The Chronicle of Higher Education

July 29, 2014, 2pm PDT
Despite the improving economy, the outlook for the higher education sector is still poor, especially between the endowment haves and have-nots. Another factor playing a critical role in the success or failure of institutions: their location.
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May 22, 2013, 7am PDT
With New York City's embrace, the dream of revamping the iconic blue-and-white handicapped symbol is becoming a reality. As NYC adopts "a more active representation of people with physical limitations," activists hope the change has a broader effect.
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November 13, 2012, 1pm PST
On the 25th anniversary of sociologist William Julius Wilson's seminal book on urban poverty, the effect of neighborhoods on people's lives is getting renewed attention in academia. But is anyone in power listening?
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January 23, 2012, 11am PST
Scott Carlson profiles the work of Dr. Richard J. Jackson, chair of Environmental Health Sciences at the UCLA's School of Public Health, one of the leading voices calling for better urban design for the sake of good health.
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May 2, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>For thousands of years, fountains always featured a water basin. Then landscape architect Peter Walker designed Harvard University's Tanner Fountain, and a revolutionary new idea was born.</p>
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March 20, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>This piece from <em>The Chronicle of Higher Education</em> looks at the role design plays in encouraging interaction amongst academics and calls out for better planning.</p>
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April 28, 2006, 5am PDT
Urban historian Christopher Klemek discusses the significance of Jane Jacobs' writings and activism.
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March 23, 2006, 9am PST
A number of books published over the last few years show that scholars and planners have revised the "typical" view of suburbs and sprawl.
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September 30, 2004, 12pm PDT
Columbia, looking for room to grow, proposes an expansion into 18 acres of neighboring Harlem.
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March 24, 2004, 6am PST
A database of recent campus buildings is part of the Chronicle of Higher Education's special supplement on campus architecture.
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January 9, 2003, 9am PST
If urban areas are to improve, the public must become a more savvy consumer of good architecture.
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