Planning for Higher Education Journal
Toward Commercializing University Research in the Caribbean
Creating a Science and Technology Park Model
From Volume 47 Number 4 | July–September 2019
STPs can boost declining economies by reaping profits from innovations and products created through university research. Yet given the capital and time investment for a project to be viable, The University of the West Indies should gain commitment from all constituents—especially regional governments and the private sector—prior to beginning development.
Biophilic Design at CSU’s Biology Building
We will discuss how biophilic design was incorporated into Colorado State University's (CSU) new Biology Building, the impact the building has had on students, staff, and faculty, and opportunities for biophilic design on your campus.
Inspiration, Realization, and Cross-disciplinary Success
Centers for Experiential Learning and Innovation
Leaders involved in the planning, design, operation, and evolution of two successful STEM and innovation centers will share the most impactful decisions affecting the long-term success of their work, including how location, governance, funding, programming, and promotion influence dynamic interdisciplinary results.
Branding and Design Strategies That Build STEM Career Awareness
This session will explore an integrated approach to planning, design, and branding an HBCU's new STEM facility, including carefully developed digital messaging, to encourage student awareness of STEM academic pathways and professional opportunities.
Facilities That Support Peer-to-Peer Learning for Tomorrow’s Students
In this session, we will focus on both in-depth and high-level overviews of four new projects and how they specifically address STEM students' evolving space needs, including needs particular to first-generation and underrepresented minority students.