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Louisiana State University

 •  November 7

Dozens of healthcare professionals convened with LSU faculty, students, and administrators at the LSU College of Art & Design this weekend to investigate how professionals in the social sciences, art and design, business, and healthcare fields may work together to develop new models for more effective and efficient public health outcomes. The...

Louisiana State University

 •  September 14

Fourth-year LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture students in Professor Lake Douglas’s landscape design studio recently returned from their field trip to Chicago. Led by Associate Professor Kevin Risk, the students toured the Windy City’s abundance of famous landscapes, parks, and architecture. The students were instructed to write...

Professor Charles Fryling said a lightbulb went off while he was touring Spain this summer. He thought the tour guide’s electronic speaker system would work great for his plant identification tours—and he was right. Fryling teaches the LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture’s plant materials courses. He can often be spotted leading...

Four—nearly one-fourth!—of the 23 ASLA members elevated to fellowship in 2017 are LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture alumni. George “Bob” Richardson III, BLA 1969, CEO and founding principal of RVi Planning in Austin; Dana Nunez Brown, BLA 1979, of Dana Brown & Associates in New Orleans; Dr. Kamel O. Mahadin, MLA 1984, Jordanian...

LSU’s Mark Boyer has been named the incoming 2017–18 president of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA), an international organization whose mission is to encourage, support, and further education in the field of landscape architecture specifically related to teaching, research, scholarship, and public service. Boyer joined the...

LSU’s Kevin Risk and Tom Sofranko were invited speakers at the 21st International Symposium on Chinese Vernacular Architecture. Risk, an associate professor of the LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture, presented a paper focused on his research on Rowan Oak, William Faulkner’s four-acre estate in Oxford, Mississippi. The paper,...

LSU’s Kevin Risk presented his paper, “Cotton River, Market Town: Preserving/Interpreting the Landscape(s) of Slavery at Forks-of-the-Road,” at the 2016 Association for Preservation Technology (APT) Conference in San Antonio, Texas. The theme of the conference was Preserving Heritage with Tomorrow’s Technology. Risk, an associate professor of the...

Louisiana State University

 •  January 12

The Board of Regents has approved the LSU College of Art & Design’s proposal for a multi-disciplinary Doctor of Design (DDes) in Cultural Preservation. Arising from the confluence of current professional trends, educational conditions, and college administrators’ interest in leveraging existing...

Louisiana State University

 •  November 22, 2016

Need extra money for travel? Enter the second annual Tipton Associates Travel Award competition by February 6, 2017, for a chance to win $1,750 to use for travel during the summer and fall 2017 or spring 2018 semesters. Application criteria, requirements, and timeline details are provided below. Tipton Associates is a Baton Rouge based...

Louisiana State University

 •  October 26, 2016

Joni Emmons has been named chair of the newly formed American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Student Advisory Committee. Emmons is a second-year Master of Landscape Architecture candidate in the LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture. The national committee was created in May 2016 to advise ASLA leaders and staff on key policies...