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Newly endowed MLA scholarship honors prof Jon Rodiek's parents

Scholarship awards honor prof's parents

posted April 30, 2012
A scholarship endowment gradually funded over the last 18 years by 27 community outreach projects undertaken by students in professor Jon Rodiek's Master of Architecture studios at Texas A&M University reached fruition last fall, for the first time providing scholarships totaling $14,000 for eight new MLA students.
Students thank scholarship benefactors, college patrons

Students pen thank you notes to donors

posted April 30, 2012
Earlier this month, the Maroon Coats, student ambassadors of the Texas A&M Foundation, organized an impromptu “thank you” note-writing session for students to share their gratitude with scholarship benefactors and gift givers who support College of Architecture programs.
Loftin, McLaughlin visit former students at Pixar, DreamWorks

Loftin visits Pixar, DreamWorks studios

posted December 7, 2011
Texas A&M University President R. Bowen Loftin had a chance to see how former students are redefining the entertainment industry during a Nov. 16 visit to the Bay Area campuses of Pixar Animation Studios and DreamWorks Animation SKG.
Planning prof leads students to win in Green Mobility Challenge

Joh’s students sweep mobility competition

posted December 1, 2011
Graduate engineering students at Texas A&M advised by Ken Joh, assistant professor of urban planning, earned first place and $10,000 in scholarship money in a sustainable transportation planning contest sponsored by the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority.
Facility management students hear from experts in Phoenix

Facility management scholars earn trip

posted November 14, 2011
Five students pursuing graduate certificates in facility management attended an International Facility Management Association conference in Phoenix with five IFMA scholarships totaling $15,000, part of which paid for their trip to the conference.
Endowed professorships to honor three beloved architecture profs

Professorships to honor 3 profs

posted September 14, 2011
Texas A&M former students have established three new endowments for professorships honoring the stellar careers of three much admired Department of Architecture professors — John Only Greer, Rodney Hill and David Woodcock — who have all taught generations of aspiring Aggie architects.
Graduate visualization student wins Sony scholarship

Viz student earns Sony scholarship

posted September 6, 2011
Texas A&M graduate visualization student Sarah Beth Eisinger’s work earned a $10,000 scholarship from Sony Pictures Imageworks, an Academy Award-winning, state-of-the-art visual effects and character animation company. She has previous experience at Pixar, Walt Disney Animation Studios and Google.
Grad students earn facility management scholarships

Grad students earn facility management scholarships

posted August 3, 2011
Five graduate students pursuing certificates in facility management at the Texas A&M College of Architecture earned scholarships from the International Facility Management Association, as well as travel/attendance packages for an October conference.
AIA Fellow to design prototype outpatient healthcare facility

AIA fellowship funds hospital design effort

posted June 29, 2011
With a 2011 fellowship from the American Institute of Architects, Amy Kircher, an M.Arch student at Texas A&M, will design a prototype outpatient healthcare facility based on her research that suggests a new direction for preventative care building design and a new way of thinking about healthcare architecture.
Vizzers garner scholarships from Pixar, Dreamworks, ILM studios

Animation studios present scholarships

posted May 26, 2011
Graduate visualization students won scholarships for their makers funded by major animation studios and former student animators. Former students at Pixar, DreamWorks Animation and Industrial Light and Magic made lists of the videos they deemed the best.