Author Archive | rmorin

Alumni builders

Nearly 30 years later, three students return to design Oregon’s new alumni center When the East Coast was sizzling with the newest fads in architecture in the 1970s, the West Coast, and specifically Oregon, became the first place to experiment with concepts such as solar energy and energy efficiency. Around that time, three students entered […]

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Balancing tradition

Adding Accessibility to Historical Buildings According to ADA standards, only one pathway in historical buildings needs to be accessible to everyone. Old College at the University of Georgia in Athens is the oldest building on campus and a treasured icon. It sits in the middle of the quad, anchoring two green spaces around it. Constructed […]

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The Reform Reality

Local health care programs may be the solution for more access, more trained providers State and federal health care reforms have passed, but the numerous changes in the law have yet to become reality. Right now there are more unknowns than certainties, so the best course of action is to be prepared for anything. Oregon’s hospitals […]

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Privacy Invasion

Universities unveil new ways of safeguarding the keys to the electronic data kingdom. Mark calls home early in his fi rst semester at college and tells his mother he doesn’t like his Statistics class and he wishes he could drop it. Knowing her son is busy, Helen asks Mark for his username and password so […]

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IT is easy being green

Targeted cooling in data centers and cloud computing saves energy and cuts costs. There’s a quiet revolution occurring within information technology departments on some college campuses. They are taking notice of the energy used to power desktops and data centers and they are starting to make adjustments to shift the burden. Historically, IT departments have […]

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Controlling IT costs

Ideas and innovation at work The recession is over, but college and university IT divisions are progressing cautiously, still forging ahead with the newest trends, but at a slower pace. (College Planning & Management Magazine, Feb. 2010) Read more (pdf)

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More Connected More Maine

Written by Rhonda Morin More Connected. More Involved. More Discovery. More Maine. Throughout the years, MPBN has been an integral part of our lives by connecting us to the world and to each other, while helping to build stronger communities. (Maine Public Broadcasting Network’s 2001 Annual Report) Read more Plus: Maine Public Radio Turns 30 Digital […]

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Leadership for Collaborative Schools

Edited and designed by Rhonda Morin Written by James Berry, Ed.D. and Sue Stickel, Ph.D. A collegiate-level textbook focusing on educational leadership, communications, facilitation, experiencing leadership and systems’ change. (Eastern Michigan University, 1997) Read more

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