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CoSci event to eye technology’s impact on construction industry

CoSci Dept. hosts 2/11 construction technology demos

posted February 4, 2016
Technology’s transformative impact on the building industry will be showcased Thursday, Feb. 11 during the Texas A&M Department of Construction Science’s Tech Demo Day, set for 8 a.m. – 3:35 p.m. at Francis Hall on the Texas A&M campus.
Mine data, solve problems, win prizes at Build Day competition

Mine data, vie for prizes in 24-hour Build Day contest

posted February 2, 2016
Discussions of race, rights and inclusivity throughout the Brazos Valley will abound at the Feb. 5 – 6 Open Data Build Day competition in which citizen teams will vie for prize money by mining and manipulating census data to create spatially illustrated solutions for diversity-related challenges.
Spring ’16 architecture lectures to feature top designers, educators

Spring 2016 lectures to feature leading designers, educators

posted January 29, 2016
Eminent designers and educators will discuss a wide variety of projects past and present at the Department of Architecture’s Spring 2016 Architecture Lecture Series. The public lectures are scheduled at 5:45 p.m. in Preston Geren Auditorium, .
Lecture series to focus on impact of healthcare changes and trends

Lecture series to focus on impact of healthcare trends

posted January 22, 2016
The latest developments in healthcare and their effects on the planning and design of world-class specialty hospitals will be discussed by health and design experts during the Spring 2016 Architecture-For-Health Lecture Series at Texas A&M.
Industry luminaries interact with students on CoSci's Company Day

Company Day unites construction industry pros with students

posted January 19, 2016
This spring, Texas A&M construction science students have several opportunities to interact with visiting construction professionals as part the department's “Company Day” program, a series of one-day, open-ended visits from construction industry luminaries.
Energy Corridor bridge design competition gets under way

Students to compete to design Interstate 10 pedestrian bridge

posted January 19, 2016
Students have until Feb. 2 to register for an Interstate 10 Energy Corridor pedestrian bridge design competition hosted by the Energy Corridor District and Texas A&M landscape architecture professor Jun-Hyun Kim.
Students to present new H-E-B market designs to company execs

Students to present new H-E-B market concepts to execs

posted January 19, 2016
Prototypes for future H-E-B markets created by Texas A&M architecture students will be unveiled Jan. 25 at the grocery store chain’s downtown San Antonio headquarters.
41st annual Aggie Workshop explored multidisciplinary design

Aggie Workshop focused on landscape, art, architecture

posted January 13, 2016
Landscape architecture students teamed with design professionals at the 41st annual Aggie Workshop, a Feb. 5, 2016 event that included lectures, a charrette and a panel discussion hosted at Texas A&M by the student chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.
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.
Artist debuts large, acrylic art installation in Wright Gallery

Beili Liu debuts large, acrylic art installation

posted December 14, 2015
"Thin Air," a large-scale installation made of approximately 1,000 laser-cut pieces of acrylic by Austin artist Beili Liu will be displayed Jan. 25-March 9, 2016 at the Wright Gallery located in the Langford Architecture Center Building A.
CoSci professor to lead summer program for South Texas youth

CoSci prof to lead summer program for South Texas youth

posted December 14, 2015
Students from predominantly Hispanic South Texas high schools have an opportunity to learn about careers in construction management at a free U.S. Department of Education summer program designed and led by Co-Sci professor Edelmiro Escamilla.
CoSci students make site visits during record-breaking field day

Students tour variety of sites across Texas for CoSci field day

posted December 8, 2015
Busses loaded with of upper-level construction science students fanned out across the state Nov. 13, 2015, setting a departmental field day record while providing students with views of the latest construction, material production and manufacturing practices.
CoSci LinkedIn group provides valuable resource for industry

CoSci Dept. LinkedIn to industry, alumni

posted December 8, 2015
A rapidly growing group of professionals from the construction industry and related fields have found a valuable resource in the LinkedIn business networking group managed by the Department of Construction Science at Texas A&M University. In the four years since it launched, the group has expanded to almost 2,500 members.
'Milky Way’ installation on exhibit through January at Bryan museum

Design prof turns milk jugs into art at Bryan museum

posted December 2, 2015
In “Milky Way,” an art installation crafted from recycled plastic milk jugs, artist Weiling He, an associate professor of architecture at Texas A&M University, demonstrates how “design and labor can transform common household waste — the ugly — into the beautiful.”
Public helps create topographic maps of emotions on GIS Day

Public helps create topographic maps of emotions

posted November 12, 2015
As part of GIS Day at Texas A&M, the public helped artists, geographers and urban planners map some of the less tangible features of the Bryan/College Station landscape as they work to create a geospatial record of the region’s emotional topography.