LA News

  • Grandchild and grandparent designing their own stadium during the Secrets of the Olympics course.

    SPDC hosted two Grandparents University Courses in June

    Published on August 15, 2017

    Grandparents University at Michigan State University is a three-day educational experience that takes place at the end of June, where grandparents and grandchildren (ages 8-12) can live the college life of wondering on the MSU campus.

  • Two students constructing window shutters.

    SPDC Builds Sparty’s Cabin

    Published on February 23, 2017

    Professor Pat Crawford, PhD, SPDC associate director, and graduate student Rohit Menon talk about the "tiny home" movement and the fruition of Sparty's Cabin.

  • Graphic model of design concept.

    Looking back

    Published on February 23, 2017

    Alumnus William Herman Kockler, MSU LA class of 2006, reflects on his MSU experience and talks about his life since graduating.

  • Bill Johnson working with students.

    Pioneers of American Design

    Published on February 23, 2017

    Alumnus William "Bill" Johnson and his newly recorded story of his life and career, and alumnus Dean Abbott on being recognized by The Cultural Landscape Foundation as a Pioneer of American Landscape Design.

  • Riders gather at the Broad Art Museum.

    The first LA Ride

    Published on February 23, 2017

    Landscape Architecture Instructor Bob Ford wrote about the first LA Ride and it's purpose.

  • Alumna Beth Hagenbuch working with students in studio.

    State of the program and updates

    Published on February 23, 2017

    Landscape Architecture Program Leader Karen Russcher wrote an update about the program, including recent student awards.

  • Landscape Architecture students in studio.

    2016 Landscape Architecture Alumni Survey

    Published on February 23, 2017

    The 2016 Landscape Architecture Alumni Survey was sent to 1081 email addresses provided by the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. This article address the structure of the survey and talks about it's key findings.

  • 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.