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Artist countering 'male gaze' portrayal of women in art

posted May 3, 2016
In two upcoming painting series, recently anointed Texas A&M Art Fellow Felice House, assistant professor of visualization, will counter the centuries-old Western art tradition of portraying women through a “male gaze.”

Viz prof heads NSF study leading youth to STEM careers

posted May 3, 2016
Earthquakes destroyed an entire villages as guests gathered to witness several cataclysmic scientific simulations staged by students at Bryan’s Neal Elementary School with a help from a team of Texas A&M researchers led by Francis Quek, professor of visualization.

Student sculptures a hit at Brazos Valley Arts Center exhibit

posted April 29, 2016
A group of metal sculptures displayed outside The Arts Center in College Station, created by students in a visualization sculpture class, has created quite a buzz in the Bryan/College Station area, said Chris Dyer, CEO of The Arts Council of Brazos Valley.

Viz-a-GoGo displayed Viz student work in Bryan May 4-7

posted April 15, 2016
Viz-a-GoGo, the 23rd annual showcase of digital wizardry conjured by visualization students from the Texas A&M College of Architecture, was staged in downtown Bryan May 4-7, 2016.

Wright Gallery to exhibit photos of Texas landscapes

posted April 14, 2016
Photographers will explore Texas’ character, mythology and environmental issues in “You Are Here: Texas Photographers Respond to the Texas Landscape,” an exhibit scheduled April 21 – June 2, 2016, in the Wright Gallery, Building A of the Langford Architecture Center.

Texas A&M ranked with top animation schools in nation

posted April 12, 2016
For the second consecutive year, Texas A&M was recognized as one of the nation’s top animation schools, placing third among public institutions and second in the Southwest in new lists created by Animation Career Review.

Transdisciplinary education getting boost from Viz prof

posted April 12, 2016
The green-lighting of a high-level study investigating the value of integrating arts and humanities into science and technology education is a milestone in the transdisciplinary education movement, said Carol LaFayette, a visualization professor at Texas A&M.

Renowned scholar discussed link of place and well-being

posted April 12, 2016
Renowned neuroscientist Esther Sternberg, professor of medicine at the University of Arizona at Tucson, discussed whether one’s surroundings have the power to heal in “Healing Space: The Science of Place and Well-Being,” April 15, in Geren Auditorium.

Video game design programs rising in national rankings

posted March 24, 2016
Texas A&M’s stature among universities offering video game design programs continued to rise in new lists published by The Princeton Review, a leading test preparation and college admission services company.

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