David Vinson, PUPN staff writer, has a PhD in English with specializations in transatlantic literature and cultural studies. He is a committed scholar, teacher, husband, and dad. If you ever meet David, avoid the subject of soccer. His fandom borders on the truly obnoxious.

Energy Strategies: Bringing a Master Plan to Life

A growing number of colleges and universities across the country are incorporating renewable energy, energy efficiency, and environmental...  More

Working with Architectural Firms to Maximize the Campus Experience

Following the destruction of the Commons Chamber during WWII, British political leaders debated the question of rebuilding. At the heart of...  More

Fostering Dialogue and Discovery with Residential Learning Communities

When prospective students envision living on campus, they often imagine the traditional college dorm—rooms with beds bunked over desks,...  More

The Evolution of Campus-Based Fitness and Recreation Facilities

The birth of the health club chains in the 1960s and 1970s sparked a gradual evolution in how the public imagined the culture of fitness....  More

Combining History with Innovation: the Administrative Spaces of Davidson College

Located north of Charlotte, Davidson College is a private liberal arts college that enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduates, offering a...  More

Sustainable Campus-Based Dining

Colleges and universities continue to seek out ways to increase sustainability and decrease waste across their campuses. Catawba College...  More

4 Essential Products for Campus Aquatic Facilities

Private universities and colleges are embracing the versatile benefits of aquatics by constructing cutting-edge aquatic facilities which...  More

Investing in the Arts: Two Dynamic New Performing Arts Facilities at BYU

Known locally as “Happy Valley,” the Utah Valley is home to the mid-sized city of Provo. An unmissable marker of Provo is Y Mountain...  More

Duda|Paine Architects and the Design of Duke University’s Student Health and Wellness Center

Located in the east-central part of the Piedmont region along the Eno River, Durham, North Carolina, is a mid-sized city that functions as...  More