Tying the Past to the Future at Ursinus College

Kara McShane, Assistant Professor of English and Co-Coordinator of Digital Studies at Ursinus College, has served as both leader and...  More

COVID-19 Lingers as Storm Season Approaches

2020 was a year many of us would like to forget. Outdoor events were cancelled or rescheduled, remote learning became the new normal, and...  More


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

Mitigating Risks of Airborne Infection Transmission in HVAC Systems

There is a lot of information available that provides practical advice to help minimize the chance of spreading SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that...  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

Letting the Light Shine: A Revamp of The George Peabody Library Skylight

There’s no denying when you step into The George Peabody Library that you’re in awe. The building, which houses approximately 300,000...  More

Accelerating the Transition to a Clean Energy Future with Energy Efficiency

Today, solar panels, electric cars, energy storage, among so many other clean technologies, are generating positive attention as we...  More

Expressing an Institution’s Core Values with Exterior Design

About ten years ago, I was exploring the Altstadt (“old town”) of Munich. I spent the afternoon between the Augustiner-Bräu and the...  More

Sustainable Facilities and Ventilation Technology: Every Breath You Take

It's easy to see when a broken dorm window needs to be replaced or a leaky faucet in the science lab repaired, but things we can't see are...  More

Six Guiding Principles for Furnishing Residential Spaces

Change is constant at today's colleges and universities. It's occurring in classrooms, libraries, and labs, and especially residence...  More