PUPN staff writer Lisa Gibbs earned her Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration in 2018. She is an advocate for arts, particularly dance, in education and for increasing the financial well-being of artists through financial education.

 

Reinvention

Consider the word reinvention. What does that mean in the context of the higher education community? In particular, what does reinvention...  More

Fitness Centers Re-open, on Some Campuses

Fitness and recreation centers are a vital part of private college and university campuses. These sites are typically bustling with...  More

Covid-19 and Human Wastewater

A relatively old technology is being used to help solve a novel problem: SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2). The...  More

Returning to Campus

Private colleges and universities convened task forces in the spring to study the novel coronavirus and present plans to keep campus health...  More

Projection Design: A New Focus for Theatre Departments

A live theatre performance is the culmination of actors rehearsing lines and spacing, costume designers dressing them for the part, scenic...  More

Virtual Commencement 2020

Spring 2020 will be long remembered as a time the world shifted. A fast-moving virus that no one could have predicted engulfed the planet,...  More

Virtual Activities and Programming: Student Life Centers Adapt to Social Distancing

Humans have an amazing capacity to adapt, and current technology is a tool being used for just that--adapting to social distancing.   More

Campus Renovations That Are No Longer just Luxuries

In the downtime many campuses are experiencing right now, private colleges and universities have the opportunity to make upgrades...  More

Remote Work and Campus Network Security

I enjoy sitting on my front porch with my laptop while doing research, especially in the spring and fall. Much of my dissertation was...  More

Online Teaching & Learning: The New Normal (For a While)

As a result of the highly contagious and novel coronavirus, COVID-19, colleges and universities have been forced to move all classes to an...  More