November 2013 College Planning & Mangement

College Planning & Management November 2013


On the Cover

Model Behavior

Model Behavior

Costs will need to come down and construction projects will need to align with tangible benefits before BIM can really take hold in the education sector.

By Jerry Burke


Features

Water

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Water, Water Everywhere

Water conservation on college campuses moves into high gear.

By Sherrie Negrea


Living & Learning Spaces

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

The Right Combination

Living-learning communities are enhancing students’ learning opportunities outside of the classroom.

By David L. Damon, Julia McFadden


Bright Lights

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Bright Lights, Big Data

From LEDs to fluorescents to precision controls, the future of lighting looks bright.

By Amy Milshtein


Digital Signage

In The Know (Enhancing + Engaging + Connecting)

Reading the Signs

A look at the challenges facing a digital signage network in higher education.

By Spencer Graham


Teaching Campus Buildings to Talk

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Teaching Campus Buildings to Talk

Integrated security and building systems are making buildings smart enough to automate tasks and even report in.

By Michael Fickes


Digital Classroom

AV in Action

Today's students expect to learn with technology.

By Karen Spring


Columns

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

November 11

By Deborah P. Moore


Recruit & Retain (Nova Southeastern University)

Opening Doors

Making college accessible to students with autism.

By Susan Kabot


Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

Active Shooter Response Training

Suggested reactions can have unintended consequences.

By Michael Dorn


Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Roadie for a Day

Plan ahead for successful event support on campus.

By Michael G. Steger


Departments

Drury University

Facility Focus (Outdoor Learning Environments)

Drury University

Outdoor Classrooms


University of Minnesota Finds Big Savings in LED

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

University of Minnesota Finds Big Savings


Harlequin Floors

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Harlequin Floors Solves Problems for UArts


Sonoma State Combats Water Loss

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Sonoma State Combats Water Loss


University of Arizona

Facility Focus (Outdoor Learning Environments)

University of Arizona

Sonoran Landscape Laboratory


Winning Locker Room Design

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Winning Locker Room Design