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Design prof’s new book to aid development of childrens’ ICUs

Design prof’s new book to help plan new children’s ICUs

posted May 15, 2014
A new book aiding clinicians tasked with planning new pediatric and neonatal intensive care environments, authored by Mardelle McCuskey Shepley, director of Texas A&M’s Center for Health Systems and Design, is receiving favorable reviews.
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.
HRRC comparing man-made, natural disasters in Texas towns

HRRC comparing man-made, natural disasters in Texas

posted April 30, 2014
A Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center team is investigating how recovery from a man-made disaster differs from a natural disaster as part of a National Science Foundation study focusing on the Texas towns of West and Granbury, which were hit, respectively, by a chemical plant explosion and a tornado.
Viz program to be prominently featured at SIGGRAPH 2014

Viz program to be well represented at SIGGRAPH 2014

posted April 30, 2014
SIGGRAPH 2014, the world’s premier computer graphics and interactive techniques conference, will once again feature a large presence from faculty and students at Texas A&M’s Department of Visualization.
Visualization students’ exhibits promote art, science symbiosis

Viz students’ exhibits promote art, science symbiosis at D.C. fest

posted April 30, 2014
Interactive exhibits merging art and science created by Texas A&M visualization students encouraged kids to explore nature, physics and color theory at a booth sponsored by the Institute for Applied Creativity at the Science and Engineering Fest in Washington, D.C.
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.
Brody featured in FEMA video touting flood prevention tips

Brody featured in FEMA video touting flood prevention tips

posted April 29, 2014
A video touting how communities can avoid flood losses, available on the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s website, features Sam Brody, professor of urban planning at Texas A&M.
Students create designs to rebuild town devastated by 2012 tornado

Students create designs to rebuild storm-ravaged town

posted April 29, 2014
Residents in West Liberty, a small Kentucky town ravaged by a deadly 2012 tornado, partnered with 20 Texas A&M environmental design students this spring to develop solutions for accelerating the town’s beleaguered recovery.
First head of CoSci department Marsh was outstanding alumnus

1st CoSci dept. head was outstanding college alumnus

posted April 29, 2014
James H. Marsh '51, the first head of the Department of Construction Science at Texas A&M University (1969-81), passed away Saturday, April 26 at his Caldwell, Texas home. He was 83 years old.
Viz student honored for project illustrating Kid President’s words

Viz student honored for illustrating viral video star’s words

posted April 29, 2014
The uplifting words of viral video star Kid President literally leap across the screen in an award-winning video created by Texas A&M undergraduate visualization student Rachel Mayor.
Prof’s design of Barcelona office building wins design competition

Prof’s design of Barcelona building wins global contest

posted April 29, 2014
A new office building in Barcelona, co-designed by Miguel Roldán, adjunct architecture professor at Texas A&M, earned top design honors in a global architecture and interior design competition.
Giusti honored for aiding Brazos Valley African-American museum

Giusti honored for aiding local African- American museum

posted April 29, 2014
For her support of Brazos Valley African-American Museum projects, Cecilia Giusti, associate dean for outreach and diversity at the Texas A&M College of Architecture, was one of the honorees at a Jan. 24, 2014 appreciation banquet hosted by the museum.
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.
Francis Hall renovation under way; CoSci to move in next spring

CoSci department to move into Francis Hall in Spring 2015

posted April 29, 2014
With the renovation of historic Francis Hall under way, the Department of Construction Science at Texas A&M University is well on its way to acquiring a state-of-the-art academic facility dedicated to construction teaching, research and industry service.