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Undergraduate planning student excels at Mexican at swim meet

Undergrad planning student excels at Mexican swim meet

posted July 29, 2014
Stellar performances at the recent Mexican national swimming championships by Liliana Ibañez, a Bachelor of Science in Urban & Regional Planning student at Texas A&M, led to a haul of four gold medals and a new national record in the 50-meter butterfly event.
ESL energy tool demonstrates how policy can help clean air

ESL energy tool demonstrates how policy can clean air

posted July 25, 2014
A model for measuring electricity savings and air quality improvements resulting from building code changes, developed by researchers at the Texas A&M Energy Systems Laboratory, was recently cited in a Harvard Law School Environmental Policy Initiative paper.
Planning prof calls Harris County toxic waste pits a ‘loaded gun’

Planning prof calls Harris County waste pits a ‘loaded gun’

posted July 25, 2014
Toxic waste pits along the San Jacinto River in far east Harris County containing dioxin and other hazardous substances are a “loaded gun” threatening human health and the environment, said Sam Brody, professor of urban planning at Texas A&M University.
Planning prof begins two-year term on national design academy

Planning prof begins two-year term on design academy

posted July 10, 2014
The National Academy of Environmental Design is getting a boost in its efforts to advocate sustainable design and environmental stewardship from Phil Berke, one of the nation’s foremost land use planning experts and professor of urban planning.
Prof, students create guidelines for new veterinary building design

Prof, students create guidelines for new vet building design

posted July 1, 2014
Veterinary medicine education at Texas A&M will begin its second century in a new $120 million complex that was designed based on a programming effort by Valerian Miranda, head of the CRS Center, architecture and environmental design students.
CoSci students connect with top builders at job fair in Bastrop

CoSci students connect with top builders at job fair

posted July 1, 2014
A fast-paced job fair connected some of the state’s leading building companies with construction science students at Texas A&M during a convention hosted by the Associated General Contractors of Texas.
Construction science helping conduct building tech survey

CoSci department helping to conduct building tech survey

posted June 27, 2014
An annual survey to determine how builders are using the latest technology at the jobsite is being conducted through July 4 by an information technology services provider in partnership with Texas A&M’s Department of Construction Science.
Design Process students nab top spots in annual idea competition

Design Process students excel in Ideas Challenge

posted June 6, 2014
An idea incentivizing physical fitness, recycling and public transit use and another enhancing fireplace heat distribution, both hatched in a class taught at Texas A&M’s College of Architecture, were among the winning entries in a campus idea competition.
New plants tested in green roof study atop Langford A building

New plants installed in green roof study atop Langford A

posted June 6, 2014
Students recently planted an assortment of new greenery on the rooftop on building A of Texas A&M’s Langford Architecture Center, part of an ongoing research project to learn what plants will thrive on green roofs and green walls in Texas’ often hostile climate.
College to honor six outstanding alumni in October 17 ceremony

College to honor six outstanding alumni in October ceremony

posted June 6, 2014
Six former Texas A&M’s College of Architecture students who have risen to the top of their respective fields while making significant public service contributions will be honored this fall as outstanding alumni.
Peers say College of Architecture business staff is 'Best in Business'

College staff tapped ‘Best in Business’

posted May 20, 2014
Recognized by their peers for outstanding service, sustained excellence and workplace innovation, the Texas A&M College of Architecture’s business office staff received the 2014 Best in Business Award from the university’s Committee of Senior Business Administrators at a special May 20, 2014 presentation.
Students seek votes for Big Idea, outreach project in Texas colonia

Votes sought for student project in Texas colonias

posted April 30, 2014
A group of students is seeking votes for a video detailing their proposal to partner with a nonprofit organization in the Rio Grande Valley with the aim of improving the fortunes of colonias residents — the group’s entry in the Big Ideas at Berkeley contest.
Department of Architecture honors top projects, people

Architecture dept. honors year’s top projects, people

posted April 30, 2014
The best work of Texas A&M graduate architecture students was showcased May 9, 2014 as part of the Department of Architecture’s annual Celebration of Excellence at the College Station Hilton Hotel.
LAND students create designs for park to serve special needs kids

Students design park for special needs kids

posted April 29, 2014
Design concepts for a special needs childrens’ park, developed by undergraduate landscape architecture students at Texas A&M, are part of a park proposal unanimously approved April 24 by the College Station City Council.
Stark galleries to exhibit MFA student’s photos of alien worlds

Student’s photos on display at Stark galleries in July

posted April 29, 2014
Hypothetical landscapes of distant worlds, photographed by Cassandra Hanks, a Texas A&M Master of Fine Arts student, will be exhibited in the J. Wayne Stark Galleries at Texas A&M’s Memorial Student Center July 18-27, 2014.

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