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Issue #Winter 2019

2019 LandTEXTURE Newsletter

Published January 29, 2019

By: School of Planning, Design and Construction

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

Articles

2019 MSU Landscape Architecture Alumni and Advisory Board president’s message for LandTEXTURE

Published on January 29, 2019

It has been a great term for me [Scott Reinholt] as the president of the Landscape Architecture Alumni and Advisory Board, and it is with mixed emotions that I hand over the gavel.

2019 School of Planning, Design and Construction director’s message for LandTEXTURE

Published on January 29, 2019

It is with great honor that I write this message as director of the School of Planning, Design and Construction. Moving to Michigan State University was one of the most important decisions in my personal and professional life.

2018 Landscape Architecture program update

Published on January 29, 2019

My second program update as program director of the Landscape Architecture program at Michigan State University is full of our proud success.

A 21st century call to action

Published on January 29, 2019

Distinguished speaker, Barbara Deutsch, was a highlight of the Landscape Architecture program’s 120-year anniversary celebration last fall presenting “The New Landscape Architecture Declaration; a 21st Century Call to Action!”

Three courses in one

Published on January 29, 2019

We essentially had a planning class, a construction detail class, and a sketching class; all three tied together beautifully. However, the most rewarding class was our LA 345 class that utilized the principles of all three courses in one.

2018 landscape architecture study abroad

Published on January 29, 2019

Before our study abroad travels, we worked on learning about construction practices, planning and sketching. We also prepared for our departure.

Who are the actual landscape research universities?

Published on January 29, 2019

When the perception by respondents and other measurable metrics concord in agreement, often there is a strong case to be made for the reliability and accuracy of rankings concerning companies, organizations, or institutions.

The urgency of equity in the face of climate change

Published on January 29, 2019

My experience this past year working with the Resilient by Design challenge in the San Francisco Bay area is sure to affect the work I do for the rest of my career.

2018 Landscape Architecture Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Outing

Published on January 29, 2019

This year’s outing raised $1,700 for student scholarships. The participants witnessed the passing of an era, with Paul Nieratko announcing this was his last year organizing the golf outing on behalf of the Landscape Architecture Alumni and Advisory Board.

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