Higher Education

  • University of the Arts has chosen Arena & Co. as general contractor and construciton manager for its new student residence hall. The dorm will accommodate 400 students.

  • National Museum of the American Indian, the Smithsonian's tenth museum on Capital Mall, began construction in September.

  • University of Texas at San Antonio has begun construction of a $30 million, 127,500-sf building to expand its facilities for day, evening, and weekend classes.

  • San Diego State University plans to break ground in March on two six-story residence towers and a two-story dining/commons facility. The residence halls will total 200,000 sf. Douglas E.

  • University of California, San Francisco, broke ground in October 1999 on a $1.5 billion biotechnology campus at a 303-acre site in Mission Bay, where Stanford University plans to break ground in 20

  • Virginia Tech may receive $12 million in funding from the proposed state budget to build a biomedical center and establish a biotech research center.

  • Emory University's Winship Cancer Institute has plans to expand with a new 226,000-sf, $56 million comprehensive cancer facility. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2000.

  • Research and Technology Park
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    The new 75,000-sf Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering at North Dakota State University, in the NDSU Research and Technology Park on the Fargo, N.D., campus is a unique example of a highly integrated, high performance facility that took cost effectiveness to the next level.

  • The science programs at MSU Moorhead were housed in a variety of buildings around campus which limited their lack of flexibility and adaptability and suffered from inadequate ventilation, power, and technology systems. The new design integrates the departments into a unified home for the sciences that expresses their mission and celebrates hands-on learning.

  • Hebrew College will relocate its 2,000-student campus from Brookline, Mass., to a 7-acre site in Newton.

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