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Inspired by the Windy City: Notes from BLA Candidate Jacob McGill

Fourth-year LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture students in Professor Lake Douglas’s landscape design studio recently returned from their field trip to Chicago. Led by Associate Professor Kevin Risk, the students toured the…

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Fryling Goes Wireless

  Professor Charles Fryling said a lightbulb went off while he was touring Spain this summer. He thought the tour guide’s electronic speaker system would work great for his plant identification tours—and he was…

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House Designed by Professor Ursula Emery McClure Named 2017 Best in Custom Homes

The American Institute of Building Design (AIBD) named emerymcclure architecture as one of its top designers in the 10th annual American Residential Design Awards (ARDA) at the Academy of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. During…

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Digital Art Graduate Student’s Work Featured in Two Exhibitions

Work by Hunter Stabler, a graduate student in the LSU School of Art, is featured in two exhibitions: Under the Knife: Contemporary Cut Paper Art, August 23–October 14, at the Hicks Art Center Gallery at…

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Marwan Ghandour Named Director of the LSU School of Architecture

Former Iowa State University Professor Marwan Ghandour has been named the new director of the LSU School of Architecture. “I am thrilled to move to Louisiana, a region that was crucial to the historical…

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Marsha Cuddeback Named Director of the LSU School of Interior Design

Ruth Z. McCoy Professor Marsha Cuddeback has been named director of the LSU College of Art & Design’s School of Interior Design. “Director Cuddeback’s appointment is a natural extension of her long and diverse…

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Four Alumni Elevated to Fellows of the American Society of Landscape Architects

Four of the 23 ASLA members elevated to fellowship in 2017 are LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture alumni. George “Bob” Richardson III, BLA 1969, CEO and founding principal of RVi Planning in Austin;…

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Instructor John Campbell Named Fellow of the American Society of Interior Designers

LSU School of Interior Design Instructor John Campbell was inducted into the American Society of Interior Designers Council of Fellows for his work within the organization promoting professionalism and licensure of interior designers in…

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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

Associate 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 of…

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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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