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Marie M. Bickham and Nadine Carter Russell Chairs Named for 2011-12 Academic Year

LSU’s College of Art + Design has selected Architect Lori Ryker, executive director at the Artemis Institute in Livingston, Montana, as its Marie M. Bickham Chair, and Landscape Architect Gary Smith, of Toronto, CA,…

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Architecture Professor Receives more than $75,000 in grants to investigate ruins of 19th century Louisiana Fort

Associate Professor Ursula Emery McClure recently received two grants for the upcoming academic year to investigate the ruins of Fort Proctor, a 19th century fort in St. Bernard Parish that has been engulfed by…

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Architecture Students Design and Build Solar Pavilion in Old South Baton Rouge

The LSU School of Architecture has partnered with the Center for Planning Excellence, the Baranco Clark YMCA and Baton Rouge Community College to design and build and outdoor solar –powered pavilion. The student project,…

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Painter and Associate Professor Ed Smith Exhibits Work in Upcoming New Orleans Solo Show

Painter and Associate Professor Ed Smith will have a solo show, “Sportsman’s Paradise,” at Soren Christensen Gallery in New Orleans September 1-30. An opening reception will be held September 3, 6- 8 p.m. Smith…

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LSU School of Architecture Professor Julian T. White passes away

Julian T. White, a retired professor of architecture at LSU who was the university’s first black faculty member, died on Tuesday, July 19, after battling cancer. He was 73. Born and raised in Alexandria,…

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Global Vision: An Exchange of Contemporary Prints from the Kyoto Seika University

LSU School of Art presents: Global Vision: An Exchange Exhibition of Contemporary Prints from the Kyoto Seika University and Louisiana State University October 1 – November 19, 2010. A reception will be held on Friday,…

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LSU Interior Design Students Take First Place in 2010 Interior Design Education Video Competition

LSU Interior Design Students Leigh Hardy, Ryan Weilenman, Sarah Tull, Alyse Lambert, Colette DeJean won first place in the 2010 Interior Design Education Video Competition. The winners were announced on Saturday, March 19, 2011…

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Associate Professor Darius Spieth Selected as Mellon Visiting Professor at California Institute of Technology

Darius Spieth, associate professor of art history in the LSU School of Art and an expert in the field of international art markets and 18th- and 19th-century European art, has been named Mellon Visiting…

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Minority Architecture Students at LSU Win National Award

The National Organization of Minority Architects NOMA has named the student chapter in the LSU School of Architecture as 2010 Student Chapter of the Year. The LSU chapter received the award, which was announced…

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LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture Announces Max Z. Conrad Lecture Series

The nationally renowned Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture and the LSU College of Art and Design are pleased to announce the creation of the Max Z. Conrad Lecture Series, an endowed lecture series…

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Service Learning Takes LSU Art & Design Students to South Africa

While many of their fellow students were soaking up the last rays of summer before the start of the fall semester, a group of students from the LSU College of Art and Design were…

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LSU CAN Launches Premiere Event

The newly formed LSU CAN (Creative Arts Network), a collaborative, multidisciplinary arts initiative, launches its premiere event next month with a “song salon” moderated by best‐selling fiction writer and neuroscientist Dr. David Eagleman, who…

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LSU’s Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture Teams with East Baton Rouge Parish for Beautification Project

East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden announced today the official start of a landscaping project along Dalrymple Drive near Interstate 10 that was designed with assistance from LSU’s Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture….

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Multidisciplinary Project Involving LSU, Princeton Personnel to Debut at Venice Biennale

A collaborative project of architects, landscape architects, engineers and coastal scientists from LSU and architects from the Princeton University School of Architecture will be unveiled this week at the Venice Biennale, the largest and…

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Work of LSU Photography Professor Featured in New Katrina Book

The critically acclaimed, post-Katrina photographs of LSU Photography Professor Emeritus Thomas Neff are featured prominently in a new book that is published this month on the fifth anniversary of the storm. Before During After,…

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Alumni Profile: Suzan Tillotson

SUZAN TILLOTSON Lighting Designer Tillotson Design Associates New York, NY Provide an educational background including professional experience. Bachelor of Art in Interior Design from LSU. (1981) I worked for Levy-Kramer Associates, a thirty-five person…

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Alumni Profile: Janet Link

JANET LINK Artist Danville, KY Provide an educational background including professional experience. Bachelor of Art in studio art from a liberal arts college. As an undergraduate I studied drawing and oil painting in an…

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Alumni Profile: Charles D. Cadenhead

CHARLES D. CADENHEAD Senior Principal, FAIA, FACHA WHR Architects Houston, TX Provide an educational background including professional experience. Bachelor of Architecture degree from LSU. (1975) I spent a fifth-year semester in Denmark which affected…

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NCIDQ Appoints T.L. Ritchie to National Committee

T. L. Ritchie, director of the School of Interior Design, has been appointed to serve on the National Council for Interior Design Qualification’s (NCIDQ) Nominating Committee for 2010. The Nominating Committee is charged with…

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LSU Undergrad Teaches Architecture to Magnet Middle School

Seventh and eighth‐grade students can be difficult to reach. But not for Danielle Martin. The third‐year student in the LSU School of Architecture is teaching a group of middle school students at the Math…

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