Insights

  • June 5, 2020

    The 6 P’s of Reopening your Campus Post-COVID-19: A Conversation with NYU Shanghai’s David Pe

    Advising Leaders, Forecasting Trends

    Having resumed the spring semester in-person, Chinese universities serve as a window into what reopening might look like. brightspot sat down with New York University Shanghai’s Dean of Students, David Pe, to discuss their process and implementation for reopening their Pudong, Shanghai campus in early May 2020.

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  • June 4, 2020

    How Professional School Leaders Are Thinking About the Fall

    Advising Leaders, Forecasting Trends

    brightspot spoke with professional school leaders from higher education institutions across the country to learn how they are thinking about the fall.

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  • June 4, 2020

    How Library Leaders Are Thinking About the Fall

    Advising Leaders, Forecasting Trends

    brightspot spoke with library leaders from higher education institutions across the country to learn how they are thinking about the fall.

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  • June 4, 2020

    How Campus Architects and Planners Are Thinking About the Fall

    Advising Leaders, Forecasting Trends

    brightspot spoke with campus architects and planners from higher education institutions across the country to learn how they are thinking about the fall. Read on for their reflections and access resources to help you move forward.

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  • June 4, 2020

    How Student Affairs Leaders Are Thinking About the Fall

    Advising Leaders, Forecasting Trends

    brightspot spoke with student affairs leaders from higher education institutions across the country to learn how they are thinking about the fall. Read on for their reflections and access resources to help you move forward.

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  • November 15, 2019

    The Seven Roles of Research Commons

    Forecasting Trends

    In this post, we break down the seven types of research commons found at academic libraries today, and give our best advice for how to establish yours.

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  • September 10, 2019

    Three Academic Research Trends That Are Reshaping University Spaces, Technology, Support Services, and Staffing

    Forecasting Trends

    Academic research is evolving to meet the needs of society. Learn how your institution can adapt to the top 3 recent trends in research methodology.

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  • August 16, 2019

    Academic Workplace Innovation: How Universities Are Rethinking Spaces for Faculty and Staff

    Forecasting Trends

    Higher education institutions must adapt their spaces for modern work. Learn how to design compact offices, open workplaces, and unassigned workplaces.

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  • August 7, 2019

    Making Space for Online Learning

    Forecasting Trends

    Institutions are seeing the growth of online learning in higher education. Learn how these courses can be improved when approaching education space design.

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  • February 5, 2019

    Today’s Library is Tomorrow’s Workplace

    Forecasting Trends

    Learn how academic libraries use spaces, services, and technology to impact the work styles of students as they prepare to enter the workforce.

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