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Viz reps to break down art, science barriers at confab

posted September 29, 2015
An upcoming event focused on the nexus of art and science is attracting influential leaders from both worlds, including Carol LaFayette, a professor of visualization at Texas A&M University, and head of the Network for Sciences, Engineering, Arts and Design.

2015 Rowlett lecturer champions shaping the future by design

posted September 29, 2015
Futurist, architect and structural engineer Chris Luebkeman, director of Arup's Global Foresight, Research and Innovation team, will talk about "Designing on a Social Conscience" at the Friday, Oct. 23, 2015 Rowlett Lecture at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center.

Students to create games in 48 hours at 2015 Game Jam

posted September 23, 2015
Student video game developers from universities across the nation will gather Oct. 23-25, 2015 on the Texas A&M campus for “Chillenium,” a 48-hour video game-building competition hosted by the Learning Interactive Visualization Experience Lab.

College spotlights faculty research at annual symposium

posted September 10, 2015
The Texas A&M College of Architecture’s 17th annual faculty research symposium, “Natural, Built, Virtual,” is set for Monday, Oct. 19, 2015 at the Langford Architecture Center on the Texas A&M College Station campus.

Beach walking-figures’ creator to lecture on Nov. 18

posted August 31, 2015
Dutch artist Theo Jansen will discuss Strandbeests, sculptures he makes with PVC pipe and wind-catching sails that resemble giant animals walking on the beach, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18 in the Mitchell Physics Building.

Sculptures made in summer camp sponsored by IAC

posted August 24, 2015
Miniature monsters inhabited real and virtual worlds after their creation by high school-age students in a 2015 summer camp co-sponsored by Texas A&M’s Institute for Applied Creativity.

Ciani's ‘flood’ exhibit inundates gallery through Oct. 14

posted August 20, 2015
Artist Mary Ciani, recently retired from the Texas A&M visualization faculty, uses water imagery to emote feelings from tranquility to rage in a series of 40 increasingly inundated landscapes visualizing, in part, the consequences of global climate change.

Portraits of activists by retired prof displayed in Germany

posted August 7, 2015
Portraits of Europeans who publicly opposed anti-Semitism and genocide during the turbulent 20th century, painted by Robert Schiffhauer, retired associate professor of architecture, are on display at the Academy for International Education in Bonn, Germany.

Animation site posts viz program dialogue with McLaughlin

posted August 4, 2015
The history and future of visualization education at Texas A&M were two of many topics Tim McLaughlin, head of the Department of Visualization, discussed in an interview posted on the Animation Career Review website.

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