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Cathy Marshall Presents Paper at CELA Annual Meeting

Cathy Marshall, associate professor at the LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture, presented a paper at the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Annual Meeting, held in Baltimore, March 26–29, 2014. Her paper, “Teaching How to Draw Landscape Experience,” examines various traditional and nontraditional tools in the representation of landscape, expanding the repertory of [...]

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Mossop and Michaels Receive Grant to Implement Alternative Land Management Strategies in New Orleans

Professor Elizabeth Mossop and Associate Professor Wes Michaels of the LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture have received a $242,399 grant from the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA) to research and implement ecologically and economically sustainable landscape designs on vacant land in New Orleans. NORA owns approximately 2,300 vacant lots in New Orleans, which [...]

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Students Research Byzantine Churches in Istanbul with Art History Professor Matt Savage

Byzantine architectural history is Assistant Professor Matt Savage’s main field of interest, and his research in this area has created opportunities for LSU undergraduates studying art history, digital art, and architecture to collaborate in two recent research initiatives. In the spring of 2012, fourth-year art history students enrolled in ARTH 4499: Constantinople set out to [...]

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Art History Professor Darius Spieth Co-Organizes “Art, Mind and Markets” Conference at Yale

March 27–29, 2014 Yale School of Management Sponsored by the International Center for Finance The International Center for Finance at Yale University will host a conference on the subject of “Art, Mind and Markets,” March 27–29, 2014. Upon invitation by the director of the center, Professor William Goetzmann of the Yale School of Management, the [...]

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Professor and Director Jori Erdman’s Service as Treasurer of the ACSA Board of Directors

Many may know Professor Jori Erdman for her career as an architect, for her work in educating future architects at LSU, or as the director of the School of Architecture. But another significant role Erdman has undertaken in the architectural community is her service as treasurer of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). [...]

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DredgeFest at Its Best: A Recap

The 2014 DredgeFest Symposium and Workshops gathered a range of professionals working on sediment transportation and dredging throughout Southern Louisiana and the world. The workshops hosted at the LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture (January 13-16) examined innovative methodologies of sediment manipulation at multiple scales. Three workshops were led by RRSLA faculty and visiting [...]

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