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PVAMU Student’s “Bacteria Art” Places First in National Competition

WASHINGTON, DC (November 22, 2019) - The American Society for Microbiology announced the winners of their 5th annual Agar Art Contest. Korey Abram, a digital media arts undergraduate student at Prairie View University, won first place in the Maker category. Submissions of artwork were created using living, growing microbes ‘painted’ on agar, a gelatin-like substance [...]

PVAMU’s School of Architecture Celebrates Juneteenth By Hosting AYA Symposium

Juneteenth is a time to celebrate freedom while honoring the past, and Prairie View A&M University’s School of Architecture has exciting plans that do both. In collaboration with the Texas Institute for the Preservation of History and Culture (TIPHC), PVAMU will be hosting the AYA Symposium, formerly known as the Texas Purple Hull Pea Festival [...]

PVAMU Race to Zero team wins prestigious Top Ten Students Design Award

It was announced on Earth Day (April 22) that the Prairie View A&M University School of Architecture Race to Zero team has won the prestigious American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten for Students Competition for their project, The Fly Flat. The 2018-2019 COTE Top Ten for Students Competition: Innovation [...]

The Overview Podcast

 

New Podcast ‘The Overview’ Highlights University Achievements

The Office for Marketing and Communications is launching a monthly podcast, The Overview to share the great work and accomplishments of faculty, staff, and students on The Hill.  Our first episode turns the spotlight on the School of Architecture. We chat with Visiting Assistant Professor of Art alumna Ann Johnson. She offers insight on her approach [...]

PVAMU freshman wins Houston Poetry Slam

In this sound portrait, we meet Poet Ashlyn “Lyn” Stewart. She talks about her inspirations, writing poems at 3 a.m. and winning her first poetry slam. She reads her poem, “05092000.” Born and raised in Humble, Ashlyn “Lyn” Stewart is a freshman at Prairie View A&M University. A three-time member of Meta-Four Houston, she believes [...]

Fabrication Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Join President Ruth J. Simmons, Dean Ikhlas Sabouni, faculty and staff for the grand opening of the Prairie View A&M University School of Architecture Fabrication Center. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at 11:00 am.

International Guest Shares Current Preservation Efforts in Nepal, with PVAMU School of Architecture

Prairie View A&M University’s School of Architecture organized an international guest lecture on the Historical Architecture of Neo-Modern Nepal - A Snapshot of Stone and Style on the Sands of Time for students of History and Theory of Architecture. The visiting faculty for the lecture was Professor Yagya Raj Bhatt from Far-western University in Kanchanpur, Nepal, [...]

Digital Media Arts Team Wins in Game Jam Competition

Seven students from Prairie View A&M University’s digital media arts program won the popular vote in Chillennium 2018, the largest student-run game jam in the world. College students from more than a dozen universities across the nation traveled to Texas A&M University October 12-14 to participate in the competition, which involved creating a video game [...]

Pottorf Inspires Students to be World Changers, One Design at a Time!

When Assistant Professor of Architecture Shelly Pottorf left ‘Corporate America’ five years ago to begin her teaching career at Prairie View A&M University, she sought out to make a difference. “Before I came to PVAMU, I was an architect who was solely in professional practice for 15 years,” said Pottorf. “I was working in a [...]