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Texas A&M again ranked among nation’s top animation schools

Texas A&M ranked with top animation schools in nation

posted May 5, 2018
For the fourth consecutive year, Texas A&M was recognized as one of the nation’s top animation schools, placing third among public institutions, second in the Southwest and first in Texas in lists created by Animation Career Review, a career resource website.
TAMU art academy funds faculty projects for artistic enrichment

TAMU art academy funds faculty artistic enrichment projects

posted May 5, 2018
Humanity’s multilayered relationship with the sun will be further explored by visual artist Krista Steinke, instructional assistant professor of visualization, with a $7,500 grant from the Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts at Texas A&M University.
CoSci student-run golf tourney earns thousands for nonprofits

CoSci student-run golf tourney earns funds for nonprofits

posted May 5, 2018
Two Brazos Valley charitable organizations each received $20,000 raised by a March 26, 2018 benefit golf tournament hosted by the Texas A&M student chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America, a leading industry group.
Alumnus earns 2018 YoungArchitect Award from AIA

Alum earns Young Architect Award

posted May 4, 2018
Jamie Crawley ’96, who holds two Texas A&M design degrees, earned a 2018 Young Architects Award from the American Institute of Architects for significant contributions to and exemplary leadership in the field.
Newman's vacant lot study shapes innovative distribution concept

Vacant lot study shapes innovative distribution concept

posted May 3, 2018
Business leaders are touting a vision for an advanced network of industrial distribution facilities based, in part, on findings from a 2016 study of vacant urban land led by Galen Newman, an associate professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning at Texas A&M.
Alum remembered as lighting designer, residential architect

Noted alumnus remembered forlighting designs

posted May 3, 2018
Britt Parker Medford, ENDS ’80 a noted Austin area architect and lighting designer succumbed to cancer April 2018. He was 59. A native of Tyler, Texas, he graduated with honors from Texas A&M and completed his graduate studies at the University of Virginia.
Arch. dept. showcased student projects at May 9 celebration

Arch dept.'s annual student projects showcased May 9

posted April 30, 2018
“Celebration of Excellence,” the Texas A&M Department of Architecture’s annual juried competition and awards presentation, took place May 9, 2017 at The Icehouse on Main in downtown Bryan.
Landscape architecture students’  plans earn Texas ASLA Awards

Students' master plans earn Texas ASLA recognition

posted April 27, 2018
Texas A&M students' master plans addressing urban flooding and crime, unintended effects of gentrification, and other environmental and societal issues earned top honors from the Texas Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.
Viz prof’s 'Good Luck with the Sun' exhibit opens in Austin

Viz prof’s 'Good Luck with the Sun' exhibit opens in Austin

posted April 26, 2018
Immersive video, experimental photos and an installation, all focused on the nearest star, appear in “Good Luck with the Sun,” an exhibit by Krista Steinke, instructional assistant professor of visualization at Texas A&M, that runs through June 7 at an Austin gallery.
Viz professor's nature video nets Global Independent Film Award

Viz prof’s nature film earns international indie film honor

posted April 26, 2018
A glimpse into nature’s life cycle captured on video by Carol LaFayette, Texas A&M professor of visualization, earned a prestigious 2018 Global Independent Film Award recognizing excellence in environmental filmmaking.
Study abroad students’ Big Event  project adorns Barcelona district

Big Event enterprise benefits Barcelona neighborhood

posted April 26, 2018
The Big Event, a beloved Texas A&M community service tradition, crossed the Atlantic this spring with College of Architecture study abroad students who built a structure for public gatherings and painted flower boxes in a neighborhood square in Barcelona, Spain.
Motivational viz prof recognized for transformational teaching

Viz prof honored for transformational teaching excellence

posted April 26, 2018
Sherman Finch, an uncompromising Texas A&M visualization educator and artist known for his tough, on target critiques and for passionately compelling students to reach their potential and follow their bliss, earned a Texas A&M Center for Teaching Excellence award.
CELA taps Newman as research VP, editor of scholarly journal

Newman edits CELA journal, serves as VP

posted April 17, 2018
Galen Newman, a Texas A&M landscape architecture professor, is editor of the Landscape Research Record, a prestigious scholarly journal published by the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, where he also serves as vice president for research and creative scholarship.
Profs studying new transit mode’s effects on locals’ walking habits

Profs studying new transit mode’s effect on walking habits

posted April 17, 2018
Texas A&M urban planning and public health researchers are studying whether a new El Paso bus rapid transit (BRT) line — a system with dedicated lanes that mimic the efficiency of rail transit — changes walking habits of residents who live close to the line’s stations.
Arch prof’s drawing selected for prestigious New York art exhibit

Arch prof’s drawing chosen for leading New York art show

posted April 16, 2018
An image investigating the symbiosis of art, drawn by Alejandro Borges, a member of the Texas A&M architecture faculty, is one of 75 pieces chosen from 960 entries by leading art curators to appear in the prestigious Fun House 2018 exhibit in Poughkeepsie, New York.