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Student-designed memorial dedicated on WWII battle site

Student-designed memorial dedicated on WWII battle site

posted June 15, 2015
A monument designed by architecture students to commemorate fellow Aggies who defended Corregidor Island and Bataan Province was unveiled by a small delegation from Texas A&M who gathered April 21, 2015 for yet another Aggie Muster on the island.
LAND profs propose series of  enhancements for “Ike Dike”

LAND profs propose series of “Ike Dike” enhancements

posted June 15, 2015
A proposed “Ike Dike” to protect the Galveston/Houston area from hurricane storm surges should incorporate business parks, public spaces and pedestrian thoroughfares, concludes research funded by Texas A&M’s Institute for Sustainable Coastal Communities.
Students create boarding school designs, construction schedules

Students design building plans for Fort Worth school

posted May 28, 2015
To assist fundraising for a faith-based Ft. Worth boarding school proposed to serve economically disadvantaged youth0, Texas A&M students developed design concepts, construction schedules and operating cost estimates.
National Academies names new Rennaissance

National Academies names new Rennaissance

posted May 15, 2015
The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative "Conference on Art and Science, Engineering, and Medicine Frontier Collaborations: Ideation, Translation & Realization" will gather a diverse group of participants to explore how arts, design, sciences, engineering, and medicine can stimulate a renaissance of innovation.
Pecha Kucha Bryan, June 2

Pecha Kucha Bryan, June 2

posted May 14, 2015
Join us on June 2 at the SEAD Gallery, 216 W. 26th St. in Bryan, when we will be hearing fascinating presentations from dynamic local people in an event co-sponsored by the Institute for Applied Creativity. The roster this time will include geneticist Giri Athrey of Texas A&M; Dan DeLeon, pastor of Friends UCC; Ronin Cooking owners Brian and Amanda Light; high school teacher and seasoned European "couch-surfer" Barbara Klein; and Shannon Van Zandt, Director of Texas A&M's Center for Housing and Urban Development. In addition to scheduled guests, audience members will again be welcomed to help give an impromptu presentation at the end, something that is both fun to do and fun to watch!
Sophomore CoSci student named handler of Aggie mascot Reveille

CoSci student named Aggie mascot handler

posted May 7, 2015
For most Texas A&M students, navigating campus is an unremarkable part of their daily routine, but there’s nothing ordinary about any trip that construction science major Ian Moss takes when he’s accompanied by Reveille, the collie who serves as Texas A&M’s mascot.
Students design, build ‘tiny’ homes for Austin homeless

Students display tiny homes on campus

posted May 6, 2015
Miniature residences destined to house the chronically homeless designed and built by Texas A&M environmental design and undergraduate construction science students will be publicly displayed from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. May 14 and 15 at Rudder Plaza.
Architecture dept. celebrates excellence at May 14 event

Dept. of Architecture to honor students, faculty on May 14

posted May 6, 2015
Outstanding student and faculty achievements in the Texas A&M Department of Architecture will be showcased at “The Celebration of Excellence,” the department’s year-culminating awards presentation and juried competition, to be held 2-7 p.m. Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the Hilton College Station & Conference Center.
Texas A&M ranked with top animation schools in nation

Texas A&M named among U.S.’s top animation schools

posted May 4, 2015
Within weeks of gaining prominence among the world’s best game design schools, Texas A&M was ranked as one of the nation’s best animation schools, placing third among public institutions in a 2015 analysis conducted by Animation Career Review, an online career resource for aspiring animators, game designers and digital artists.
Architecture, visualization profs earn 2015 AFS excellence awards

Visualization, architecture profs earn AFS awards

posted April 29, 2015
Nancy Klein and Donna Hajash, two faculty members at Texas A&M’s College of Architecture, were recently honored for excellence, leadership and selfless service with Distinguished Achievement Awards from The Association of Former Students.
CoSci department to host 51st annual ASC conference this April

CoSci department to host 51st annual ASC conference this April

posted April 25, 2015
The Department of Construction Science is hosting the Associated Schools of Construction 51st Annual International Conference April 22–25, 2015 at Texas A&M University. The event is open anyone with an interest in construction higher education. Visit website for details.
Smith elevated construction education at Texas A&M, gathered industry partners

Dept. head, prof Jim Smith elevated CoSci at Texas A&M

posted April 22, 2015
Jim Smith, who elevated construction education at Texas A&M by establishing partnerships with leading builders and providing award-winning classroom instruction as a professor and former head of the Department of Construction Science, passed away April 20, 2015.
Mixed-media collages, paintings explore urban path of L.A. River

Wright Gallery art show explores urban journey of L.A. River

posted April 20, 2015
An exhibit of images by Michelle Robinson ’91, portraying the urban journey of the Los Angeles River, is on display from April 28 - June 5 at the Wright Gallery.
Students’ residential designs win both awards in national contest

Students’ residential designs top the field in national contest

posted April 20, 2015
Second-year environmental design students at Texas A&M swept a national residential design competition sponsored by the Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association, placing first and second.
Outstanding alum to lecture on de-urbanization in South Africa

Noted South African developer to lecture on de-urbanization

posted April 20, 2015
Chris Mulder, one of South Africa’s top environmental designers and an outstanding alumnus of Texas A&M’s College of Architecture, will present “De-Urbanization: Creating Sustainable Rural New Towns” at 5:45 p.m. April 29 in Scoates Hall Room 208.