Flora after the Freeze, Spring Garden Tour with Hilltop Arboretum

It is certain that almost all gardens in the Baton Rouge area were affected by this winter’s deep freeze. What is not certain is the fate of the 2014 Hilltop Spring Garden Tour. Several brave and dedicated gardeners stepped up to the plate to participate in a spring tour from 1 to 5 p.m. on [...]

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Undergraduate Coastal Research Curriculum

The LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio, a trans-disciplinary program of the College of Art & Design, School of the Coast & Environment, and College of Engineering, in collaboration with the Office of Research & Economic Development, was awarded a $50,000, 10-month planning grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation. The grant will support planning for a [...]

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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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The School of Art and the School of Music Present Pierrot Lunaire, Op. 21

Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire, Op. 21 A Performance with Video Accompaniment, hosted by David Smyth Sunday, March 30, at 3 p.m. | School of Music Recital Hall Join the LSU School of Art and the School of Music on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at 3 p.m. for a multimedia experience and live performance of Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot [...]

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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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Gia Wolff Presents “Floating Cities: Community Based Architecture of Parade Floats”

Architectural designer Gia Wolff will lecture at the LSU School of Architecture at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at the LSU Design Building Auditorium, room 103. Wolff is an architectural designer based in Brooklyn, New York, and the 2013 recipient of the inaugural Wheelwright Prize from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. She [...]

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