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HRRC identifying best practices in long-term disaster recoveries

HRRC identifying best practices in disaster recoveries

posted March 10, 2015
A research team from Texas A&M’s Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center is working to identify best practices in pre- and post-disaster planning in communities recovering from a variety of natural and man-made disasters.
TAMU disaster researchers pen four scholarly articles in JAPA

JAPA features 4 papers by TAMU disaster researchers

posted March 4, 2015
Texas A&M’s national prominence in disaster planning research is evidenced in the February 2015 Journal of the American Planning Association special issue in which four of the publication’s 10 articles were penned by Texas A&M faculty and former students.
Hazard researchers to participate in vulnerability, resilience center

A&M researchers collaborate in U.S. resilience center

posted March 3, 2015
An elite group of urban planning researchers from Texas A&M University have been selected to play an integral role with scientists from 11 universities in a nationwide initiative aimed at helping communities prepare for and recover from natural disasters.
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.

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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)