LA News

  • Students and faculty standing in a spiral staircase in a group shot.

    Landscape architecture study abroad in 2019

    Published on January 13, 2020

    I can’t believe it’s been an entire year since my class, a close-knit group of 10, and our professors spent two months preparing for what would be the trip of a life time – two months, five countries and countless, unforgettable memories.

  • Image of the winning foursome, including Kevin Erickson, Craig Boss, Peter Crawford and Erik Cronk with Paul Nieratko.

    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.

  • Image of Chanelle Russ, a landscape architecture senior.

    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.

  • Image of Wakefield and her class in Blenheim, England.

    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.

  • Image of associate professor Jun-Hyun Kim.

    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.