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Rowlett lecture canceled

Rowlett lecture canceled

posted January 15, 2020
The March 25 Rowlett lecture was canceled to conform with Texas A&M coronavirus guidelines. Organizers are looking to reschedule the event in the fall 2020 semester.
Land development experts to discuss wide-ranging topics  at conference

Land development experts to discuss wide-ranging topics

posted January 10, 2020
What does the future hold for the built, natural, virtual environment, Texas A&M, and the world?
2019 event showcased leading land developer Hines

2019 event showcased leading land developer Hines

posted December 3, 2019
Tom Owens, ‘73, senior managing director - chief risk officer of Hines, a global powerhouse in real estate investment, development and management, headed a team of company executives who discussed the multibillion-dollar firm’s operations.
Rowlett Lecture canceled

Rowlett lecture canceled

posted March 8, 2018
Due to unexpected circumstances, the 2018 John Miles Rowlett Lecture, scheduled March 28 at the Texas A&M Annenberg Presidential Conference Center, has been canceled.
Peña remembered as visionary architect, war hero, benefactor

Peña remembered as visionary architect, war hero, benefactor

posted February 12, 2018
William Merriweather Peña ‘42, one of the Texas A&M College of Architecture’s most revered former students whose legendary architectural career followed a heroic tour of duty in World War II, died in Houston Feb. 10, 2018. It was his 99th birthday.
Distinguished alumnus, renowned architect, WWII hero Peña endows Architecture Scholars Program

Scholars program created with gift from former student

posted December 13, 2016
A new scholarship program established with a significant endowment by William Merriweather Peña ’42, a former Texas A&M architecture student, World War II hero, and renowned architect, will help generations of aspiring Aggie architects receive an education.
Two-day Rowlett Lecture Series marked CRS Center’s 25th year

2-day 2016 Rowlett Lecture Series featured 4 sessions

posted March 25, 2016
A two-day program commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Texas A&M CRS Center for Leadership & Management in the Design & Construction Industry took place March 31-April 1, 2016 on the Texas A&M campus.
Arup’s global foresight director considered 'Designing on a Social Conscience' at Rowlett Lecture

2015 Rowlett lecturer championed 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, presented "Designing on a Social Conscience" 2015 Rowlett Lecture at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center.
Prof, students create guidelines for new veterinary building design

Prof, students create guidelines for new vet building design

posted July 1, 2014
Veterinary medicine education at Texas A&M will begin its second century in a new $120 million complex that was designed based on a programming effort by Valerian Miranda, head of the CRS Center, architecture and environmental design students.
Former students discuss career arcs at 2014 Rowlett Lecture

Former students featured at 2014 Rowlett Lecture

posted March 24, 2014
Ten young professionals, three of them former design students, will discuss how environmental, cultural and technological changes have affected their career arcs at the 2014 Rowlett Lecture Friday, March 28 at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center.
Principal from top design firm appears at Rowlett Lecture Series

BNIM principal heads 2013 Rowlett Lecture

posted March 1, 2013
Steve McDowell, director of design and principal at BNIM, a design and planning firm recognized by the American Institute of Architects as its 2011 firm of the year, spoke at Texas A&M’s Rowlett Lecture Series April 19 at Rudder Theatre on the Texas A&M campus.
Alumnus who designed world’s tallest building to receive honorary doctorate degree

Outstanding alum chosen to receive honorary Ph.D.

posted February 11, 2013
Adrian Smith, designer of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, and a champion of sustainable design, will receive an honorary doctor of letters degree from Texas A&M at spring commencement.
Lavy named co-editor of leading facility management publication

Lavy co-edits facility management journal

posted November 27, 2012
Facilities, the world’s leading scholarly journal in the facility management field, begins its fourth decade with new co-editor Sarel Lavy, associate professor of construction science at Texas A&M. He and fellow editor Joseph Lai of Hong Kong Polytechnic University replace Edward Finch, who held the editor's post 18 years.
Grad students earn scholarships from facility management group

IFMA awards students with scholarships

posted September 25, 2012
Three graduate students at Texas A&M pursuing facility management certificates were awarded scholarships by an international FM foundation based on the students’ essays, leadership skills and letters of professional intent.
Facility management students hear from experts in Phoenix

Facility management scholars earn trip

posted November 14, 2011
Five students pursuing graduate certificates in facility management attended an International Facility Management Association conference in Phoenix with five IFMA scholarships totaling $15,000, part of which paid for their trip to the conference.