Universities Make Mark With Basketball Court Aesthetics
by Michael Popke October 2011
After a 12-year absence, the California State University Bakersfield men's basketball team returns to the on-campus Icardo Center this month for its home opener against Pepperdine.
2011 Facility of Merit Winner: University of Iowa Campus Recreation and Wellness Center
by Andrew Cohen October 2011
Connectivity and what one judge called "an unparalleled amount of interior and exterior transparency" mark the University of Iowa Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. As one panelist explained, "While maintaining a unified and strong image on a major campus street, three user groups are clearly separated internally, while interior views connect activity spaces in 'walls' of activity and interest."
'Conversation Pit' is Focal Point of Campus Pool
by Andrew Cohen August 2011
One way to distinguish a leisure pool meant for children from a leisure pool intended for adults is the lack of brightly colored play equipment in the adults' pool.
New Projects: Oklahoma State University; University of Houston; Oregon State University
by Andrew Cohen July 2011
Construction has begun on the Sherman E. Smith Training Center, one of the key components of the envisioned Athletic Village on the north side of the Oklahoma State University campus.
Ohio State Joins the 'Zero Waste' Stadium Recycling Movement
by Paul Steinbach June 2011
The 105,000 fans who packed Ohio Stadium during an average home football game in 2010 generated 111.5 total tons of waste by season's end. Roughly half of that waste - a mix of mostly food scraps and concessions packaging - wound up in landfills.
Selling Alcohol to Fight Alcohol Abuse
by Paul Steinbach May 2011
Oliver Luck says he wasn't particularly cognizant of the drinking culture surrounding West Virginia University football games 30 years ago when he quarterbacked the Mountaineers.
College Coaching Transitions Challenge Athletics Staff
by Paul Steinbach April 2011
Under the March 21 headline "UT Relieves Bruce Pearl of Duties," the University of Tennessee athletics web site offered a 79-word announcement regarding the departure of the Volunteers' men's basketball coach.
Economy Affects Fundraising for College Athletic Facilities
by Nicholas Brown March 2011
That college sports can be big business isn't exactly breaking news. Nor is the institutional strain that exists between academics and athletics.
Non-Conference Scheduling Leads to Lopsided Scores, Balanced Books
by Paul Steinbach October 2010
Paid-game scheduling agreements often lead to lopsided scores, but they help many schools balance their books.
Facilities Make Big Ten Attractive to College Baseball Talent
by Nicholas Brown September 2010
Investment in facilities has made the Big Ten a player in the search for college baseball talent.