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Planning, scheduling experts led construction science seminar

Planning, scheduling experts led Nov. 10 construction seminar

posted October 9, 2013
Construction management experts provided advanced training in project planning and scheduling at a Nov. 10, 2013 seminar sponsored by the Texas A&M Department of Construction Science.
The Association taps Tarlton for Excellence in Teaching Award

Doctoral student earns acclaim as teacher, mentor

posted October 8, 2013
A panel of Texas A&M faculty selected Edward Tarlton, an urban and regional science doctoral student who teaches landscape architecture and urban planning, as recipient of the The Association of Former Students’ Excellence in Teaching award.
Movement to integrate science, art education gathering STEAM

Initiative fusing arts, technology education gains momentum

posted September 18, 2013
A remarkably diverse coalition including national science, arts and education groups assembled by Carol LaFayette, associate professor of visualization at Texas A&M, is advocating for the inclusion of the arts in science and technical education, an idea gaining traction among educators across the United States.
Healthier, pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods are goal of TAMU professors' walkability research

Research eyes neighborhood walkability

posted August 16, 2013
Two Texas A&M College of Architecture professors who are researching how urban design can encourage, rather than impede, physical activity and help combat sedentary lifestyles.
Texas Target Cities helping communities plan for future

TTC helping small towns make plans

posted July 29, 2013
In partnership with Texas A&M’s AgriLife Extension Service, the Texas A&M College of Architecture is expanding its 25-year-old Texas Target Cities program that helps communities lacking resources and expertise resolve issues critical to their future.
Student art installations adorn public space in downtown Bryan

Students transform downtown Bryan with public art

posted June 20, 2013
Several giant cube-shaped art installations created by Texas A&M visualization and environmental design students have temporarily transformed a formerly empty city block in downtown Bryan into a public art exhibit for ArtFill, a community art project .
CHUD awards 5 Mitchell-Dockery Prizes for public interest designs

Public interest design projects recognized

posted June 6, 2013
Five projects selected as outstanding examples of public interest design, which addresses social, economic and environmental issues for a community, rather than an individual client, were named by a jury of designers and social justice advocates as winners of the Mitchell-Dockery Prize in Public Interest Design.
Student using public design to rebrand architecture profession

Student seeks to widen appeal of design profession

posted June 3, 2013
A new porch space, where customers of a downtown Bryan bakery can enjoy its fare with a cup of coffee, is already attracting customers. The space was designed as part of a student's quest to make architecture relevant to the middle class and small business owners.
‘Real Projects’ initiative produces new home for Bryan subdivision

BED student designs 'Real Projects' home

posted May 29, 2013
By the time the weather turns cool this fall, a Bryan, Texas family will be settling into a new home designed by Texas A&M environmental design student Catherine Florece as part of the College of Architecture's 'Real Projects' interdisciplinary community outreach initiative.
Arch grad student creates wall for students to mark their life’s goals

Campus installation prompts students to reflect on life, goals

posted May 29, 2013
In her search for meaning after her mother's death, Texas A&M graduate architecture student Nesserine Mansour built a chalkboard on Rudder Plaza, a busy area on the College Station campus, and prompted passersby to complete the phrase “before I die I want to … “
Ph.D. student works to green building practices in colonias

Ph.D. project targets greening of colonias home construction

posted May 24, 2013
After investigating home building practices common in Texas colonias, impoverished areas near the Mexico border, a Texas A&M architecture Ph.D. student is working to share affordable, energy efficient construction techniques and home designs with colonias residents.
CoSci students, sponsors raise funds for B/CS habitat chapter

CoSci students raise funds for Habitat

posted May 16, 2013
More than $12,000 was raised for Bryan/College Station’s Habitat for Humanity by Texas A&M construction science students and industry sponsors during an April 11 golf tournament at Briarcrest Country Club in Bryan.
Dialogo to highlight planning issues facing border regions

Dialogo to address issues facing border regions April 19-20

posted March 12, 2013
Urban issues affecting the Texas-Mexico border will be the focus of Dialogo on the Border, sponsored by the diversity council at the College of Architecture and the Dwight Look College of Engineering April 19-20 in Brownsville, Texas.
OPAS anniversary exhibit bases  designed, fabricated at college

College contributes to exhibit revisiting OPAS productions

posted March 7, 2013
Students designed and fabricated display stands for a Forsyth Galleries photo exhibit celebrating the 40th anniversary of MSC-OPAS with images from four decades of performing arts venues the organization has shared with Brazos Valley residents.
Grant funds Startup Aggieland student-ran business incubator

Startup Aggieland business incubator gets funding boost

posted March 6, 2013
Entrepreneurial education and opportunities offered to students at Texas A&M will receive a major upgrade from a three year, $300,000 Tier One Program grant from the Office of the Dean of Faculties and the Associate Provost.