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Multidisciplinary student teams document Louisiana’s endangered coastal fortifications.
Students and faculty address global issues in climate change and environment while learning how to rebuild and rethink cities.
IT’S A ZOO OUT THERE! Alumnus Ace Torre leads in exhibition design by integrating a zoo of disciplines.
Letter from the Dean
Our Faculty Get Around
Where our faculty went this summer might just surprise you.
A Hub For Ideas Art faculty implement an Integrated Digital Environment for Artists.
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Four Minutes on . . . Wearable Technology Art history Professor Susan Elizabeth Ryan discusses hot new trends in wearable projects.
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state of Louisiana.
Design & Illustration
How It’s Made
Did You Know? Catfish ponds and migratory birds are copacetic. Rough Shape Jeff Carney, director of CSS, discusses the current
Learn how to make a physical transect model of an oyster barrier reef.
Diversity by Design
LSU’s first licensed female African American architect offers advice for
Jeff Carney, Kristen Higdon, Forbes Lipschitz, Susan Elizabeth Ryan, Daniel Willson
minorities in design.
Retired interior design professional-in-residence Carroll Mathews talks about life after teaching.
Diane Jones Allen, Jeremiah Ariaz, Lindsay Boley, Camila Carvalho, Marsha Cuddeback, Brian Deppe, Art Guerrero, Robert Holton, Justine Holzman, Joyce Jackson, Grant Murphy, James Osborne IV, Azeo Torre, Matt Williams
On the cover:
Find out what your classmates are up to.
(medium.com/matter). Background photograph © James
Where Are They Now?
Illustration of Louisiana courtesy of Matter magazine Osborne IV (jimosborne.net); Outer Terreplain Wall, Fort Proctor, Louisiana, Saint Bernard Parish
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