LA News

  • 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.

  • Jon Burley presents Alumnus Roger Trancik with the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award.

    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.

  • Photo of Scott Witter

    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.

  • League Wins Diamond Award for PlacePlans Work

    Published on September 30, 2015

    A Michigan Municipal League program that is making transformational changes in Michigan cities won a top award recently in the 2015 Michigan Society of Association Executives Annual Diamond Awards contest.