New approach in 2019: Take charge of the whirling facilities vortex

New approach in 2019: Take charge of the whirling facilities vortex

By: Stephen MacIntyre on December 13, 2018
Every higher education facility has silos. As a result, few people really think about how their department’s goals fit system-wide. Make 2019 the year of real positive change on your campus — learn how Lean can transform your teams and your institution’s bottom line.
Momentum for P3 developments on college campuses continues to build

Momentum for P3 developments on college campuses continues to build

By: Lizetta Fennessy on October 04, 2018
Liz Fennessy attended the P3 Higher Education Summit for the second year in a row. Here are some key takeaways from the conference on how P3s can help campuses meet facilities needs in the face of funding challenges and deferred maintenance backlogs.
How to get the most value from your next campus housing project

How to get the most value from your next campus housing project

By: Catherine Ellis on September 04, 2018
Colleges and universities are facing rising costs, decreasing funding, and aging infrastructure, all of which are resulting in a fierce arms race for colleges and universities to attract students. Before you start writing checks for your next campus housing project, take these questions into account to make sure the project meets the needs of your school and gives your university the most value for its investment.
Hidden in plain sight: Don’t let asbestos in soil derail your construction project

Hidden in plain sight: Don’t let asbestos in soil derail your construction project

By: Kate Dilawari on June 27, 2018
Finding unexpected asbestos-containing material (ACM) in soil can bring a construction project to a sudden halt and can increase construction costs by tens of thousands to millions of dollars. Here are four tips on when to check for ACM and what to do when you find it.
Meet five of Haley & Aldrich’s pioneering women in STEM

Meet five of Haley & Aldrich’s pioneering women in STEM

By: Haley & Aldrich on March 21, 2018
We sat down with five of Haley & Aldrich’s impressive and innovative women to learn more about some of the cutting-edge work they’ve been involved with, as well as what and who have inspired them in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) field.
From idea to initiative: launching UCSF’s campus-wide volunteer program

From idea to initiative: launching UCSF’s campus-wide volunteer program

By: Meredith Hargreaves on February 27, 2018
Starting a campus-wide initiative is overwhelming, but by gathering stakeholders and taking a customer-centric approach, the UCSF CLS team has taken an idea for a program and turned it into something that will enhance the campus community and bolster UCSF’s mission.
Six sure-fire trends for higher ed facilities in 2018

Six sure-fire trends for higher ed facilities in 2018

By: Lizetta Fennessy on January 24, 2018
In 2017, higher education continued to address long-standing financial and management issues. Here were the major trends from 2017 and what they mean for 2018.
P3 developments on campus: risks, rewards and a new way of thinking

P3 developments on campus: risks, rewards and a new way of thinking

By: Lizetta Fennessy on October 31, 2017
While there are many advantages to the P3 model, it doesn’t make sense for every institution. When weighing the pros and cons, consider these insights.
Rethinking the role of environmental health, safety & sustainability: managing risk across the enterprise

Rethinking the role of environmental health, safety & sustainability: managing risk across the enterprise

By: Michael Pardus on September 28, 2017
EHS&S professionals have an opportunity – and increasingly a responsibility – to take a broader view of risk and find ways to mitigate it.
How three campus facilities departments are using Lean to do more with less

How three campus facilities departments are using Lean to do more with less

By: Meredith Hargreaves on August 30, 2017
Meredith moderated a panel with three facilities professionals from higher education institutions and discussed how they each used Lean to generate results.


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