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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.
Adams to discuss U.S. Capitol addition in TIAS Fellow lecture

Adams to discuss Capitol addition in TIAS Fellow lecture

posted September 29, 2015
Harold Adams ’61, will discuss the multi-decade effort to design and build the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, a project he oversaw as chairman of RTKL, in a public lecture set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10 in the Bush Library and Museum Orientation Theater.
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.
Real, virtual sculptures created in summer camp co-sponsored by

Sculptures made in summer camp sponsored by IAC

posted August 24, 2015
Miniature monsters inhabited real and virtual worlds after their creation by high school-age students in a 2015 summer camp co-sponsored by Texas A&M’s Institute for Applied Creativity.
Planning prof leads U.S., Dutch researchers in flooding study

Planning prof leads Dutch, U.S. coastal flooding study

posted August 24, 2015
Interdisciplinary groups of faculty and students in five U.S. universities will pair with counterparts in The Netherlands in a research project led by Sam Brody, professor of urban planning, to determine how to reduce the impact of coastal flooding.
Portraits of activists by retired prof displayed in Germany

Portraits of activists by retired prof displayed in Germany

posted August 7, 2015
Portraits of Europeans who publicly opposed anti-Semitism and genocide during the turbulent 20th century, painted by Robert Schiffhauer, retired associate professor of architecture, are on display at the Academy for International Education in Bonn, Germany.
Li begins term as head of global landscape architecture group

Li begins term as head of global LAND education group

posted July 13, 2015
At a speech marking the beginning of his term as the elected president of a global landscape architecture educators’ group, Ming-Han Li, professor of landscape architecture at Texas A&M, underlined the importance of mentoring in education.
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.
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 dept. celebrates excellence at May 14 event

Dept. of Architecture honors students, faculty on May 14

posted May 6, 2015
Outstanding student and faculty achievements in the Texas A&M Department of Architecture were showcased at “The Celebration of Excellence,” the department’s year-culminating awards presentation and juried competition, Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the Hilton College Station & Conference Center.
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.