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College students creating health clinics from shipping containers

Students creating health clinics from shipping containers

posted November 12, 2015
Volunteers for BUILD, a service organization led by Texas A&M construction science and environmental design students, are busy transforming shipping containers into mobile medical clinics to serve people in need around the world, including Syrian refugees in Greece.
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.
CoSci student-run golf tourney  earns thousands for nonprofits

CoSci student-run golf tourney earns funds for nonprofits

posted October 23, 2015
Three local nonprofit organizations received thousands of dollars raised by the Texas A&M student chapter of The Associated General Contractors of America, a leading industry group, at an April 2015 benefit golf tournament.
Students to unveil designs for next-generation grocery stores

Students to unveil designs for next- generation stores

posted October 15, 2015
Prototypes of a new generation of H-E-B grocery stores created by design students at Texas A&M will be unveiled at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19 in the exhibit hall of Building B in the Langford Architecture Center.
Planning, sociology faculty lead students in summer NSF program

Undergraduates sharpen research skills in program

posted August 31, 2015
Undergraduate students interested in careers as planning or sociology researchers sharpened their research skills in summer 2015 with help from Texas A&M faculty during a 6-week Research Experience for Undergraduates program.
Students unveil Ronald McDonald room designs at St. Joseph Center

Designs unveiled for Ronald McDonald room at St. Joseph

posted June 26, 2015
Funds have been raised to build a new Ronald McDonald room at St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan. The rooms will include ideas from design proposals that Texas A&M environmental design students created in the spring 2015 semester.
Student-designed memorial dedicated on WWII battle site

Student-designed memorial dedicated on WWII battle site

posted June 15, 2015
A monument designed by architecture students to commemorate fellow Aggies who defended Corregidor Island and Bataan Province was unveiled by a small delegation from Texas A&M who gathered April 21, 2015 for yet another Aggie Muster on the island.
Students create boarding school designs, construction schedules

Students design building plans for Fort Worth school

posted May 28, 2015
To assist fundraising for a faith-based Ft. Worth boarding school proposed to serve economically disadvantaged youth0, Texas A&M students developed design concepts, construction schedules and operating cost estimates.
Students design, build ‘tiny’ homes for Austin homeless

Students display tiny homes on campus

posted May 6, 2015
Miniature residences destined to house the chronically homeless designed and built by Texas A&M environmental design and undergraduate construction science students were publicly displayed May 14 and 15, 2015 at Rudder Plaza.
Architecture students design hospital for Honduran island

Students unveil designs of hospital for Honduran island

posted April 20, 2015
Texas A&M architecture students unveiled design concepts for a new Honduran public hospital to Honduran government representatives and potential donors at a public design review in the George Bush Presidential Library.
Texas Target Communities helping two Texas towns

Two Texas towns helped by Texas Target Communities

posted March 30, 2015
Two small Texas communities are shaping their futures with help from Texas A&M’s Texas Target Communities program, which aids municipalities that lack urban planning resources available to larger cities.
Colonias residents learn how to purify water at two new facilities

Colonias residents learn to purify water at two new facilities

posted March 24, 2015
Residents of Texas colonias, border communities often lacking basic infrastructure and amenities such as running water, are learning how to purify water using clay pot filters manufactured at two facilities operated by the Texas A&M Colonias Program.
Conference sponsored by college diversity council wins APA award

Dialogo conference earns APA award

posted March 13, 2015
Dialogo on the Border, a 2013 conference about urban Texas-Mexico border issues sponsored in part by the diversity council at Texas A&M’s College of Architecture, has been recognized with an achievement award from the American Planning Association.
HRRC identifying best practices in long-term disaster recoveries

HRRC identifying best practices in disaster recoveries

posted March 10, 2015
A research team from Texas A&M’s Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center is working to identify best practices in pre- and post-disaster planning in communities recovering from a variety of natural and man-made disasters.
Former dean remembered as visionary leader, educator

Regan remembered as visionary leader

posted March 6, 2015
J. Thomas Regan, who as dean shepherded the Texas A&M College of Architecture through a formative decade, passed away peacefully March 5, 2015 in his Cape Cod, Mass. home. He was 74 years old. A memorial service for the professor emeritus of architecture will be held this spring in Osterville, Mass. on a date to be announced.