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In Honor of Allen Eskew, the Forever Mentor

The LSU College of Art + Design community was saddened to learn that R. Allen Eskew, FAIA, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. Eskew was a visionary leader of the New Orleans architectural community and a founding principal of the renowned, award-winning firm Eskew+Dumez+Ripple. While he was many wonderful things to [...]

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LSU Community Mourns the Passing of Alumni Professor Mark Zucker

The LSU College of Art + Design is deeply saddened to report that J. Franklin Bayhi Alumni Professor of Art History Mark Zucker passed away suddenly at approximately 8 p.m. local time on Saturday, August 3, 2013, in Innsbruck, Austria. A legendary figure in the School of Art, Zucker was a specialist in Renaissance art [...]

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The LSU School of Architecture Regrets to Announce the Passing of Former Adjunct Professor Jack Ford

Jack Ford, a former adjunct professor of architecture at LSU died on Monday, December 31, 2012. Ford received his Bachelor of Architecture degree at Virginia Tech in 1985 and studied Biology and Life Sciences at LSU from 1993-1996. Ford’s most recent professional experience was as Vice President and Design Director at HKS USA, Inc in [...]

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LSU School of Architecture Professor Julian T. White passes away

Julian T. White, a retired professor of architecture at LSU who was the university’s first black faculty member, died on Tuesday, July 19, after battling cancer. He was 73. Born and raised in Alexandria, La., where he also operated W.A. White Funeral Home, White received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of [...]

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