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TTC hosting annual research, service confab March 19-22

TTC hosting annual research, service confab March 19-22

postedWed, 22 Feb 2017
University educators from across the nation will reveal how their research and service projects are enhancing communities and providing transformative learning experiences during the 2017 Sustainable City Year Conference March 19–22 at Texas A&M University.
Texas A&M research transforming urban school, community

Texas A&M research transforming urban school, community

postedTue, 11 Oct 2016
After each heavy rain last spring on the streets of an impoverished, east Houston industrial neighborhood, students from nearby Furr High School trained by Texas A&M graduate planning students mapped and tested the toxicity of storm floodwaters.
Climate project forsees more flood events in Houston

Climate project forsees more flood events in Houston

postedWed, 04 May 2016
Extreme rainfall events in Houston like the April 18, 2016 deluge will become more frequent in the future according to a study conducted for the Resilience and Climate Change Cooperative Project, an interdisciplinary research initiative at Texas A&M.
Teens blog about their home county in TTC initiative

Teens blog about their home county in TTC initiative

postedFri, 25 Mar 2016
Two teenage residents of Liberty County, Texas are posting ideas about improving their home county in a multimedia blog, one of a set of ongoing Texas Target Communities initiatives aimed at helping residents of the rural area northeast of Houston shape their futures.
Profs evaluating plans' effects on hazard vulnerability

Profs evaluating plans' effects on hazard vulnerability

postedWed, 24 Feb 2016
Phil Berke, professor of urban planning, and Jennifer Horney, Texas A&M associate professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, are conducting research to raise community resilience to natural disasters.

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