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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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Alumni Profile: Evan Mather, BLA 1993

Evan Mather, independent filmmaker and principal of AHBE Landscape Architects in Los Angeles, is one of four Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture alumni to be elevated to ASLA fellowship in 2017. Mather received…

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Alumni Profile: Kamel Mahadin, MLA 1984

Dr. Kamel Mahadin is one of four Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture alumni to be elevated to ASLA fellowship in 2017. Mahadin received his nomination for American Society of Landscape Architects fellowship from the…

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Alumni Profile: Dana Brown, BLA 1979

Dana Nunez Brown, principal of Dana Brown Associates in New Orleans, is one of four Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture alumni to be elevated to ASLA fellowship in 2017. Brown received her nomination…

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Alumni Profile: Bob Richardson, BLA 1969

Robert “Bob” Richardson, CEO and founding principal of RVi in Austin, Texas, is one of four Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture alumni to be elevated to ASLA fellowship in 2017. Richardson was nominated as…

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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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The Bear Necessities

The Louisiana black bear once roamed freely throughout the state. Today, only three core subpopulations endure, each plagued by habitat fragmentation. Disconnected from the other populations by Highway 90, the coastal subspecies, the closest…

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Alumni Spotlight: Jeremy Tucker, BFA & BS 1999

As vice president of marketing communications and media for Nissan North America, Jeremy Tucker is responsible for marketing the Nissan brand and the company’s vast product lineup. And he’s great at it. He was…

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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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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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LSU Sculpture Student Receives Once-in-a-Lifetime Artist’s Residency in Switzerland

LSU’s Brittany Sievers has been awarded an artist’s residency at art-st-urban in Switzerland, where she will work closely with world-renowned sculptor Heinz Aeschlimann. Each year, one student is selected from the International Sculpture Center’s…

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Tipton Associates Travel Award – Call for Submissions

Need extra money for travel? Enter the second annual Tipton Associates Travel Award competition by February 6, 2017, for a chance to win $1,750 to use for travel during the summer and fall 2017 or…

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MLA Candidate Joni Emmons Named Chair of ASLA Student Advisory Committee

Joni Emmons has been named chair of the newly formed American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Student Advisory Committee. Emmons is a second-year Master of Landscape Architecture candidate in the LSU Robert Reich School…

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Elements, the 2016-17 LSU School of Art Season

The LSU School of Art presents Elements, the 2016–17 series of lectures, exhibitions, and related activities. The invited artists and scholars approach the theme of Elements in diverse ways that include examinations of elemental…

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