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CoSci students’ presentations impress industry professionals

Presentations from CoSci students impress builders

posted December 15, 2014
Three groups of 14 fourth-year construction science students from Texas A&M University made a “positive and powerful” impression on construction industry executives with Dec. 2 presentations detailing schedules and safety protocols for the construction of a natural gas refinery on the Texas Gulf Coast.
Center for Teaching Excellence taps prof as Montague scholar

Teaching excellence nets prof Montague scholar recognition

posted November 26, 2014
For active, constructive engagement with his students, Jun-Hyun Kim, an assistant professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning at Texas A&M University, was named a 2014-15 Montague – Center for Teaching Excellence Scholar.
CoSci prof, students aiming to build world’s tallest Lego tower

CoSci prof, students aim to build world’s tallest Lego tower

posted November 12, 2014
John Nichols, Texas A&M associate professor of construction science, is seeking $12,000 to build the world’s tallest freestanding Lego structure, which will be 150-foot tall and composed of 70,000 Lego blocks.
Students explore moviemaking animation software in workshop

LIVE Lab workshop explores high-end animation software

posted November 11, 2014
Visualization students created computer-animated objects with Houdini, the same software used to make blockbuster movies such as “Frozen,” at an Oct. 17-19, 2014 workshop hosted by Texas A&M’s Learning Interactive Visualization Experience Lab.
CoSci prof earns education award from national construction group

Eustace earns AIC's prestigious Klinger Education Award

posted November 4, 2014
For exceptional teaching and service, George Eustace, industry relations coordinator for the Department of Construction Science at Texas A&M University, recently earned the 2014 W.A. Klinger Construction Education Award from the American Institute of Constructors.
Renowned alum sharing expertise with college as new TIAS Fellow

Noted alum sharing expertise as TIAS Faculty Fellow

posted October 21, 2014
Harold Adams ‘61, chairman emeritus of RTKL, one of the world’s largest design firms, and an Outstanding Alumnus of the College of Architecture, was among the elite group selected as Faculty Fellows for Texas A&M’s Institute for Advanced Study.
Graduate architecture program earns 8-year accreditation term

Grad architecture program accredited for eight-year term

posted October 14, 2014
The Master of Architecture program at Texas A&M University is making strong, unique contributions to architectural education, according to experts from the National Architectural Accrediting Board team who reviewed the program last fall.
Lab’s video games could change lecture/test mode of learning

Lab’s video games could change main mode of teaching

posted October 9, 2014
Art history students are learning about Renaissance art this fall while playing a video game, “The ARTé Project,” a prototype educational game developed by Texas A&M’s new Learning Interactive Visualizations Experience lab to demonstrate a fun, alternative way to learn.
Architecture students travel to Bangladesh, win design charrette

Students help create winning master plan at Bangladesh event

posted September 16, 2014
A master plan for transforming a heavily polluted industrial area in Dhaka, Bangladesh into a vibrant community — designed in-part by two Texas A&M Master of Architecture students — earned first place honors at a four-day design charrette in Bangladesh.
Experts to discuss how technology impacts healthcare unit design

Experts to discuss tech’s impact on health care design

posted August 19, 2014
Leaders in design, engineering and information technology will talk about modern, state-of-the-art specialty healthcare units as part of the Center for Health Systems & Design's Fall 2014 Architecture-for-Health Lecture Series at Texas A&M.
Viz department showcased at global graphics conference

Viz department work showcased at global graphics conference

posted August 11, 2014
Students and faculty at Texas A&M’s Department of Visualization were well represented at SIGGRAPH 2014, the globe’s premier computer graphics conference, attended annually by thousands of industry professionals throughout the world.
Prof, students create guidelines for new veterinary building design

Prof, students create guidelines for new vet building design

posted July 1, 2014
Veterinary medicine education at Texas A&M will begin its second century in a new $120 million complex that was designed based on a programming effort by Valerian Miranda, head of the CRS Center, architecture and environmental design students.
Vizzer contributes to 'Dragon 2' as intern at DreamWorks studio

Vizzer contributes to 'Dragon 2' as intern at DreamWorks

posted June 12, 2014
Graduate visualization studies at Texas A&M paid off for DreamWorks Animation intern Kelly Kin, who worked as a lighting apprentice on “How to Train Your Dragon 2.” Read Jennifer Reiley's story in the June 12, 2014 issue of The Battalion.
Design Process students nab top spots in annual idea competition

Design Process students excel in Ideas Challenge

posted June 6, 2014
An idea incentivizing physical fitness, recycling and public transit use and another enhancing fireplace heat distribution, both hatched in a class taught at Texas A&M’s College of Architecture, were among the winning entries in a campus idea competition.
New plants tested in green roof study atop Langford A building

New plants installed in green roof study atop Langford A

posted June 6, 2014
Cooler weather will soon greet the assortment of greenery atop building A of Texas A&M’s Langford Architecture Center as a research project begun in 2012 to learn what plants will thrive on green roofs and green walls in Texas’ often hostile climate continues.