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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 are well represented at SIGGRAPH 2014, the globe’s premier computer graphics conference, attended annually by thousands of industry professionals throughout the world.
Viz prof’s pointers help teens win national video game competition

Viz prof's pointers help teens ace game development contest

posted August 11, 2014
A student team from College Station High School captured first place in a national interactive application and video game development contest with the help of a little advice from pro game developer André Thomas, a visualization lecturer at Texas A&M.
Undergraduate planning student excels at Mexican at swim meet

Undergrad planning student excels at Mexican swim meet

posted July 29, 2014
Stellar performances at the recent Mexican national swimming championships by Liliana Ibañez, a Bachelor of Science in Urban & Regional Planning student at Texas A&M, led to a haul of four gold medals and a new national record in the 50-meter butterfly event.
Global healthcare design group honors Mann’s teaching career

Global healthcare group honors prof’s teaching career

posted July 14, 2014
In the nearly half-century since joining the Texas A&M faculty, George J. Mann has led more than 700 healthcare facility design projects. Many of his former students are now helping shape the direction of the field.
Vizzer-created short video shown at June 6 Houston film festival

Vizzer-created video screens at June 6 Houston film festival

posted July 1, 2014
A whimsical short video depicting what happens after a man throws away an ugly Christmas sweater he received as a gift, created by graduate visualization students at Texas A&M, was screened at a juried Houston film festival June 6.
Viz student's Fossil watch box design places 3rd in competition

Vizzers watch box design places 3rd in national contest

posted June 9, 2014
A tin box design for Fossil watches inspired by vintage plane ticket designs netted Texas A&M undergraduate visualization student Jessie Ayers a third-place finish in a nationwide competition.
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 to honor six outstanding alumni in October 17 ceremony

College to honor six outstanding alumni in October ceremony

posted June 6, 2014
Six former Texas A&M’s College of Architecture students who have risen to the top of their respective fields while making significant public service contributions will be honored this fall as outstanding alumni.
Peers say College of Architecture business staff is 'Best in Business'

College staff tapped ‘Best in Business’

posted May 20, 2014
Recognized by their peers for outstanding service, sustained excellence and workplace innovation, the Texas A&M College of Architecture’s business office staff received the 2014 Best in Business Award from the university’s Committee of Senior Business Administrators at a special May 20, 2014 presentation.
Department of Architecture honors top projects, people

Architecture dept. honors year’s top projects, people

posted April 30, 2014
The best work of Texas A&M graduate architecture students was showcased May 9, 2014 as part of the Department of Architecture’s annual Celebration of Excellence at the College Station Hilton Hotel.
Viz student honored for project illustrating Kid President’s words

Viz student honored for illustrating viral video star’s words

posted April 29, 2014
The uplifting words of viral video star Kid President literally leap across the screen in an award-winning video created by Texas A&M undergraduate visualization student Rachel Mayor.
Prof’s design of Barcelona office building wins design competition

Prof’s design of Barcelona building wins global contest

posted April 29, 2014
A new office building in Barcelona, co-designed by Miguel Roldán, adjunct architecture professor at Texas A&M, earned top design honors in a global architecture and interior design competition.
Giusti honored for aiding Brazos Valley African-American museum

Giusti honored for aiding local African- American museum

posted April 29, 2014
For her support of Brazos Valley African-American Museum projects, Cecilia Giusti, associate dean for outreach and diversity at the Texas A&M College of Architecture, was one of the honorees at a Jan. 24, 2014 appreciation banquet hosted by the museum.
College staffers net awards for  outstanding job performance

College staffers net awards for top-notch job performance

posted April 25, 2014
In recognition of their outstanding service, three College of Architecture staff members, Bree Wright, Judy Pruitt and Rowena Philbeck, were recently selected by a committee of their peers to receive Star Performance Awards.
Construction science student wins prestigious builder’s essay contest

Essay by former CoSci student wins national contest

posted April 25, 2014
The preconstruction phase of a project has evolved from a meeting and a handshake into an increasingly technological process, wrote Jason Bailey, a Texas A&M construction science student whose essay topped a writing contest sponsored by a national building group.