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College helping to add creativity, entrepreneurship to engineering curriculum in NSF-funded project

College enhancing offerings in TAMU engineering school

posted March 11, 2014
Engineering education at Texas A&M will soon reflect an added emphasis on innovation and entrepreneurship through Pathways to Innovation, an NSF-funded program featuring contributions from two College of Architecture creativity experts.
EA Sports’ graphics supervisor joins Viz faculty at Texas A&M

EA Sports graphics head joins Texas A&M Viz faculty

posted February 17, 2014
André Thomas, who led graphics development, planning and implementation for the EA Sports’ powerhouse lineup of football videogames since 2007, is now passing his considerable game industry knowledge to visualization students as a lecturer at Texas A&M.
Associated Press report features CHC’s Alamo preservation work

AP report showcases CHC Alamo project

posted February 11, 2014
Bob Warden, director of the Center for Heritage Conservation, is heading a team of graduate students using scanning and recording equipment and computer aided-design software to create detailed 2- and 3-D models of one of Texas's most historic structures, the Alamo.
Students’ 2003 report inspires restoration of historic library

Students’ report in 2003 inspires library renovation

posted January 29, 2014
The once-deteriorating Carnegie library in Franklin, Texas, whose restoration was inspired by a 2003 report created by graduate building preservation technology students at Texas A&M, hosted a celebration of its 100th anniversary Jan. 14, 2014.
Tabb co-authors book analyzing history of ‘green’ architecture

Tabb co-authors book analyzing ‘green’ design

posted January 29, 2014
A new book that provides readers with a history and analysis of “green” architecture from 1960-2010 has been co-authored by Philip Tabb, professor of architecture at Texas A&M.
Planning students raise profile of Navasota community center

Planning students' event highlights community center

posted December 4, 2013
The Carver Community Center in Navasota, Texas, once the site of the town’s African-American high school, was the scene of “Navasota Neighborhood Day,” organized Nov. 23, 2013 by Master of Urban Planning students at Texas A&M University.
Faculty hazard planning videos available on Planetzien website

Faculty planning videos available on Planetzien site

posted December 4, 2013
Planning professionals can learn the latest in hazard resilience measures from videos featuring presentations by hazard reduction and recovery experts from Texas A&M University. The online learning modules are offered by Planetizen, an information exchange urban planning website.
CoSci students develop equine center proposals in capstone class

Students create construction plans for equine center

posted December 4, 2013
In an exercise mimicking real world construction industry scenarios, Texas A&M students presented building proposals for the university’s new Equine Center to representatives of Gamma Construction, the company currently building the facility.
Top planning scholar, author returns to Texas A&M faculty

Land use planning expert returns to Texas A&M faculty

posted November 26, 2013
Philip Berke ‘81, widely regarded as one of the nation’s top land use planning scholars, is returning to Texas A&M in 2014 to rejoin the urban planning faculty and help lead the university’s Institute for Sustainable Coastal Communities.
College of Architecture design programs among nation's best

Texas A&M design programs again listed among nation's best

posted November 26, 2013
Texas A&M’s landscape architecture programs and its graduate architecture program were once again ranked among the best in the United States in an annual survey of professional practice leaders who have hired and supervised recent design graduates.
Students make field day trips to diverse construction businesses

Students visit diverse construction venues

posted November 8, 2013
Texas A&M construction science students fanned out Nov. 1 to visit five construction-related businesses across the state were they viewed the latest construction, material production and manufacturing practices as part of their fall 2013 semester field day activities.
Urban planning students’ study leads to campus bike program

Students' award-winning study aids campus bike program

posted October 31, 2013
More than 2000 bicycle trips are taken each day in Texas A&M’s new bike share program, which debuted in the fall 2013 semester after an award-winning report by Master of Urban Planning Students showed a significant interest in bike sharing from students, faculty and staff.
Viz students’ interactive artwork exhibited at regional art center

Viz students’ art showcased at regional art center

posted October 22, 2013
Visitors interacted with art created by students at Texas A&M’s Department of Visualization in “PLAY inside the box,” an exhibit on display at in October at the Art Center of Brazos Valley.
Construction science professor Choi named Montague Scholar

CoSci prof honored as Montague Scholar

posted October 11, 2013
Early career excellence in undergraduate teaching has netted Kunhee Choi, assistant professor of construction science, recognition as a Texas A&M Center for Teaching Excellence Montague Scholar.
Clark Construction Group funds Francis Hall conference, bid room

Builder funds Francis Hall video, bid room

posted October 1, 2013
A “bid room,” outfitted with state-of-the-art video conferencing equipment for simulating the preparation and negotiation of construction project cost proposals, will be built in Francis Hall, future campus headquarters of the Department of Construction Science, with help from a donation from Clark Construction Group LLC.