The team of civil engineers branched out into areas such as heating and ventilation, plumbing and irrigation, and electrical engineering to make a design for the Solar Decathlon.
Gary Ward, interim vice chancellor of student affairs and vice chancellor of operations, estimates that more than 83 percent of students will pay less in 2019–2020 to live on campus.
The Dumas buildings have been home to many students, including an Olympic athlete.
A 16.8 percent increase in applications will likely bring in a larger freshman class.
New Hall was officially named in honor of African-American journalist Lucile Bluford.