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Climate project forsees more flood events in Houston

Climate project forsees more flood events in Houston

postedWed, 04 May 2016
Extreme rainfall events in Houston like the April 18, 2016 deluge will become more frequent in the future according to a study conducted for the Resilience and Climate Change Cooperative Project, an interdisciplinary research initiative at Texas A&M.
Dramatic views of Soltis Center shown in CoSci prof’s video

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

postedTue, 03 May 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.
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.

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