Sheila Wagner has spent the last several years working as a professional editor and recently became the staff writer for Private University Products and News. Wagner can be reached at sheila@pupnmag.com.

The Storied History of Vassar’s Thompson Memorial Library

From its inception in 1865, the library at Vassar has been an open shelf library. They encourage the students to make use of all the stacks,...  More

Amazing Linderman Library At Lehigh University

The year was 1873, when Asa Packer donated $500,000 to Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He specified that $100,000 would be used...  More

Innovative & Collaborative Learning Environments

Long gone are the days of small wooden desks designed for right-handed students, all facing ahead to the instructor who is lecturing on a...  More

Bentley University: A Leader in Sustainability

While Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts, is a business university, they have a mission to couple business education with arts and...  More

New FCC Rules Dramatically Impact Use of Wireless Mic Systems

Wireless microphone systems were first invented in the 1950’s when several companies and individuals patented their own products. At that time,...  More

Ingenuity on Display: The Clinic Program at Harvey Mudd College

In 1963, Jack Alford and Mack Gilkeson, engineering professors at Harvey Mudd College, were watching a homecoming parade. While marveling at...  More

Performing Arts at Belhaven University

Belhaven University, a charming campus located in a historical neighborhood in the heart of Jackson, Mississippi, has a proud heritage of excellence...  More

High Point University: Marking a High Point in Residence Facilities

When choosing a university, an incoming freshman or a transfer student has multiple criteria to consider before making the decision that will...  More

Liberal Arts Is Alive: The Continuing Value of an Examined Life

Each year, first-year college students enter the world of higher education hoping to chart a course for a career that will justify the years...  More

Students Drawn to Greener Campuses

Many students at private colleges and universities are extremely invested in the environment and interested in knowing what campuses are doing...  More