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Student-built tiny homes destined to house Austin area homeless

Student-built tiny homes destined to house homeless

posted January 29, 2015
Texas A&M students are building build two “tiny houses” — a broad term generally referring to residences 300 square feet or less — that will be donated to a group providing affordable, sustainable housing for disabled, chronically homeless people in Central Texas.
Planning students raise profile of Navasota community center

Planning students' event highlights community center

posted December 4, 2013
The Carver Community Center in Navasota, Texas, once the site of the town’s African-American high school, was the scene of “Navasota Neighborhood Day,” organized Nov. 23, 2013 by Master of Urban Planning students at Texas A&M University.
Faculty hazard planning videos available on Planetzien website

Faculty planning videos available on Planetzien site

posted December 4, 2013
Planning professionals can learn the latest in hazard resilience measures from videos featuring presentations by hazard reduction and recovery experts from Texas A&M University. The online learning modules are offered by Planetizen, an information exchange urban planning website.
Texas Target Cities helping communities plan for future

TTC helping small towns make plans

posted July 29, 2013
In partnership with Texas A&M’s AgriLife Extension Service, the Texas A&M College of Architecture is expanding its 25-year-old Texas Target Cities program that helps communities lacking resources and expertise resolve issues critical to their future.
Community resilience is essence of Texas A&M hazard research

Nation's safety enhanced by resiliency studies

posted July 15, 2013
Though natural and man-made disasters are inevitable, scientists at the Texas A&M College of Architecture are working on ways to minimize their impact, hasten recovery and gain valuable insight from the process.

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CHUD Faculty Fellow, Cecilia Giusti is the chair of the newly created "Urban Issues in Central & South America and the Caribbean."
CHUD Faculty Fellow, Cecilia Giusti will co-host the conference "Justice and The City: (re)Examining the Past to Create the Future" in Houston on October 22-25, 2015. 
Former LAUP student, Vicky Carrasco and CHUD Faculty Fellow, Cecilia Giusti publish "Latinos in the U.S." in the Planning Advisory Board Newsletter.  PAB Newsletter Spring 2013 (Icon 358.0 KB)