Higher Education

  • Johns Hopkins Dedicates Academic/Research Facility

    9-20-2000

    Johns Hopkins University recently dedicated the new 50,000-gsf Academic and Research Building for its Montgomery County campus at the Shady Grove Life Sciences Center in Rockville.

  • Kutztown University Plans New Science Center

    9-20-2000

    Kutztown University has plans to renovate and expand its science teaching facilities. The Pennsylvania Department of General Services has contracted with STV Architects to design the $14 million Kutztown University Science Center.

  • UC Berkeley Plans New Science Research Building

    9-20-2000

    University of California, Berkeley, has plans for a new $85 million, 240,000-sf interdisciplinary science research building to replace the seismically unsafe Stanley Hall.

  • University of Maryland Plans Renovation

    9-20-2000

    University of Maryland, Baltimore County, has selected Boston-based Einhorn Yaffee Prescott, Architecture & Engineering, P.E. (EYP), to renovate the 137,000-sf undergraduate Chemistry/Biochemistry Building.

  • Technology Takes Center Stage in RPI's New Classrooms

    9-19-2000

    Starting with the Class of 2003, students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) are required to arrive on the Troy, N.Y., campus with their own laptop computers. To support this new Mobile Learning Program, RPI is upgrading a variety of studio classrooms and laboratories to embrace state-of-the-art technology. The campus-wide renovation includes the addition of extensive data connections and network cabling for laptop computers and Internet access, the introduction of new audio-visual and software capabilities, and new room layouts that facilitate interaction among teachers, students, and technology.

  • Mount Holyoke College Develops Blanchard Campus Center

    8-6-2000

    Mount Holyoke College, as part of its new master plan, will transform its 19th-century gymnasium building into the campus hub for student life. Miller Dyer Spears, based in Boston, is designing the three-story Blanchard Campus Center.

  • MIT Renovates Historic Structure for Biotech

    8-3-2000

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Office of Real Estate has plans for a $46-million, 185,000-sf building at a 7.5-acre site in Cambridge next to MIT and Technology Square.

  • Georgetown University Builds Business School

    8-3-2000

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, housed in a state-of-the-art  instruction facility in a former streetcar repair building called the Car Barn, now has plans for a new $55-million, 200,000-sf business school building.

  • Olin College Breaks Ground in Needham

    7-24-2000

    Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering broke ground in May 2000 for its new high-tech campus on a 70-acre site in Needham.

  • Harvard Med School Plans New Biomedical Building

    7-24-2000

    Harvard Medical School has plans for a new $250 million, 435,000-sf research building on a 3.3-acre site in Boston. The structure will house biomedical labs, accessory offices, and related animal facilities in 409,000 sf of space.