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Undergraduates sharpen research skills in summer '15 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 will be publicly displayed from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. May 14 and 15 at Rudder Plaza.
Architecture dept. celebrates excellence at May 14 event

Dept. of Architecture to honor students, faculty on May 14

posted May 6, 2015
Outstanding student and faculty achievements in the Texas A&M Department of Architecture will be showcased at “The Celebration of Excellence,” the department’s year-culminating awards presentation and juried competition, to be held 2-7 p.m. Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the Hilton College Station & Conference Center.
Architecture students design hospital for Honduran island

Students to unveil designs of hospital for Honduran island

posted April 20, 2015
Texas A&M architecture students will show design concepts for a new Honduran public hospital to Honduran government representatives and potential donors at a public design review 1–3:30 p.m. Friday, April 24, at 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.
College faculty, staffers reveal creative pursuits at IAC event

Creative pursuits are revealed at IAC event in Stafford Theater

posted March 27, 2015
Faculty and staff from the Texas A&M College of Architecture discussed their creative pursuits March 10, 2015 in a unique presentation format at a downtown Bryan event co-sponsored by the Institute for Applied Creativity.
CoSci occupies historic Francis Hall after $10 million renovation

CoSci moves into Francis Hall after $10 million renovation

posted March 26, 2015
The $10 million transformation of historic Francis Hall, the new headquarters for the Department of Construction Science, will be celebrated with a dedication at 12:30 p.m. April 9 in the College Station Hilton followed by an open house at Francis Hall.
Texas A&M gains stature among top video game design schools

Viz program gaining rep for video game design education

posted March 24, 2015
Widely known as a fertile training ground for Hollywood special effects professionals, the Department of Visualization at Texas A&M University is rapidly gaining stature among the nation’s leading programs in video game design.
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.