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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

Lowman Student Center

University Student Center: The Heart of Campus

by John Smith, Andy Albin

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.

sara stein Sara Stein, AIA, LEED AP BD+C Academic & Student Life Planning & Design