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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.
CoSci advisory group registers record-high membership in 2015

Membership in CoSci advisory group grows to record-high level

posted February 18, 2016
A record 167 member companies are participating in the Department of Construction Science’s Construction Industry Advisory Council, which advises the Texas A&M program about contemporary construction practices and recruits students for internships and jobs at two annual career fairs.
Former students endow new professorships, fellowship

Former students create four new endowed positions

posted December 15, 2015
Leading by example, four former students of the Texas A&M College of Architecture have made generous commitments, endowing three professorships and creating a new fellowship to support a promising residential construction educator.
Opportunities remain to sponsor Bob Segner Auditorium seats

Opportunity remains to sponsor seats in Segner auditorium

posted December 15, 2015
There are 64 seats in Francis Hall’s Bob Segner auditorium that need a sponsor as part of a Department of Construction Science fund raising initiative honoring the auditorium’s namesake Bob Segner, who is retiring at the end of the Spring 2016 semester.
CoSci upgrades its BIM CAVE in new Francis Hall headquarters

New BIM CAVE facilitates students' 3-D visualizations

posted December 14, 2015
Futuristic, immersive journeys through and around virtual 3-D buildings created by Texas A&M construction science students highlighted final reviews for a fall 2015 building information modeling class led by Julian Kang, associate professor of construction science.
First scholarship endowed by former viz student is created

First scholarship endowed by former Vizzer is established

posted March 31, 2015
The first scholarship endowed by a former visualization student has been established by Gracie Arenas Strittmatter, who earned a Master of Science in Visualization at Texas A&M in 2008.
CoSci occupies historic Francis Hall after $10 million renovation

CoSci moves into Francis Hall after $10 million renovation

posted March 26, 2015
The $10 million transformation of historic Francis Hall, the new headquarters for the Department of Construction Science, will be celebrated with a dedication at 12:30 p.m. April 9 in the College Station Hilton followed by an open house at Francis Hall.
‘Tis the season of opportunity for year-end donations to college

‘Tis the season for making year-end donations to college

posted December 16, 2014
This time of year, the College of Architecture is tremendously grateful for the support received from those who truly want to make a difference in the future of the College and the lives of our students.
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.
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.
Fluor foundation to fund state- of-the-art BIM lab in Francis Hall

Flour foundation to fund top-notch BIM lab in Francis Hall

posted March 10, 2014
Construction science students at Texas A&M will soon be using a state-of-the-art building information modeling lab built with the help of a $250,000 gift from the Fluor Foundation.
Holiday gift giving opportunities at the College of Architecture

Gift giving options honor esteemed college faculty

posted December 4, 2013
The season of giving is also one of the busiest times of year for donations to the College of Architecture, as many former students include the college and their own departments for end-of-year donations.
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.
Landscape architecture prof Nancy Volkman passes away

LAND professor Volkman passes

posted September 24, 2013
Nancy Jeanne Volkman, an associate professor and member of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning faculty at Texas A&M University since 1981, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 after a long illness. A dynamic teacher and prolific scholar, she was researching three books just prior to her death.
Dynamic Systems donates lab for viewing building’s infrastructure

New lab to showcase building systems in redone Francis Hall

posted September 24, 2013
When construction science students begin taking classes in the renovated Francis Hall in spring 2015 they’ll be able to see exposed mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems at work in a $100,000 specialty lab funded by Dynamic Systems, Inc.