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Art & Environment Seminar Students Invoke Late Activist Mary McCastle in Alsen, Louisiana

Students in Professor Susan Elizabeth Ryan’s art history seminar, “Art & Environment,” worked to raise awareness for Louisiana communities facing health and safety issues stemming from environmental problems. Ryan’s “Art & Environment” seminar covers the…

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Mark Boyer Named President of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture

LSU’s Mark Boyer has been named the incoming 2017–18 president of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA), an international organization whose mission is to encourage, support, and further education in the field…

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Collages by LSU Graphic Design History Students Exhibited in China

Assistant Professor Richard Doubleday’s graphic design history students designed a series of posters using collage techniques for their final projects. In this form-making exercise, students were asked to embrace “chance creations” exploring various methods…

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Two LSU Students Named 2017 Emerging Artists by Ceramics Monthly

Two graduate students from the LSU School of Art, Naomi Clement and Mike Stumbras, have been selected as 2017 Emerging Artists by Ceramics Monthly, the preeminent international publication for ceramics enthusiasts. As fewer than…

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School of Art Scholarship Opportunities for Incoming First-Year Undergraduates

The LSU School of Art has two scholarship opportunities for incoming first-year undergraduate students pursuing degrees in graphic design, digital art, and studio art—ceramics, painting & drawing, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. Applicants must apply by…

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Kristine Thompson’s Work Featured in Exhibition at Loyola University in Chicago – and More!

Kristine Thompson, assistant professor of photography in the LSU School of Art, has work featured in the current exhibition, Continuum, at the Ralph Arnold Gallery at Loyola University in Chicago. The exhibition, curated by…

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Student Profile: Katharina Beliveau, BID 2017

Katharina Beliveau, a fourth-year student in the LSU School of Interior Design, is busy: busy preparing her capstone project before graduating in December; as a member of the Louisiana Army National Guard; as a…

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Photography and Spanish Major Vernell Dunams Receives LSU Discover Scholar Award

Vernell Dunams is one of five students across the university to be named a 2017 LSU Discover Scholar for his research achievements. Each year, LSU Discover awards the top undergraduate research students with the…

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Thomas Woodard: Future City Mentor

LSU School of Architecture undergrad mentors Scotlandville Middle School students, helping them win Louisiana’s Future City design competition Fifth-year LSU School of Architecture undergraduate Thomas Woodard recently served as a mentor to Louisiana’s 2017…

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Kevin Risk and Tom Sofranko Speak at the International Symposium on Chinese Vernacular Architecture

LSU’s Kevin Risk and Tom Sofranko were invited speakers at the 21st International Symposium on Chinese Vernacular Architecture. Risk, an associate professor of the LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture, presented a paper…

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Darius Spieth Delivers Talk on Percier and Publishes Book Chapter on Vieille

Darius A. Spieth, professor of art history at the LSU School of Art, recently delivered a talk at Bard College on Napoleon’s interior architect Charles Percier and published a book chapter on French sociologist…

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LSU Graphic Design Students Bring Home 28 ADDYs, Including Best in Show

LSU graphic design students and the Graphic Design Student Office stole the show, bringing home 28 student awards, including best in show, at the 2017 Baton Rouge American Advertising Federation’s awards gala. The Graphic…

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Professor’s Research Visualizes the Lasting Demographic and Landscape Implications of Slavery

LSU’s Kevin Risk presented his paper, “Cotton River, Market Town: Preserving/Interpreting the Landscape(s) of Slavery at Forks-of-the-Road,” at the 2016 Association for Preservation Technology (APT) Conference in San Antonio, Texas. The theme of the…

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Professor Jun Zou Receives 2016-17 CCELL Happy Award

Jun Zou, associate professor of the LSU School of Interior Design, received a 2016-17 Happy Award from the LSU Center for Community Engagement, Learning & Leadership. CCELL bestows this award annually to celebrate the…

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Charlston Britton Jr. Awarded 2016-17 Simpson Strong-Tie Scholarship

Charlston Britton Jr., fifth-year undergraduate in the LSU School of Architecture, was awarded a Simpson Strong-Tie scholarship for the 2016-17 academic year. The scholarship was established by the Simpson Strong-tie Company to assist architecture,…

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3rd Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition for High School Artists

The LSU School of Art, in conjunction with the LSU College of Art & Design will host the 3rd annual statewide juried art exhibition for high school artists. The LSU School of Art—one of…

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Edward Steinfeld Named 2016–17 Nadine Carter Russell Chair in Interior Design

Professor, architect, and gerontologist Edward Steinfeld has been named the 2016–17 Nadine Carter Russell Chair in the LSU College of Art & Design. The four disciplines in the college share the rotating residency; this…

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LSU Students Present at Rome Center Super Jury

Ciao, Rome! 11 students. 124 days. 17 weeks. 10 field trips. 5 walked miles a day (at least). 3 studio projects. The semester abroad in Rome was a prolific time for the LSU College…

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LSU College of Art & Design Implements Doctor of Design in Cultural Preservation

The Board of Regents has approved the LSU College of Art & Design’s proposal for a multi-disciplinary Doctor of Design (DDes) in Cultural Preservation. Arising from the confluence of current professional trends, educational conditions,…

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Still-Life Drawings by LSU Students Featured in LASM Exhibition

Still-life drawings by LSU Professor Kelli Scott Kelley’s advanced drawing students are on display in a satellite exhibit for the Louisiana Art & Science Museum’s Contemporary Old Masters. It’s Academic: A Hands-On Art Experience…

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