The Master of Urban Planning program at Texas A&M has vaulted into the upper echelon of programs of its kind in new rankings published by Planetizen, an independent, online platform that reports urban planning news and resources.
The Texas A&M landscape architecture program’s longstanding status as one of the nation’s best was reaffirmed in new rankings that also include an acknowledgement of Galen Newman, associate professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, as an exemplary educator.
Texas A&M produces some of the nation’s most highly sought architecture graduates and is home to Rodney Hill, one of the most admired design educators, according to new lists released by DesignIntelligence, a company dedicated to the business success of built environment-related firms.
New appointments to Texas A&M College of Architecture endowed professorships, which support their holders’ teaching, research and service initiatives, have been announced by Jorge Vanegas, dean of the college.
For her impassioned work to protect Texas’ endangered, historic African-American communities, Andrea Roberts, Texas A&M assistant professor of urban planning, received a $50,000 grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
An innovative concept that integrates agriculture and urban living earned Sana Khadepaun, a Master of Architecture student, a place among top projects in a contest whose organizers aim to revamp cities into places whose inhabitants grow food.
Harold Adams ’61, who worked with President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy on federal building projects, then later led the transformation of a Baltimore design firm to a global practice, received an honorary Ph.D. from Texas A&M at spring 2019 commencement.
A career marked by groundbreaking urban development research findings netted Ann O’M. Bowman, professor of government and public service, the inaugural Transformative Research Award from the university’s Center for Housing and Urban Development.
The American Institute of Architects has elevated former Texas A&M student Tushar Gupta ’00 to its prestigious College of Fellows for achieving a standard of excellence in the architecture profession and for his significant contributions to the profession and society.
In new rankings released by College Magazine, an online career resource for students, Texas A&M was recognized as the nation’s best public animation school, funneling top-notch graduates into the highly competitive film and television industry, and other professions.
For a research agenda that spans numerous disciplines, and leadership in an inaugural college charrette that included students from all four of its departments, Zofia Rybkowski, associate professor of construction science, earned the 2018 Regan Interdisciplinary Prize.
An image that investigates the symbiosis of art, drawn by Alejandro Borges, a member of the Texas A&M architecture faculty, was given finalist honors by leading art curators and critics for the prestigious 44th AIA Dallas Ken Roberts Memorial Delineation Competition.
The teaching excellence of Juan Carlos Baltazar, Texas A&M associate professor of architecture, was recognized Nov. 5 when he and eight fellow Aggie faculty were honored as 2018-2019 Montague-Center for Teaching Excellence Scholars.