LA News

  • Charles Leider, MSU Landscape Architecture Class of 1957.

    Charles Leider elected as an AICP Fellow

    Published on February 23, 2017

    Dr. Charles Leider, professor and director emeritus of the Landscape Architecture Program at Oklahoma State University, has been elected as a fellow in the American Institute of Certified Planner.

  • LandTEXTURE Newsletter Winter 2017

    Published on February 23, 2017

    The LandTEXTURE newsletter is published annually for alumni and friends of MSU Landscape Architecture. It features articles about and by faculty, students, alumni and Landscape Architecture Alumni & Advisory Board members.

  • Scott Reniholt.

    A journey for all

    Published on February 23, 2017

    As the incoming President of the MSU LAAAB, I am encouraged by the students I have met and I am impressed by their hunger for knowledge and change.

  • Photo of Deb Cooper, LAAAB president.

    President's message 2017

    Published on February 23, 2017

    For the past six years I have had the delight of serving on the MSU LAAAB as a board member for three years, vice president for one year, president for two years, and I will round out my term as past president for one additional year.

  • Gladstone looks at ideas for north shore

    Published on February 21, 2017

    Concerned residents and community stakeholders were at the American Legion in Gladstone Monday to discuss the future of Gladstone's north shore.

  • MSU program makes Detroit new kind of classroom

    Published on July 28, 2016

    On the first day of her internship this summer, Michigan State student Jocelyn Sample knocked on doors in Detroit, helping residents at risk of foreclosure learn how to stay in their homes.

  • Hanbing Liang, senior Landscape Architecture and Urban & Regional Planning student paints part of Sparty's Cabin

    Design vs. construction

    Published on March 29, 2016

    Hello, my name is Hanbing Liang, and I am a senior landscape architecture and urban planning student at MSU.

  • LAAAB President Deb Cooper.

    President's Message 2015

    Published on January 15, 2016

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

  • Several golfers gathered waiting for the start of the Landscape Architecture Alumni Golf Outing.

    2015 Scholarship Fundraiser

    Published on January 15, 2016

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

  • Old Mission Point Lighthouse on Old Mission Peninsula, Traverse City, Michigan.

    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.

  • Photo of the top of the Aquarium building at Belle Isle, Detroit, Michigan

    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.