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Modernize Research Lab Design and Management
Research labs are expensive to build and renovate, and decentralized space governance makes it difficult to maximize the value of existing space or streamline inefficient processes. Follow the steps in this Roadmap to collaborate with facilities, research, and academic leaders to develop a more proactive and integrated campus strategy for designing and managing research labs.
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Rightsizing Lab Space Allocations
Schools are under growing pressure to increase space efficiency across the board. Learn how to increase lab space efficiency by optimizing initial allocations and using productivity metrics to fine-tune allocations over time.
Building a Market-Smart Organizational Structure for University-Industry Partnership
With amplified interest in growing partnerships with companies, universities must evaluate their current partnership strategy and seek new ways to diversify and deepen their industry engagements. Read our brief to learn how to develop a market-smart organizational design.
University Research Fact Sheet Guidelines
Learn about 12 key components to create a compelling university research fact sheet that communicates value and community impact.
What the CHIPS and Science Act means for higher education
The Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America Act (CHIPS) and Science Act of 2022 is a $280B legislative package to support the U.S. semiconductor industry with new funding for manufacturing and research and development (R&D). Here's what higher education leaders need to know.
Resilient Leadership Workshop: For College Presidents and Their Teams
Higher ed cabinet leaders are aware that leading in times of crisis is challenging. This EAB workshop highlights opportunities to learn from the pandemic and apply leadership lessons going forward.
Improving student retention through need-based scholarships
Low-income and working students, who are more likely to be students of color and first-generation students, are less likely to have the ability to pay the tuition and fees required, decreasing their likelihood of persisting to graduation. By providing financial assistance to low-income students, Kansas State University can work to close the achievement gap, prevent low-income students from stopping out of college, and boost retention and graduation rates.
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The Growing Complexity of Global Engagement in Higher Education Webconference
Institutions are increasingly focused on growing international engagement. In this webinar, EAB experts unpack how the changing global landscape is impacting four areas of university operations.