy Medical Academic Building in Tulsa in September of 2017.

  • Daley College broke ground in September of 2017 on a $45 million expansion and renovation project to create the Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing Center in Chicago.

  • UT Southwestern is initiating a $480 million expansion of William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital in Dallas.

  • The University of Vermont celebrated the opening of the 100,000-gsf Discovery Hall in October of 2017 in Burlington.

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt University’s new Engineering and Science Building (ESB) brings the physical sciences and engineering together to expand interdisciplinary research in biomedical engineering, energy, and materials; recruit faculty in areas of nanotechnology and environmental engineering; and create a new undergraduate research-focused culture on campus.

  • Wexford Science & Technology broke ground in late September of 2017 on a $158 million innovation center in Providence, R.I.

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