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College staffers net awards for outstanding job performance

College staffers net awards for excellent job performance

posted March 30, 2015
In recognition of their outstanding service, three College of Architecture staff members were recently chosen their peers to receive the Star Performance Awards.
RSVP for May 14 Aggie Reception at 2015 AIA conference in Atlanta

College, architecture dept. hosting Aggie reception in Atlanta

posted March 27, 2015
Texas A&M former students and friends are invited to join their former classmates and professors at the annual Aggie AIA Reception to be held in conjunction with the American Institute of Architects' 2015 national convention in Atlanta.
College faculty, staffers reveal creative pursuits at IAC event

Creative pursuits are revealed at IAC event in Stafford Theater

posted March 27, 2015
Faculty and staff from the Texas A&M College of Architecture discussed their creative pursuits March 10, 2015 in a unique presentation format at a downtown Bryan event co-sponsored by the Institute for Applied Creativity.
Ph.D. student’s healing garden research earns national award

Ph.D. student earns award for healing garden research

posted March 26, 2015
Naomi Sachs, a Ph.D. architecture student at Texas A&M who is developing methods to design and assess healing gardens in healthcare settings, was honored for her work with a New Investigator Research Award from a national healthcare design group.
CoSci occupies historic Francis Hall after $10 million renovation

CoSci moves into Francis Hall after $10 million renovation

posted March 26, 2015
The $10 million transformation of historic Francis Hall, the new headquarters for the Department of Construction Science, will be celebrated with a dedication at 12:30 p.m. April 9 in the College Station Hilton followed by an open house at Francis Hall.
Author, educator offering April 6 New Urbanism lecture, workshop

April 6 workshop, lecture to examine New Urbanism

posted March 26, 2015
Urban planning author and educator Emily Talen will lead a planning workshop and present a lecture on New Urbanism, a planning movement that champions compact, walkable urban spaces, during a Monday, April 6 visit to Texas A&M.
Art by college faculty on display  at Stark galleries April 2 – May 31

Art by college faculty on display at Stark in April, May biennial

posted March 25, 2015
The artistic talents of 29 current and former faculty members at Texas A&M’s College of Architecture will be on display during the Faculty Art Biennial April 2 – May 31 in the J. Wayne Stark Galleries at the Memorial Student Center.
Former students’ short film to be screened at film fest in Germany

Former students’ 3-D film to be screened at German film festival

posted March 25, 2015
An award-winning, 3-D short film created by two former Texas A&M visualization students has been selected for screening in a prestigious German film festival.
Texas A&M gains stature among top video game design schools

Viz program gaining rep for video game design education

posted March 24, 2015
Widely known as a fertile training ground for Hollywood special effects professionals, the Department of Visualization at Texas A&M University is rapidly gaining stature among the nation’s leading programs in video game design.
Six former students, former prof named to AIA College of Fellows

Six former students, Former prof named to College of Fellows

posted March 24, 2015
Six former Texas A&M College of Architecture students and a former faculty member recently elevated to the prestigious American Institute of Architects’ College of Fellows will be recognized at the June AIA conference in Atlanta.
Colonias residents learn how to purify water at two new facilities

Colonias residents learn to purify water at two new facilities

posted March 24, 2015
Residents of Texas colonias, border communities often lacking basic infrastructure and amenities such as running water, are learning how to purify water using clay pot filters manufactured at two facilities operated by the Texas A&M Colonias Program.
Students design wooden structure as simultaneously flexible, rigid

Students’ installation blurs line between rigidity, flexibility

posted March 24, 2015
Slender, six-foot tall wooden towers that display contradictory properties — rigidity and flexibility — were created by four first-year environmental design students at Texas A&M for display at an architectural education conference.
Vizzers to unleash creativity at  Viz-a-GoGo 22 May 6-9 in Bryan

Viz-a-GoGo 22 set for May 6-9 in Bryan

posted March 13, 2015
Viz-a-GoGo, the annual showcase of digital wizardry conjured by graduate visualization students from the Texas A&M College of Architecture, will be staged in downtown Bryan May 6-9.
Architect, war hero William Peña named distinguished alumnus

Architect, war hero William Peña named distinguished alum

posted March 13, 2015
William Peña ’42, whose legendary architectural career followed a harrowing tour of duty in World War II, is the recipient of a 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a former student of Texas A&M University.
More than 1,000 students vie for jobs at department career fairs

Career fairs draw 1300 job seekers

posted March 13, 2015
Approximately 1,300 Texas A&M’s College of Architecture students sought jobs, internships, or a chance to sharpen their interview skills from the 237 companies manning booths at the four spring 2015 career fairs held by the college’s four departments.