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LSU Students Design for Giant Pandas in China

This fall LSU design students in assistant professor Brendan Harmon’s interdisciplinary “Giant Panda Studio” are designing a new national park for giant panda conservation and tourism in the wilds of Sichuan Province, China. The…

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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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New to LSU: Q&A with Robyn Reed

Assistant professor of landscape architecture Robyn Reed is a designer, educator, and advocate for the practice of landscape architecture. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Robyn is a licensed landscape architect…

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LSU Architecture Team Awarded First Place in ACSA National Design Competition

For the second year in a row, students from LSU School of Architecture’s fifth-year comprehensive design course have been awarded first place in an Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) National Design Competition. The…

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Architecture Students Visit Rural Life Museum

Architecture students took a field trip to the LSU Rural Life Museum, to study historic local structures. The trip, organized by the Students for Historic Preservation (SHiP), was an opportunity to increase awareness of…

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First President’s Millennial Scholar in College of Art & Design

Kayla Hall, BFA candidate, is the first President’s Millennial Scholar of the College of Art & Design. The President’s Millennial Scholars Program (PMSP) is a newly created four-year retention and preparation program targeted to…

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Emmanuel Schwartz, “Rebellion and Disobedience at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts”

Emmanuel Schwartz, curator and scholar, presented a Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 in the Student Union Theater. Emmanuel Schwartz, who holds the prestigious rank of a conservateur du…

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Career Networking Day 2019

Presented by the LSU College of Art & Design and the LSU Olinde Career Center, Art & Design Networking Day is an open networking session for students and employers. Art & Design Career Networking…

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Andy Shaw Creates Mid-Atlantic Keramik Exchange in Iceland

Andy Shaw, associate professor of ceramics, envisioned and launched the Mid-Atlantic Keramik Exchange in Iceland, which held its inaugural meeting in June 2019 at the studios of Myndlistaskólinn í Reykjavík (MIR), The Reykjavik School…

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Justin Tyler Bryant Awarded 2019 Interchange Fellow

  Justin Tyler Bryant, MFA 2018, has been awarded $20,000 as a 2019 Interchange Fellow, for his work exploring the role of art in social engagement. He is one of the sixteen inaugural grantees…

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Doron Langberg Lecture

Artist Doron Langberg presented a School of Art lecture in partnership with the LSU Museum of Art at the LSU College of Art & Design at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2019.

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Johanna Warwick’s Photography Selected by The Washington Post

Between the Ground & Sky LSU College of Art & Design Assistant Professor of Photography Johanna Warwick’s photographic essay, Between the Ground & Sky, was selected as one of five winners in The Washington…

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Austin Lu Awarded Southern Garden History Society Scholarship

BLA candidate Chunfeng “Austin” Lu was awarded the Southern Garden History Society Scholarship to attend the 2019 annual meeting of garden historians, located in Birmingham, Alabama this year. At the meeting Lu, a rising…

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Professor Darius Spieth Presents Research in France

Art history professor Darius Spieth presented his latest research at two separate events in France this June. At the Festival of Art History at Fontainebleau Castle, near Paris, June 7-9, 2019, Spieth discussed low-end…

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Kevin Benham Conducts Research at Residency in Tuscany

This summer, Kevin Benham, assistant professor of landscape architecture, was invited to do an artist residency at Villa Lena in Tuscany, Italy, to advance his creative scholarship in the study of light movement. Benham…

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Landscape Architecture Students Design for Denham Springs Community Post-Flood

After the Louisiana flood of August 2016, Denham Spring city officials asked residents what they’d like to see as the city recovered and rebuilt. The community has declared priority making Denham Springs a friendlier place…

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Professor Desmond Presents at Architecture, Culture, Spirituality Symposium

Architecture professor Michael Desmond was a co-chair organizer of the Architecture, Culture, and Spirituality 2019 Symposium in May. His gave a keynote lecture entitled “Prairies as Prelude: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Idea of…

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Community by Design

The Urban Landscape New Orleans-born MLA candidate Taylor Jacobsen chose to pursue landscape architecture in hopes of designing cities. So when he had the opportunity to participate in a beautification project in downtown Baton…

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Healthcare Innovation Seminar Joins Experts Across Fields

The new Healthcare Innovation Seminar offered by the School of Interior Design in spring 2019 is the first of its kind, joining together interdisciplinary scholars to combine expertise to study healthcare design from multiple…

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Tipton Travel Award Funds Water Research in the Netherlands

Yuta Masakane, MLA 2019, received the 2018 Tipton Travel Award to help fund his research trip to study water management in the Netherlands. The trip to the Netherlands taught Yuta about the aesthetics and…

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