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LSU Art Student Work Featured in LASM Iridescence Exhibition

LSU art students’ work is on display at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum (LASM) Iridescence exhibition, on view through July 2022. The exhibition celebrates iridescence, the natural phenomenon of certain surfaces that appear…

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Hilltop Arboretum Director Peggy Davis Coates Retires

Peggy Davis Coates, executive director of the LSU Hilltop Arboretum, has retired from her position after over 14 years in the role. Located on Historic Highland Road, the LSU Hilltop Arboretum is under the…

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LSU Art & Design Field Trips Resume

After over a year of restrictions and precautions taken during the COVID-19 pandemic, LSU Art & Design classes are returning to (almost) normalcy – including going on long-awaited field trips. “Travel is an integral…

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New to LSU: Q&A with Annicia Streete

Annicia Streete is an assistant professor in the LSU School of Architecture. Annicia was born in Trinidad and Tobago, located in the southern Caribbean, and immigrated to the United States to pursue her education…

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Courtney Klee Louisiana Sea Grant Coastal Connections Infographic Challenge Winner

Courtney Klee, master of architecture student, was selected as one of the top three winners in the Louisiana Sea Grant Coastal Connections Infographic Challenge, which took place on October 29, 2021 at the LSU Energy, Coast…

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Meet Monique Bassey: 2021 Marie Bickham Chair in Landscape Architecture

Monique Bassey is the 2021 Marie M. Bickham Chair in the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture. A driven and talented landscape designer, Bassey’s education and work experience has taken her to Hong Kong,…

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New to LSU: Q&A with Chris Marin

Chris Marin is an assistant professor of practice, artist-in-residence at the LSU School of Art. He received his BFA from Texas Tech University and his MFA from California College of the Arts. His sculptural…

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Artist Talk with Candice Lin

Artist Candice Lin gave a Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture to the College of Art & Design on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. in 103 Design Building Auditorium.

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Alumni Spotlight: Madeline Ellis

For Louisiana native Madeline Subat Ellis (BLA 2006), jewelry designer and MIMOSA Handcrafted business owner, creating stunning pieces inspired by the Louisiana landscape has been a lifelong passion. “The landscape and natural world are…

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Farshid Torabian Received ASLA Research Merit Award

Farshid Torabian, Doctor of Design candidate, received a merit award in the Student – Research category from the Iowa chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (Iowa ASLA) for his project titled “Urban Landscape…

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LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio Helps Flood-Prone Louisiana Parish

In the wake of the 2016 floods, which devastated 21 South Louisiana parishes turned into federal disaster areas, the LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio invited Louisiana mayors and parish presidents to a workshop, part of…

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New to LSU: Q&A with Gregory Hurcomb

Gregory Hurcomb is an assistant professor in the LSU School of Interior Design. He has exhibited nationally in New York City, NY; Portland, OR; Princeton, NJ; Philadelphia, PA; and San Francisco, CA; and internationally…

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LSU Team Selected for Landscape Architecture Foundation CSI Fellowship

Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) has selected LSU landscape architecture team Sasha Mathieu, MLA candidate, and faculty mentor Nicholas Serrano, assistant professor of landscape architecture, for the highly competitive 2021 Case Study Investigation (CSI) program….

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LSU Art Students, Faculty Selected for Ogden Museum Louisiana Contemporary 2021

Works by recent LSU MFA graduates and faculty were selected for the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s exhibition Louisiana Contemporary 2021, which showcases current artists across the state. The exhibition, on view August 7-October…

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LSU Creates Virtual Production Program

New Program for Real-Time Filmmaking with $1.25 Million in Support from Louisiana Economic Development As Louisiana’s flagship institution, LSU is committed to responding to current and emerging industry needs, particularly in the state’s strategic…

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Making Architecture Virtual Lecture & Exhibition

MAKING ARCHITECTURE Virtual Lecture August 27, 2021 5:00-6:00 p.m. via Zoom. Exhibition August 27-September 18, 2021 Laura and Clark Boyce Gallery 104 Design Building Troy Vincent, AIA & James Trahan, AIA graduated from LSU…

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Racism Untaught in Interior Design Curriculum

On November 6, 2020, College of Art & Design faculty and staff attended the Racism Untaught workshop, a virtual conference led by educators Terresa Moses and Lisa Mercer. The workshop used the design research process to…

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Richard Doubleday Awarded CUSP Fellowship

Richard Doubleday, associate professor of graphic design, is among a group of 48 scholars to be awarded the highly competitive 2021-2022 China-U.S. Scholars Program (CUSP) Fellowship. The program is a one-time grant created to promote cross-cultural…

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Meredith Gaglio Awarded Graham Foundation Grant

Meredith Gaglio, assistant professor of architecture, was awarded a Graham Foundation grant for her research “Life Arks: Science, Spirituality, and Survival in the Work of the New Alchemy Institute.” Beginning in 1973, the New…

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Marsha Cuddeback Named President of Interior Design Educators Council

Marsha Cuddeback, director of the School of Interior Design and the Ruth Z. McCoy Professor in Interior Design, was elected the president of The Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC), the leading association and authority on interior…

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