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UNDER SIEGE

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HEALING HAITI

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Multidisciplinary student teams document Louisiana’s endangered coastal fortifications.

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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.

DEPARTMENTS 04

Letter from the Dean

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Our Faculty Get Around

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Where our faculty went this summer might just surprise you.

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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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ART–GDSO

Editor in Chief/Writer

Art Directors

Angela Harwood

Lynne Baggett

state of Louisiana.

Copy Editors

Rod Parker

Kristen Higdon

Design & Illustration

How It’s Made

Julie LeFebvre

Marci Hargroder

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

CONTRIBUTORS Writers

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.

Photographers

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

Class Notes

On the cover:

Find out what your classmates are up to.

(medium.com/matter). Background photograph © James

Where Are They Now?

Equipped

Illustration of Louisiana courtesy of Matter magazine Osborne IV (jimosborne.net); Outer Terreplain Wall, Fort Proctor, Louisiana, Saint Bernard Parish

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Quad - Winter 2015  

LSU College of Art + Design's annual alumni magazine.

Quad - Winter 2015  

LSU College of Art + Design's annual alumni magazine.