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.

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

Kraus-Anderson and BWBR Architects Persistence and Team Spirit Amidst a Major Expansion of Gustavus Adolphus College’s Wellness and Activities Facility, the Lund Center

The scenic 350-acre grounds of Gustavus Adolphus College are located in the Minnesota River valley town of Saint Peter, Minnesota, which...  More

Campus-Based Green Maintenance and Automated Maintenance Technologies (part two)

The concept of a “hub” is central to the character and design of college campuses. In such an environment—whether imagined as an...  More

Campus-Based Green Maintenance & Automated Maintenance Technologies

Thanks to the dedication and ingenuity of committed persons on and off campus, a shift is currently underway in how private universities...  More