Standards Michigan
  • Advocacy for the Education Facility Industry

    Bowdoin College Museum of Art




  • Advocacy for the Education Facilities Industry

    University of Alabama




  • Advocacy for the Education Facilities Industry

    University of Iowa




  • Advocacy for the Education Facilities Industry

    Cape Fear Community College




  • Advocacy for the Education Facilities Industry

    University of Michigan




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University Art Collections

Once or twice a month we break form from our focus on the technology and management of these "cities-within-cities" and dwell briefly on the primary business of the academy. Academic museums and galleries provide a setting for conveying inherited wisdom to the next generation of cultural leaders. We include in this gallery examples of architectural art of the buildings themselves.

Sep 23, 2018

Cultural Resource Properties

A significant part of the education industry builds and maintains cultural resource properties that are covered by local adaptations of regulatory products developed by the International Code Council and the National Fire Protection Association.  We have an opportunity to revisit safety and sustainability concepts in the next revision of NFPA 909.

Sep 23, 2018

Entertainment Events & Facilities

Many colleges and universities host special outdoor entertainment and education events this time of year; many of which have significant risks to manage.  The  Entertainment Services and Technology Association is one of the first names among accredited standards developers in this space.

Sep 23, 2018

ISO/TC 36 Cinematography

The education industry in every nation provides a locus for community cultural art production, enjoyment and instruction.   It is both a consumer and producer; with the expansion of massive open online curricula drawing from the visual arts of cinematography. 

Sep 23, 2018

Education Management Systems

We follow development of an emergent standard for educational organization management systems – a project inspired by the ISO 9000-family of quality management standards.  The global Secretariat is South Korea; with 40 participating member nations and 11 observing nations.  The US education industry is NOT participating; though Standards Michigan continues to make this opportunity visible the the leadership of the US education industry.

Sep 23, 2018

Musical Instruments

We are seeking an update on the status of this proposed standard.  It is likely that even if the United States does not participate through an ANSI administered US Technical Advisory Group; other nations will.   We will identify that action as the information becomes available and collaborate with other universities as those opportunities present themselves.

Sep 23, 2018

Global Academic Competition on Standardization Challenges

The onset of a new school year may be an optimal time for faculty and students with an interest in international electro-technology development -- electric vehicles, smart cities, internet-of-everything, robotics, etc. -- to begin formulating projects for submission to this competition. We are happy to provide guidance on most days at 11 AM Eastern time.

Sep 23, 2018

Standards Curricula Program

The National Institute of Standards and Technology conducts standards-related programs, and provides knowledge and services that strengthen the U.S. economy and improve the quality of life.  Its goal is to equip U.S. industry with the standards-related tools and information necessary to effectively compete in the global marketplace. 

Sep 23, 2018

Student Paper & Video Competition

The ANSI Committee on Education hosts a paper competition every year.  The purpose of this competition is part of an ANSI-led effort to raise awareness about the strategic importance of standards and conformance among U.S. undergraduate and graduate students.

Sep 23, 2018
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