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Two CoSci undergraduates elected as Yell Leaders for 2016-17

Two CoSci students elected as Yell Leaders for 2016-17

posted March 25, 2016
The roar of Aggie fans at athletic contests in 2016-17 will be led by Cooper Cox and Ian Moss, two Texas A&M undergraduate construction science students, selected as Yell Leaders in a February 16 student vote.
Ph.D. student to study savings from home appliance networks

Ph.D. student to study benefits of networked devices

posted March 25, 2016
Sukjoon Oh, a Texas A&M Ph.D. architecture student, is discovering how much consumers can expect to save on their electricity bills in a not-too-distant future when household appliances will be part of a Wi-Fi network.
Student design ideas included in new Ronald McDonald room

Ronald McDonald room includes student design ideas

posted March 25, 2016
Families with children at St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan can stay close to their loved ones in a Ronald McDonald Family Room, a homelike setting in the hospital that contains elements from design proposals created by design students at Texas A&M.
Students reimagine the doorknob in departmental design contest

Students reimagine the doorknob in design contest

posted March 25, 2016
What’s something that people use all the time but hardly notice? It’s the underappreciated doorknob, an object that first-year environmental design students at Texas A&M reimagined in a fall 2015 contest hosted by the Department of Architecture.
Ph.D. student’s research poster earns top honor at conference

Ph.D. student’s poster earns top honor at conference

posted March 25, 2016
A poster designed by Ph.D. student Sungmin Lee, illustrating findings by Texas A&M researchers in a study to determine how older pedestrians' fear of falling affects their physical fitness, captured an award from a national research foundation.
Teens blog about their home  county in ongoing TTC project

Teens blog about their home county in TTC initiative

posted March 25, 2016
Two teenage residents of Liberty County, Texas are posting ideas about improving their home county in a multimedia blog, one of a set of ongoing Texas Target Communities initiatives aimed at helping residents of the rural area northeast of Houston shape their futures.
Two-day Rowlett Lecture Series marked CRS Center’s 25th year

2-day 2016 Rowlett Lecture Series featured 4 sessions

posted March 25, 2016
A two-day program commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Texas A&M CRS Center for Leadership & Management in the Design & Construction Industry took place March 31-April 1, 2016 on the Texas A&M campus.
Barucchieri honored in one of two new study abroad scholarships

Former students endow new study abroad scholarships

posted March 24, 2016
New scholarships endowed by two former students honor Paolo Barucchieri, the late, much-loved former director at the College of Architecture's study abroad venue in Italy and help students fulfill their study abroad requirement there.
MLPD students identify factors heightening value of subdivision

Students identify factors raising value of urban subdivision

posted March 24, 2016
Master of Land and Property Development students at Texas A&M analyzed how numerous, additional amenities and factors affect the overall value of Towne Lake, a suburban northwest Houston subdivision, during a fall 2015 MLPD class.
Land and property development professor earns 2015 Regan Prize

Land and property development prof earns Regan Prize

posted March 24, 2016
For leadership in multidisciplinary education, Geoffrey Booth, an associate professor who heads classes in the Texas A&M Master of Land and Property Development program, was selected as the recipient of the 2015 J. Thomas Regan Interdisciplinary Prize.
Grad design students take top  honors in Houston AIA contest

Grad arch students take top honors in Houston AIA contest

posted March 24, 2016
An award-winning design concept by four Texas A&M graduate architecture students of a next-generation healthcare facility at the Texas Medical Center in Houston is a striking departure from the center’s existing architecture.
Video game design programs rising in national rankings

Video game design programs rising in national rankings

posted March 24, 2016
Texas A&M’s stature among universities offering video game design programs continued to rise in new lists published by The Princeton Review, a leading test preparation and college admission services company.
Activist posters and paintings of men in distress in Wright Gallery

Two new exhibits opened March 22 at Wright Gallery

posted March 22, 2016
Posters by the Guerrilla Girls, an anonymous group of female artists displaying statements about sexism and racism, and paintings by artist Robin Tewes depicting men’s vulnerability and fragility will be displayed in the Wright Gallery, located on the second floor in Building A of Texas A&M’s Langford Architecture Center.
Bryan charter school students  tour visualization department

Viz dept. hosts tour for students from Bryan charter school

posted March 11, 2016
Students attending a local charter school that incorporates technology in its curriculum got a full dose of tech during a field trip to Texas A&M’s Department of Visualization last fall.
Viz students hit the road, win top honors in Feb. 5-7 KSU game jam

Viz students hit the road, win top honors in KSU game jam

posted March 2, 2016
With fun-filled video games based on healthy eating, three Texas A&M student teams swept a Kansas State University game design competition, or game jam, held Feb. 5–7 in Manhattan, Kan.