Colleges should do more to integrate their physical presence seamlessly with the surrounding environment.
The country’s student population has become increasingly mobile, fueling investments in accommodations, largely funded by foreign capital.
Charles Munger, Warren Buffett’s business partner, said the windowless rooms of an 11-story tower he conceived for the University of California, Santa Barbara, were “cheerful.”
This summer, prompted by vaccine rollouts, budget travelers began wading back into hostel life. But the challenges are far from over.
Lawyers, retirees and others who invested their savings in a luxury student dorm say two real estate firms duped them. They’re suing to recoup their money.
Colorado Mesa University and the Broad Institute of M.I.T. and Harvard have spent the last year exploring new approaches to managing outbreaks.
Col. Mark Anarumo, the president of Norwich University, had been through suicides of students during in-room lockdown. He thought he could help by moving into the dorm.
The low-wage workers, almost half of whom have contracted the coronavirus, continue to be mostly confined to dormitories even as the city-state eases restrictions.
More problems arise as the Census Bureau rushes to compile information needed for apportionment before Mr. Trump leaves office.
Real estate developers are seeking opportunities to buy student housing from strapped universities and convert them into apartments for white-collar workers.
Two new studies clarify how Covid-19 spreads among young adults and expose the limits of quarantine measures.
Faced with soaring coronavirus caseloads, some universities told students to “stay put” for 14 days. College journalists report from their quarantined campuses.
With no bailout forthcoming from the government, financially strapped British universities beckoned students back to campus, with predictably dire results.
Colleges and universities have become hot spots for coronavirus transmission. Bring on the gallows humor.
Colleges are trying to isolate students who have the coronavirus or have been exposed to it, but they are running into a host of problems.
As colleges reopen despite the pandemic, students must decide whether they are willing to blow the whistle on their classmates.
Students arriving at N.Y.U. and other campuses are flooding social media with complaints about meals they are given as they isolate.
Coronavirus outbreaks at colleges reopening for fall classes underscore the difficulties of policing student behavior.
The state is betting its robust student testing and technology program will be enough to hinder campus outbreaks of the virus.
Will sex in a social pod be OK? Colleges are racing to reconfigure dorms, expand testing programs and establish detailed social distancing rules.
To provide some semblance of the campus experience during a pandemic, colleges say large chunks of the student body will have to stay away and study remotely for all or part of the year.
When the pandemic shuttered colleges, many international students had no idea where to live or whether they would ever be able to return to class.
The spread suggests that it is unrealistic for the United States, Europe and the rest of the world to return to the way they were anytime soon, even if viral curves appear to flatten.