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LSU Names Alkis P. Tsolakis New Dean of College of Art & Design

BATON ROUGE – Alkis P. Tsolakis, professor of architecture and acting director of the art department at Drury University in Springfield, Mo., has been selected to serve as the new dean of the LSU College…

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Mixed-Media Artist and Poet Jacqueline Dee Parker Exhibits Work in Solo Show in Old Lyme, CT

Baton Rouge, LA: Mixed-Media Artist and Poet Jacqueline Dee Parker, an instructor in the College of Art & Design, will have a solo show, “Dream Houses,” at the Diane Birdsall Gallery, 16 Lyme Street,…

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Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture Names Annual Award Winners

The Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture recently announced the names of its award winning students. Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA) candidate Martin Moser and Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) candidate Peter Summerlin each…

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Landscape Architecture Students Create Design for WBRZ’s $20,000 Yard Makeover Contest Winner

LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture students may well have been just as pleased as WBRZ contest winner Shane Mike of Denham Springs to participate in the station’s recent $20,000 Yard makeover contest….

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Artist and LSU School of Art Associate Professor of Painting Kelli Scott Kelley Receives $32,000 Atlas Award

Artist and LSU School of Art Associate Professor of Painting Kelli Scott Kelley recently won an Award to Louisiana Artists and Scholars (also known as an ATLAS Award) in the amount of $32,000 for…

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LSU’s Coastal Sustainability Studio to Direct Resiliency Assistance Program for Louisiana Office of Community Development

With four massive hurricanes impacting Louisiana between 2005 and 2008, the state has been forced to face the challenges of a changing landscape in both urban and rural areas. Addressing issues such as land…

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LSU School of Art Students Win Awards for Undergraduate Student Union Art Show

LSU School of Art Students won several awards at the recent Student Union Art Gallery’s undergraduate student art show. Jonathan Wagner, a ceramics major, took first place for his sculptures, Rattle and Twins. Wagner…

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CxC’s Sixth annual Digital Media Fest Announces Winners

This truly is the “Digital Age,” as new technology, especially in the realm of digital media, is being developed every day. LSU’s sixth annual Digital Media Fest, sponsored by LSU Communication Across the Curriculum,…

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Five LSU College of Art & Design Alumni Honored at Second Annual Celebration of Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses

Five LSU College of Art & Design Alumni will have their businesses honored at the second annual LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses hosted by LSU and the Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute (SEI) on Friday,…

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Fine Arts Graduate Program Leaps in U.S. News Rankings

LSU saw a 14-position improvement in the ranking of Best Fine Arts graduate programs since its last ranking in the 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” released March…

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Landscape Architect Lake Douglas’s Book Wins the F. Kemper and Leila Williams Prize

“Public Spaces, Private Gardens: A History of Designed Landscapes in New Orleans” by LSU professor Lake Douglas won this year’s F. Kemper and Leila Williams Prize, offered by The Historic New Orleans Collection and…

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LSU’s Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture Impact Felt Through Educational Efforts, Relationship with Alumni

To say that landscape architecture is a growing field would be an understatement. Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor spaces and the improvements thereon to achieve environmental, behavioral or aesthetic outcomes. The practice…

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New Book by LSU Landscape Architecture Professor Max Z. Conrad Recounts Birth of Landscape Architecture in Louisiana

LSU’s Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture recently announced the publication of a new book by one of its faculty members that recounts the birth of the profession of landscape architecture in Louisiana. “Landscape…

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LSU College of Art & Design Integrates Experience, Engagement, and Culture with Quality Education

The LSU College of Art & Design, Louisiana’s foremost school for the fine arts, art history and the design professions, has had yet another award-winning year in 2011. One of the university’s 10 senior…

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Graphic Design Student Derrick Lathan Named McNair Scholar

Graphic Design Sophomore Derrick Lathan was recently named a Ronald E. McNair Scholar. Named for the deceased astronaut, Ronald McNair, LSU’s Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program prepares first generation college students for doctoral…

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LSU’s Office of Community Design and Development Receives $25,000 Foundation for Louisiana Grant

The Foundation for Louisiana recently awarded $25,000 to the LSU School of Architecture’s Office of Community Design and Development, or OCDD, to conduct a 10-month public service project and pilot study, “Advancing Louisiana Small…

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Art Unbound: Urbanature

Juried Student Art Show February 3-17, 2012 The Art Unbound juried student art show is a university-wide competition produced in partnership by the LSU Press and the LSU School of Art that seeks the…

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LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture Remains at the Top of DesignIntelligence Rankings in 2011

LSU’s football team isn’t the only top-ranked group on campus, as LSU’s Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture once again ranks atop lists of the best programs in the U.S., according to national rankings…

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Art Historian Susan Elizabeth Ryan Receives $50,000 Atlas Award

Art Historian and Art History Professor Susan Elizabeth Ryan, PhD, recently won an Award to Louisiana Artists and Scholars (also known as an ATLAS Award) in the amount of $50,000, for her proposal, “Critical…

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Photographer and Assistant Professor Jeremiah Ariaz Exhibits Work at Jacksonville’s Museum of Contemporary Art

Photographer and Assistant Professor Jeremiah Ariaz’s work is currently on display in the group show, “No Place in Particular: Images of the American Landscape” at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Jacksonville, Florida. The…

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