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Vizzers help Disney, Pixar earn Oscars for animated movies

Vizzers help Disney, Pixar earn Oscars for animated films

posted March 3, 2017
One current Texas A&M visualization student and 15 Aggie Viz Lab veterans helped two major U.S. animation studios garner 2017 Oscars. This year's best animated feature was Disney Animation Studio's "Zootopia," and the best animated short film was Pixar Animation Studio's "Piper."
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.
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.
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.
Agencies partner on project to visualize Texas climate issues

Agencies work to illuminate climate change in Texas

posted October 30, 2014
The Sea Grant Program at Texas A&M have teamed up with the university's Institute for Applied Creativity to produce videos that illuminate important issues related to weather, water and climate change in Texas.
Construction science fall career fairs break attendance records

CoSci job fairs break attendance records

posted November 7, 2013
Companies looking to hire construction science students at Texas A&M turned out in record numbers at fall 2013 career fairs hosted by the Department of Construction Science. This year's fairs attracted 140 companies, breaking the 2008 record of 125.
Alumna honored as 1 of 5 most influential in concrete industry

Alumna named one of most influential in concrete industry

posted March 8, 2013
Students gain plenty of “real-world” experience in concrete construction management and the preservation of historic concrete structures while interning in one of two programs led by Tanya Wattenburg Komas ’05, an architecture Ph.D. graduate from Texas A&M University.
Construction science intern assumes BIM responsibilities

Student assumes BIM responsibilities during internship

posted February 21, 2013
It’s unusual for an intern to head meetings between mechanical, electrical and plumbing subcontractors at a construction jobsite, but Tanner Trimm, a fourth-year construction science student at Texas A&M, did just that.
CoSci intern encounters hurricanes, snowstorm

Hurricanes follow construction science student's internship

posted December 4, 2012
Two hurricanes and a snowstorm buffeted Texas A&M third-year construction science student Nathan Atkins during his internship, but he said the experience has given him complete confidence that he’s ready to graduate and enter the “real world.”
More firms recruiting students at CoSci dept. fall 2012 career fairs

More compaines seeking construction students at job fair

posted October 5, 2012
Students seeking jobs and internships in the construction industry had considerably more companies to choose from than in recent years at the Texas A&M Department of Construction Science's fall 2012 career fairs.
Ph.D. student’s project melds  HKS’ programming with BIM

Ph.D. student melds HKS’ programs, BIM

posted August 3, 2012
Ehsan Barekati, a Ph.D. architecture student interning at HKS, Inc. has developed software that makes the architecture firm’s program documents compatible with all building information modeling programs.
Recent BED grad helps design education center in Rwanda

Alum helps design center in Rwanda

posted August 2, 2012
Rwandans will soon have a new education facility, designed in part by Zach Wise, a 2012 Bachelor of Environmental Design graduate from Texas A&M. As an intern with Engineering Ministries International, he traveled to Kigali, Rwanda, to help design a training center.
Master of Architecture student named WHR Tradewell fellow

M.Arch student earns Tradewell Fellowship

posted April 10, 2012
As the 2012-13 WHR Architects Tradewell Fellow, Akshay Sangolli, a graduate Texas A&M architecture student, will work on some of the firm’s upcoming projects alongside some of the nation’s leading healthcare facility design professionals.
CoSci students seek internships, jobs at department’s Career Fair

Job fair attracts students, firms

posted February 14, 2012
Texas A&M construction science students encountered a lively job and internship market with 68 companies assembled to vie for the best and brightest among them during the Department of Construction Science Career Fair, held Feb. 9 at the Brazos County Expo Complex in Bryan.
LAUP alums help shape city of Austin invasive species strategy

Alums help Austin manage invasives

posted January 9, 2012
Two former Texas A&M landscape architecture students, Elizabeth Chapman ’10 and Trace Unruh ’11, helped develop the city of Austin’s new invasive species management plan while working as interns at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center .