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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

University student center with bright light shining into the room through expansive windows.

In a recent blog, KI Furniture shares how the design of SHSU's Lowman Student Center  plays a significant role in student enrollment and success.

Lowman Student Center

University Student Center: The Heart of Campus

by John Smith, Andy Albin

College of William and Mary

EYP to Research the Impact of Integrative Programs on Student Wellness

College of William and Mary, exterior view

Wellness Trend on Campuses - Prevention vs. Intervention

by Suzanne Klein

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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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