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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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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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Hye Yeon Nam’s Kinetic Sculpture Installation Exhibited in Yongsan, Korea

A Journey of Footsteps from Hye Yeon Nam on Vimeo. An outdoor kinetic sculpture, A Journey of Footsteps, designed by LSU’s Hye Yeon Nam, assistant professor of digital art, and Myung Ki Nam, her…

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Callahan’s Ways & Means Studio Emphasizes Digital Fabrication Tools

In spring 2016, Paul Callahan, instructor at the LSU College of Art & Design, taught a course focused on integrating digital fabrication tools, such as 3-D printers, CNC mills, and laser cutters—all found in…

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LSU’s Jeff Carney To Speak at White House Frontiers Conference

LSU’s Jeff Carney will speak at the White House Frontiers Conference on Thursday, October 13, 2017. He will discuss “Educating for Climate-Smart Design” as part of a panel in the “Frontiers Global” track of…

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Interior Design Students Gain Universal Design Experience

If there was a theme for the School of Interior Design’s 2016–17 academic year, it would be Universal Design—an inclusive design practice that considers the access, understanding, and use of an environment by all…

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Graphic Design Professor Richard Doubleday: International Educator and Poster Designer

  Posters designed by Richard Doubleday, associate professor of graphic design at the LSU School of Art, are currently on exhibit in solo shows in Jackson Mississippi and Mérida, Venezuela, and in a juried…

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Alumni Spotlight: Charles Jones, BArch 2006

Design & Technology: Expanding the Role of the Contemporary Design Professional After graduating in 2006, LSU School of Architecture alumnus Charles Jones worked under his mentor, Jack Ford, and taught a design studio at…

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Ellen Mathis Named Director of Development at LSU College of Art & Design

Ellen Mathis has been named the director of development for the LSU College of Art & Design. In her role, she will secure philanthropic financial support for key initiatives at the college and will…

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Alumna Leslie Charleville Leads Gyotaku Workshop at LSU

LSU School of Art alumna Leslie Charleville led a Gyotaku demonstration as a guest artist in Professor Kelli Scott Kelley’s advanced drawing workshop. Kelley’s students are working on a project titled “Nature/Science” in conjunction…

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