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Students to present concepts of Kenyan healthcare facilities

Students to present concepts of Kenyan healthcare facilities

postedMon, 25 Apr 2016
Students will present design concepts for next-generation, Kenyan healthcare facilities April 26 at a conference aimed at improving healthcare for Africans by creating business relationships and partnerships between people in the U.S. and Africa.
Prof to recommend planning strategies for shrinking cities

Prof to recommend planning strategies for shrinking cities

postedMon, 28 Mar 2016
Galen Newman, an assistant professor of urban planning at Texas A&M, is developing planning solutions for once-vibrant cities such as Detroit, Buffalo, N.Y., and Youngstown, Ohio, now plagued by growing vacant areas caused by shrinking populations.
Planning researchers develop ‘scorecard’ for hazard plans

Planning researchers develop ‘scorecard’ for hazard plans

postedMon, 28 Mar 2016
Urban planners can assess whether a community’s hazard plans target its most vulnerable areas with a scorecard developed in part by planning researchers at Texas A&M.
Ph.D. student’s poster earns top honor at  conference

Ph.D. student’s poster earns top honor at conference

postedFri, 25 Mar 2016
A poster designed by Ph.D. student Sungmin Lee, illustrating findings by Texas A&M researchers in a study to determine how older pedestrians' fear of falling affects their physical fitness, captured an award from a national research foundation.
Teens blog about their home county in TTC initiative

Teens blog about their home county in TTC initiative

postedFri, 25 Mar 2016
Two teenage residents of Liberty County, Texas are posting ideas about improving their home county in a multimedia blog, one of a set of ongoing Texas Target Communities initiatives aimed at helping residents of the rural area northeast of Houston shape their futures.

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