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Behavioral Research: Living-Learning Research Poster

A study at three institutions measured the impact of student engagement in residence hall buildings, as well as examined student usage of academic and social spaces in both living-learning designed halls and traditional residence halls. This poster details the hypothesis that students living in the living-learning halls are more engaged than their peers in traditional halls.

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Featured Student Life News & Publications

Student health center

EYP to Research the Impact of Integrative Programs on Student Wellness

University of Michigan North Quad

The Future of the College Campus

by Sara Stein

Duke University, Wannamaker Quad

Room Service: Integrating Food into the Residence Hall

by Sara Stein, Mark Warner

University of Virginia Gibbons Hall

Building Design + Construction features Higher Education Leader John Baxter and the trend of institutions opting for more economical residence halls.

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Well-designed community spaces affect students' perception far beyond just the social and academic factors, and result in greater student safety and satisfaction.

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