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College dean honored for efforts advancing study abroad program

Dean honored for advancing study abroad program

posted May 1, 2017
For championing study abroad programs that transform students’ academic and cultural perspectives, Jorge Vanegas, dean of the Texas A&M College of Architecture, received the Dr. Kenneth L. “Rock” Clinton International Study Abroad Education Programs Award.
LAND major’s poinsettia design adorns Starbucks holiday cups

Starbucks’ holiday cups adorned with LAND major's design

posted December 7, 2016
The unveiling of Starbucks’ 2016 holiday cups, an event eagerly anticipated by coffee fans throughout the world, included a cup featuring intricately-drawn poinsettias created by Christina Anderson, an senior landscape architecture student at Texas A&M.
CoSci students studying abroad build skyscraper replica in 4 days

CoSci students in UK build skyscraper replica in 4 days

posted October 4, 2016
Turning construction theory into practice, Texas A&M construction science students studying abroad in the United Kingdom in summer 2016 built a scaled-down version of The Gherkin, an iconic London skyscraper, in less than 5 days.
Dramatic views of Soltis Center depicted in CoSci prof’s video

Dramatic views of Soltis Center shown in CoSci prof’s video

posted May 3, 2016
Dramatic aerial views of Texas A&M’s Soltis Center for Research and Education in Costa Rica enliven a video created by Julian Kang, associate professor of construction science, who is helping to lead a spring 2016 multidisciplinary studio at the center.
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.
Study abroad students record historic sites at CHC workshop

Students use digital gear in Italy in fall 2016 CHC workshop

posted February 18, 2016
Centuries-old churches and piazzas in Texas A&M’s study abroad venue in Italy were ideal subjects for design students learning to use sophisticated imaging equipment in a workshop directed by Robert Warden, director of the Center for Heritage Conservation.
Semester abroad experience called 'profound, life-changing'

For many students semester abroad is life-changing

posted March 2, 2015
For the last 15 years, undergraduate College of Architecture students have spent a mandatory long semester abroad. An article in the Nov. 13, 2014 issue of The Texas A&M Foundation’s Spirit magazine, showcases the value of spending a “semester away.”
Aggies studying abroad introduce Big Event tradition to Europeans

Students studying abroad bring Big Event to Europe

posted April 15, 2014
Numerous public spaces in Europe received “facelifts” from College of Architecture students in three study abroad venues as a “thank you” to their host communities — mirroring the annual Big Event tradition in Bryan/College Station.
Students’ demonstration kitchen idea wins Italian design contest

Aggies win design contest in Italy

posted February 17, 2014
A demonstration kitchen for showcasing Tuscan and American culinary cultures designed by Texas A&M study abroad students as a tourist attraction for Castiglion Fiorentino, won a design competition sponsored by the Italian city last fall.
Prof promoting move of Wright's Bachman Wilson House to Italy

Prof seeks sponsors to fund relocation of Wright home to Italy

posted May 7, 2013
A New Jersey residence designed by Frank Lloyd Wright could soon be moved to Fiasole, Italy with help from Paolo Bulletti, adjunct professor of architecture at Texas A&M’s study abroad venue in Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy.
CoSci intern encounters hurricanes, snowstorm

Hurricanes follow construction science student's internship

posted December 4, 2012
Two hurricanes and a snowstorm buffeted Texas A&M third-year construction science student Nathan Atkins during his internship, but he said the experience has given him complete confidence that he’s ready to graduate and enter the “real world.”
Entrepreneurial design group leaving its mark at Texas A&M

Entrepreneurial student designers tackle local projects

posted October 12, 2012
A entrepreneurial team of senior environmental design majors who bonded in a freshman studio is leaving its mark at Texas A&M tackling projects that include a countertop with design cues from campus' landmark Century Oak.
Wright Gallery exhibit featured work by young Spanish architects

Exhibit showcased work of emerging Spanish architects

posted October 8, 2012
An exhibit showcased the extraordinary work of Spanish architects, whose designs made their nation a global point of architectural reference by the end of the 20th century, Nov. 6 – Dec. 10, 2012 in the Texas A&M College of Architecture's Wright Gallery.
Students studying abroad in Italy design film school, video games

Students studying in Italy design film school, video games

posted August 13, 2012
Students studying abroad in Italy designed a film school on the outside wall of the medieval town of Castiglion Fiorentino and used their host town as a setting to create video games during their Texas A&M spring 2012 study abroad semester.
Recent BED grad helps design education center in Rwanda

Alum helps design center in Rwanda

posted August 2, 2012
Rwandans will soon have a new education facility, designed in part by Zach Wise, a 2012 Bachelor of Environmental Design graduate from Texas A&M. As an intern with Engineering Ministries International, he traveled to Kigali, Rwanda, to help design a training center.