Front cover of the LandTEXTURE Newsletter, Winter 2016.

Issue #Winter 2016

2016 LandTEXTURE Newsletter

Published January 15, 2016

By: School of Planning, Design and Construction

Published by the MSU Landscape Architecture Alumni & Advisory board for the alumni and friends of Landscape Architecture.

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Articles

Craig Johnson ('64): 2015 MSU Landscape Architecture Distinguished Alumni Award

Published on January 15, 2016

Craig Johnson graduated with a degree in landscape architecture from Michigan State University in 1964. Few landscape architects have been as honored as Craig.

Director Witter's message

Published on January 15, 2016

During this last year, we have experienced a number of exciting new opportunities and said goodbye to a long-term faculty member.

From Eye to Heart: Exterior Spaces Explored and Explained

Published on January 15, 2016

A preliminary edition of a new landscape history book authored by Dr. Jon Burley, FASLA, and Dr. Trisha Machemer has been released by Cognella Publishers (San Diego, CA).

2015 Scholarship Fundraiser

Published on January 15, 2016

The 2015 Landscape Architecture Alumni Golf Outing will provide nearly $2,500 for undergraduate student scholarships.

LA Club 2015-2016

Published on January 15, 2016

LA Club got off to a great start this year with officer’s meetings scheduled regularly on the 2nd Sunday of each month, closely followed by LA Club meetings on the 2nd Monday of each month.

World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society Meeting hosted by MSU

Published on January 15, 2016

Nearly 100 academic papers were presented at MSU during the World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society Meeting in September 2015, featuring speakers from Algeria, Turkey, S. Africa, Portugal, Japan, Malaysia, Italy, and the USA.

President's Message 2015

Published on January 15, 2016

The MSU Landscape Architecture Alumni and Advisory Board (LAAAB) has had a great year!

Program Updates

Published on January 15, 2016

In the fall of 2014, the MSU LAAAB and LA program worked in collaboration with the Belle Isle Conservancy and the MDNR to host two events celebrating Belle Isle and the work of Frederick Law Olmsted.

117th Year: MSU Landscape Architecture All Class Reunion

Published on January 15, 2016

In an attempt to set a Guinness World Record for Class Reunions, Prof. Emeritus Jo Westphal invited all of the classes from the LA Program at MSU to gather at Old Mission Peninsula for three days last spring.

MSU Landscape Architecture Study Abraod 2015

Published on January 15, 2016

Starting at the southern tip of Spain, our class of 12 students first met [for our Study Abroad experience] in the coastal city of Malaga.

Maura Brandi Internship Fund

Published on January 15, 2016

The Maura Brandi Internship Fund is endowed and held by the Charlevoix County Community Foundation. MSU Landscape Architecture program students are preferred candidates.

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