LA News

  • 2013 Student awards

    Published on January 20, 2014

    Scholastic achievement was honored at the spring graduation awards banquet.

  • Photo of Robert Ford and Barbara Faga.

    Message from the LAAAB President

    Published on January 20, 2014

    Welcome to the first complete newsletter that the 2011 MSU Landscape Architecture Alumni and Advisory Board (LAAAB) has produced.

  • Photo of Ruya Yilmaz.

    Building foundations for international collaboration

    Published on January 20, 2014

    Studying with Dr. Burley has enhanced my professional experience and increased my knowledge, which is very important for my research activities. I will benefit from his experience in Turkey in the future.

  • Photo of Bill Johnson.

    Distinguished Speaker Series: Bill Johnson

    Published on January 20, 2014

    As part of the continuing Distinguished Speaker Series, Bill Johnson (class of 1954) discussed his career, philosophy, and ideas for the profession’s future.

  • Photo of oversees study gang.

    2013 Overseas Study

    Published on January 20, 2014

    Brought out of retirement, Professor Duane Mezga led the 2013 oversees study program.

  • Alumni memoirs

    Published on January 20, 2014

    After reading the recent LandTEXTURE newsletter, I felt compelled to write and tell you about my experience at MSU and life in the 1950s.

  • SPDC aids Allegan Riverfront Revitalization Study

    Published on January 20, 2014

    Allegan was one of five cities statewide to gain planning assistance through an effort called PlacePlans. The effort brought together expertise from the MSHDA, MML and SPDC.

  • Photo of grandparents working with students on a landscape architecture project during MSU Grandparents University.

    Opening young eyes to landscape architecture

    Published on January 20, 2014

    Landscape Architecture has undertaken a new effort to expose middle and high school students to the profession through Pre-College Summer Programs offered every year on MSU’s beautiful campus.

  • Photo of Karen Russcher.

    Karen Russcher joins faculty in Fall 2013

    Published on January 20, 2014

    The School of Planning, Design and Construction’s Landscape Architecture Program is pleased to announce the addition of its newest faculty member, Karen Russcher.