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Viz prof-led firm, Texas A&M create $1M department chair

Viz prof-led firm, Texas A&M create $1M dept. chair

posted January 30, 2017
Triseum, a video game development company headed by André Thomas, a member of the visualization faculty and director of the department’s LIVE Lab, has partnered with Texas A&M to establish the $1 million Triseum Endowed Chair of Visualization.
New video game by Viz prof-led firm aiding calculus students

New video game by Viz prof-led firm aids calculus students

posted January 30, 2017
This semester, students in almost 50 universities are getting help with introductory calculus by playing “Variant,” a new video game developed by Triseum, a Bryan video game development company led by André Thomas, a member of the visualization faculty.
Architecture college grads lead 14 companies in 2016 Aggie 100 list

College alums head 14 Aggie 100 firms

posted November 17, 2016
Twenty former students from the Texas A&M College of Architecture lead 14 companies in the 2016 Aggie 100, a list of the fastest-growing firms owned or led by Aggie graduates compiled annually for the Mays Business School’s Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship.
College honored outstanding alumni at October 14 ceremony

College honored outstanding alumni at Oct. 14 ceremony

posted July 26, 2016
Seven former students from the Texas A&M College of Architecture who have risen to the top of their respective fields while making significant public service contributions were honored as outstanding alumni during a Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 banquet at Traditions Club in Bryan.
Ph.D. student’s team pitches idea on national innovator TV show

Ph.D. student’s team pitches idea on national TV show

posted June 29, 2016
On a national TV show, Kai Wu, a Texas A&M Urban and Regional Sciences Ph.D. student, demonstrated SwimART, a tiny submersible computer she and a team of entrepreneurs developed to enable competitive swimmers to monitor their statistics in real time.
Former student's architecture firm ranked best in the nation by AIA

Alum's firm tops AIA list of nation's best design businesses

posted November 11, 2015
An architecture firm led by Adrian Smith ’66, an outstanding alumnus of the Texas A&M College of Architecture, heads the 2015 Architect 50, a ranking of the nation’s top architecture firms compiled annually by the American Institute of Architects.
Architecture college grads lead 14 companies on 2015 Aggie 100 list

Architecture college alumni head 14 firms in 2015 Aggie 100 list

posted November 6, 2015
The 2015 Aggie 100 list of the fastest-growing companies owned or led by Texas A&M graduates includes nine businesses headed by graduates from the College of Architecture.
Former student’s startup creating mobile virtual reality application

Former student’s startup creating virtual reality app

posted February 16, 2015
Virtual reality will transform every industry over the next decade or two, according to the CEO of a group investing in a VR startup co-founded by former student Chris Wheeler, who earned a Master of Science in Visualization degree at Texas A&M in 2009.
Interdisciplinary initiatives earn Regan Prize for Warden, Vanegas

Vanegas, Warden earn Regan Prize

posted December 22, 2014
For championing interdisciplinary education two Texas A&M College of Architecture professors, Jorge Vanegas, dean of the college, and Robert Warden, director of the Center for Heritage Conservation, were selected as recipients of the 2014 J. Thomas Regan Interdisciplinary Faculty Prize.
Nine companies on Aggie 100 list led by architecture college grads

Nine companies on Aggie 100 list led by arch. college grads

posted November 4, 2014
Texas A&M College of Architecture graduates head nine of the 100 fastest-growing companies owned or led by former students according to the 2014 Aggie 100 list compiled by Mays Business School’s Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship.
Professor Hill earns President's Award for volunteer service

Professor Hill earns President's Volunteer Service Award

posted October 27, 2014
For decades of campus and community volunteer service, Rodney Hill, professor of architecture at Texas A&M, was recognized last spring with the U.S. President’s Volunteer Service Award from the Corporation for National & Community Service.
Entrepreneurs deliver keynote, workshop at 2014 symposium

Entrepreneurs highlight 2014 research symposium

posted October 21, 2014
Entrepreneurs from Changing Environments, a Boston company that develops “smart,” solar-powered public spaces that cater to mobile device users, provided the keynote address at the College of Architecture's Monday, Oct. 27 research symposium and led a workshop.
Essay spotlights social activism in professor emeritus Fisk's career

Essay highlights professor emeritus’ social activism

posted September 9, 2014
As a leader of numerous projects undertaken in politically charged situations, Pliny Fisk, Texas A&M architecture professor emeritus, continues the legacy of 1960s progressive idealism, asserts Sarah Deyong, associate professor of architecture.
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.
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.