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Multidisciplinary initiative yields forecasts of more Houston floods

Climate project forsees more flood events in Houston

posted May 4, 2016
Extreme rainfall events in Houston like the April 18, 2016 deluge will become more frequent in the future according to a study conducted for the Resilience and Climate Change Cooperative Project, an interdisciplinary research initiative at Texas A&M.
Architecture Dept. honors best of best at Celebration of Excellence

May 12 celebration to honor best of best in TAMU architecture

posted May 3, 2016
“The Celebration of Excellence,” an annual Texas A&M Department of Architecture event spotlighting outstanding student and faculty achievements, will include a juried evaluation of the year’s top five graduate final study projects, culminating with ta “Best of the Best Award.”
Student-made sculptures a hit at Brazos Valley Arts Center exhibit

Student sculptures a hit at Brazos Valley Arts Center exhibit

posted April 29, 2016
A group of metal sculptures displayed outside The Arts Center in College Station, created by students in a visualization sculpture class, has created quite a buzz in the Bryan/College Station area, said Chris Dyer, CEO of The Arts Council of Brazos Valley.
Students to present concepts of Kenyan healthcare facilities

Students to present concepts of Kenyan healthcare facilities

posted April 25, 2016
Students will present design concepts for next-generation, Kenyan healthcare facilities April 26 at a conference aimed at improving healthcare for Africans by creating business relationships and partnerships between people in the U.S. and Africa.
Texas A&M again ranked among nation's top animation schools

Texas A&M ranked with top animation schools in nation

posted April 12, 2016
For the second consecutive year, Texas A&M was recognized as one of the nation’s top animation schools, placing third among public institutions and second in the Southwest in new lists created by Animation Career Review.
Francis Hall transformation honored by builders’ group

Renovation of Francis Hall earns constructors' honor

posted March 29, 2016
The transformation of a nearly 100 year-old Francis Hall into the new home of construction science education at Texas A&M has been recognized as one of the nation’s top renovation projects in 2015 by The Associated General Contractors of America.
National construction group honors Francis Hall renovation

National group honors Francis Hall renovation effort

posted March 28, 2016
The transformation of a nearly 100 year-old Francis Hall into the new home of construction science education at Texas A&M has been recognized as one of the nation’s top renovation projects in 2015 by the Associated Builders and Contractors.
Mavericks’ owner guiding grad students’ design of team facility

Mavericks’ owner guiding designs of new team facility

posted March 28, 2016
Texas A&M graduate architecture students are designing a state-of-the-art, practice facility for the NBA's Dallas Mavericks with input from Mark Cuban, the team's owner, and Bryan Trubey '83, designer of AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys.
Architecture prof compiles best health facility design principles

Arch prof creates list of top health facility design principles

posted March 28, 2016
A clear client’s vision is one of 12 principles compiled by Kirk Hamilton, interim director of the Texas A&M Center for Health Systems & Design and professor of architecture, that lead to the creation of successful new healthcare facilities.
Student design ideas included in new Ronald McDonald room

Ronald McDonald room includes student design ideas

posted March 25, 2016
Families with children at St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan can stay close to their loved ones in a Ronald McDonald Family Room, a homelike setting in the hospital that contains elements from design proposals created by design students at Texas A&M.
Ph.D. student’s research poster earns top honor at conference

Ph.D. student’s poster earns top honor at conference

posted March 25, 2016
A poster designed by Ph.D. student Sungmin Lee, illustrating findings by Texas A&M researchers in a study to determine how older pedestrians' fear of falling affects their physical fitness, captured an award from a national research foundation.
Teens blog about their home  county in ongoing TTC project

Teens blog about their home county in TTC initiative

posted March 25, 2016
Two teenage residents of Liberty County, Texas are posting ideas about improving their home county in a multimedia blog, one of a set of ongoing Texas Target Communities initiatives aimed at helping residents of the rural area northeast of Houston shape their futures.
Two-day Rowlett Lecture Series marked CRS Center’s 25th year

2-day 2016 Rowlett Lecture Series featured 4 sessions

posted March 25, 2016
A two-day program commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Texas A&M CRS Center for Leadership & Management in the Design & Construction Industry took place March 31-April 1, 2016 on the Texas A&M campus.
Barucchieri honored in one of two new study abroad scholarships

Former students endow new study abroad scholarships

posted March 24, 2016
New scholarships endowed by two former students honor Paolo Barucchieri, the late, much-loved former director at the College of Architecture's study abroad venue in Italy and help students fulfill their study abroad requirement there.
MLPD students identify factors heightening value of subdivision

Students identify factors raising value of urban subdivision

posted March 24, 2016
Master of Land and Property Development students at Texas A&M analyzed how numerous, additional amenities and factors affect the overall value of Towne Lake, a suburban northwest Houston subdivision, during a fall 2015 MLPD class.