Is there a Doctor of Design in the House?

LSU’s Doctor of Design in Cultural Preservation serves a market of interdisciplinary professionals by building on the strengths of faculty across the university, integrating expertise to address contemporary issues in four areas of specialization. The 60-credit-hour program encompasses six semesters of study and 45 hours of course offerings specific to the curriculum and its advanced nature, mostly devoted to individual, supervised research, requiring students to work one-on-one with faculty.

Cultural and creative industry one of the largest in Louisiana’s economy
1 of the few public university DDes programs in the country
4 areas of specialization!

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Getting into Shape: Using 3-D Printing Technology to Create Interlocking Blocks of Concrete

Niloufar Emami, assistant professor of architecture and holder of the A. Hays Town Professorship, has received the 2020 ARCC Research Incentive Award from the Architectural Research Centers Consortium for a research project on how…

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First Queeramics Symposium Held at LSU

The Queeramics Symposium, held October 9-11, 2019 drew together members of both the queer and ceramics communities to examine issues of identity, culture and theory within each. The event created by MFA candidate Ian…

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New to LSU: Q&A with Allison Young

Allison Young is assistant professor of contemporary art history at LSU. A specialist in postcolonial and contemporary art of the Global South, she received her B.A. (2009) in Art History and Anthropology from Brandeis…

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