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Interior Design Exchange Student Places in Retail Design Institute Student Design Competition

The Retail Design Institute’s 2014 Student Design Competition winners were announced on July 14, and Yangan Huang, a second-year graduate exchange student from Hunan University studying interior design at LSU, received honorable mention for his entry, “Sea Queen.” Huang’s faculty advisors on this project were Associate Professor Jun Zou and Instructor John Campbell. Huang is [...]

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Andy Shaw Wins Lautsch Family Award of Excellence at 2014 Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts

LSU ceramics professor Andy Shaw received the Lautsch Family Award of Excellence in the 48th Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts Sidewalk Sale and Exhibition, held from July 9–13 in State College, Pennsylvania. The jurors for this year’s event were Garth Johnson, Philadelphia, PA; Martin Heavner, Ijamsville, MD; Janice Lessman-Moss, Kent, OH; Rebecca Thornburgh, Philadelphia, [...]

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Word Stuff, an Exhibition of Works on Paper

Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge Firehouse Gallery Word Stuff by Chelsea Ramirez and Jamie Kutner July 14 – 31, 2014 Opening reception: Friday, July 18, 6-8 p.m. Baton Rouge, LA.— The Firehouse Gallery at the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge presents the exhibition Word Stuff by artists Chelsea Ramirez and Jamie Kutner. The exhibition will [...]

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Marsha Cuddeback

Marsha Cuddeback Appointed to NCIDQ Champion Task Force

Ruth Z. McCoy Professor of Interior Design Marsha Cuddeback has been appointed to the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Champion Task Force. NCIDQ is the global leader in establishing standards of competence for interior design/interior architecture professionals. The independent, nonprofit organization protects public health, safety, and welfare by identifying interior designers who have the [...]

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A Donor’s Story: The Thomas Byron Smith Memorial Scholarship

Martha Richard never attended LSU, but she recognizes how the university has impacted her life. Richard said her late first husband, architect T. Byron Smith, came from a middle-class background, “but LSU enabled him to do so many things. He accomplished so much in his lifetime that I felt he would want me to give [...]

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Landscape Students Head to Capitol Hill for ASLA National Advocacy Day

In May 2014, six LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture students traveled to Washington, D.C., to participate in the American Society of Landscape Architects National Advocacy Day. Members of the LSU student chapter of ASLA, the students visited the offices of Louisiana representatives and senators to discuss current transportation legislation. Each year, ASLA members [...]

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