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Landscape Architecture Projects Hone in on Coastal Sustainability in Two Louisiana Communities

A professor at the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture is involved in two projects that are aimed at helping coastal communities of south Louisiana rebuild wetlands and develop recreational uses for waterways that…

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Architecture Student Honored by U.S. Green Building Council

A fifth-year student in the School of Architecture has received a prestigious Young Leaders Award by the U.S. Green Building Council for developing and implementing a game-day recycling program in Tiger Stadium. Melissa Seanard…

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LSU Photography Professor to Speak at CUNY

Photographer Thomas Neff, the Emogene Pliner Professor of Art, is speaking this week to students at the Macauly Honors College of the City University of New York about his acclaimed photographs of Hurricane Katrina…

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LSU Art Students Exhibit Works in Ireland

A group of graduate students from the LSU School of Art teamed up with Irish artists this summer to produce collaborative works that were shown at an exhibition in Galway City, Ireland to critical…

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New Coastal Sustainability Studio Uses Team Approach to Tackle Tough Questions

A multi-disciplinary team of scholars at LSU that includes landscape architects, engineers and coastal scientists is embarking on a ground-breaking, collaborative effort to study issues related to sustainability along the fragile and vulnerable Gulf…

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College of Art and Design Names Russell Endowed Chairs

The LSU College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the appointment of its Nadine Carter Russell Endowed Chairs for 2009-2010. Seth McDowell, a recent graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of…

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Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture Names World-Renowned Landscape Architect to Endowed Chair

When the faculty in the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture set out to fill the Marie H. Bickham Endowed Chair for the 2009-2010 academic year they wanted to find someone who embodied the…

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Landscape Architecture Students Build New Orleans Schoolyard

When high school students at the Priestly School of Architecture and Construction in New Orleans return to school next month, they might not recognize the once-drab, asphalt schoolyard that’s located in the city’s Carrollton…

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LSU Students Make their Mark on McComb, MS

While many LSU students spent the month of May regrouping from the spring semester and gearing up for summer, a dedicated group of students from the College of Art and Design were busy working…

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LSU Graphic Design Students Partner with LBTC to Create Marketing Materials for Start-Up Companies

Four small businesses in the Louisiana Business and Technology Center (LBTC) on the LSU campus got some welcome help this semester from a group of graphic design students in the School of Art. As…

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Interior Design Students Take Home Awards in Two Competitions

Three students from the LSU School of Interior Design placed second in the 2009 international student competition of the International Design Educators Council (IDEC), one of the most prestigious design competitions in the industry….

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LSU Architecture Students Give Back By Helping Rebuild Baton Rouge

Despite hectic schedules and the need to prepare for final exams, a group of second-year students from the LSU School of Architecture found time on a recent Saturday morning to help revitalize one of…

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Cuddeback Named 2009 Outstanding Service-Learning Faculty

Marsha R. Cuddeback of the School of Architecture is the recipient of the 2009 Outstanding Service-Learning Faculty Award for her exceptional and longstanding commitment to integrating quality service-learning activities into her architecture classes and…

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LSU Architecture Program Partners with Bethel Colony South to Open Home Repair Business by Women, for Women

Home Works, a new home repair service and training program by women and for women, opens its doors in New Orleans this weekend thanks, in large part, to efforts from the LSU School of…

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Architecture Students Take Top Honors in New Orleans Design Competition

Drawing for inspiration on the shipping and seafood industries, the French Quarter landscape and the traditional shotgun home, a team of fifth-year architecture students designed a uniquely New Orleans home that was a finalist…

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Architecture Students Finalists in Chair Design Competition

Two fourth-year students in the LSU School of Architecture are finalists in a unique and prestigious national competition known as the Chair Affair Design Competition. A rocking chair by Sarah Clement of Luling, LA…

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LSU Art Students Paint Mural for International School of Louisiana

When visitors walk in the main entrance of the International School of Louisiana – a progressive, language-immersion school in New Orleans – they’re greeted by a giant mural with colorful iconic images of the…

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LSU Art and Music Faculty Collaborate on Original Production about the Edge of the Earth

The Edge of the Earth is an evening of video, music, and poetry that metaphorically addresses the theme of the end of the world. The Edge of the Earth will be performed at the…

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LSU Art Students Create Giant Storybooks for Service Learning Project

The LSU School of Art is pleased to announce its participation this weekend in the first annual STORYBOOK BALL, a fundraiser to benefit Family Road of Greater Baton Rouge. The event will be staged…

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LSU School of Art Professor Emeritus Named to Distinguish Chair at University of New Mexico

The LSU School of Art is pleased to announce that A. J. Meek, professor emeritus of photography, has been selected as the Garrey Carruthers Distinguished Chair in the Honors Program at the University of…

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