Leaders in design, engineering and information technology will talk about modern, state-of-the-art specialty healthcare units as part of the Center for Health Systems & Design's Fall 2014 Architecture-for-Health Lecture Series at Texas A&M.
Students and faculty at Texas A&M’s Department of Visualization are well represented at SIGGRAPH 2014, the globe’s premier computer graphics conference, attended annually by thousands of industry professionals throughout the world.
Austin visual artist Virginia Fleck’s critique of what she calls “our consumerist society,” presented in a series of circular mandalas created from plastic shopping bags and product packaging material, will be on exhibit Sept. 1 – Oct. 15 in the Wright Gallery.
To contend with the rapidly escalating threat of coastal flooding, government agencies need to adopt a new, fundamentally different strategy focused on flood prevention rather than recovery, according to a recent National Research Council report.
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.