News Stories

Students Create Virtual Worlds

posted September 26, 2011
Students in VIST-405 demonstrated a variety of immersive virtual installations, their first project of the semester.

Student SIGGRAPH Chapter at TAMU

posted September 16, 2011
At their first meeting of the semester, guest speaker Dr. Fred Parke spoke about the history of SIGGRAPH.

Record Enrollment

posted September 16, 2011
With record enrollment exceeding 50,000 students this fall, it is no surprise that the BS-Viz and MS-Viz programs have also expanded to record sizes.

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.

Vizzer's self-portrait generates buzz for N.C. museum exhibit

posted September 6, 2011
A graduate visualization student’s self-portraits, tributes to iconic masterworks from the art world, have captured the attention and praise of art blogger Michelle H. Harrell, coordinator of teen/college programs for the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh.

Vizzer self-portraits explore text, texture

posted September 5, 2011
Last summer undergraduate visualization students in a graphic design class led by Donna Hajash, a senior visualization lecturer, integrated color, texture and typography to create revealing biographical self portraits.

Vizzers creating music video

posted September 2, 2011
When the British metal band Tesseract was looking for a director to make a video of a song called “Eden,” bassist Amos Williams knew he wanted Ganesh Rao and Jonny Greenwald, Master of Visualization students at Texas A&M, whose talent he had spotted in their earlier work, “Empyrean.”