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This video showcases LAEP student Kyle Young's submission for his final project for his advanced geospatial analysis class at Utah State University while pursuing a degree in Landscape architecture.
Virtual Roller Coasters on Old Main - Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning

Virtual Roller Coasters on Old Main - Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning

This video showcases LAEP student Kyle Young's submission for his final project for his advanced geospatial analysis class at Utah State University while pursuing a degree in Landscape architecture.

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Like all built landscapes, they are physical manifestations of the attitudes, perceptions, and values of the people who create them. The problem is that often the creators don’t fully consider how people who are different from themselves might want to use
A Space For Everyone

A Space For Everyone

Like all built landscapes, they are physical manifestations of the attitudes, perceptions, and values of the people who create them. The problem is that often the creators don’t fully consider how people who are different from themselves might want to use...

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Angus continued her education, ultimately receiving a master’s degree in landscape architecture through Utah State University. As a graduate student, she worked on a project investigating the potential for trust lands outside of Big Water, Utah.
Meet the Woman Who’s Working to Beautify, Protect and Share America’s Wilderness

Meet the Woman Who’s Working to Beautify, Protect and Share America’s Wilderness

Angus continued her education, ultimately receiving a master’s degree in landscape architecture through Utah State University. As a graduate student, she worked on a project investigating the potential for trust lands outside of Big Water, Utah.

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Three USU LAEP students and their two teammates at the University of Utah were recently named winners of the 2021 Utah Real Estate Challenge and claimed the contest’s $20,000 grand prize.
USU/UofU Team Wins Grand Prize in the 2021 Utah Real Estate Challenge

USU/UofU Team Wins Grand Prize in the 2021 Utah Real Estate Challenge

Three USU LAEP students and their two teammates at the University of Utah were recently named winners of the 2021 Utah Real Estate Challenge and claimed the contest’s $20,000 grand prize.

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To design the site, the tribe has partnered with an interdisciplinary group of students and professors from Utah State University’s Quinney College of Natural Resources and the university’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning.
A Loss Written on the Land

A Loss Written on the Land

To design the site, the tribe has partnered with an interdisciplinary group of students and professors from Utah State University’s Quinney College of Natural Resources and the university’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning. ...

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Professor Keith Christensen has been promoted to the rank of professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning.
Opportunities on the Path to Becoming Professor Christensen

Opportunities on the Path to Becoming Professor Christensen

Professor Keith Christensen has been promoted to the rank of professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning.

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Due to unprecedented events resulting from the spread of COVID-19, faculty at USU and colleges and universities across the country faced the challenge of moving their classes online in just a matter of days.
Taking a Virtual Leap: Landscape Architecture Professor Helps Design Studio Transition Online

Taking a Virtual Leap: Landscape Architecture Professor Helps Design Studio Transition Online

Due to unprecedented events resulting from the spread of COVID-19, faculty at USU and colleges and universities across the country faced the challenge of moving their classes online in just a matter of days.

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USU's faculty members Keith Christensen and Ziqi Song were recently awarded a $2.5 million grant to examine community planning and policies throughout communities on Utah’s Wasatch Front and the participation of individuals with disabilities.
Beyond Ramps & Buses: Studying Obstacles to Community Living for People with Disabilities

Beyond Ramps & Buses: Studying Obstacles to Community Living for People with Disabilities

USU's faculty members Keith Christensen and Ziqi Song were recently awarded a $2.5 million grant to examine community planning and policies throughout communities on Utah’s Wasatch Front and the participation of individuals with disabilities.

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Biographies usually have chapters, but if you are a Quebec-born artist you might call them tableaus, “Living scenes that depict important moments of my life,” said Caroline Levoie at her Oct. 29 Inaugural Professor Lecture.
A Life in Tableaus Presented in Inaugural Professor Lecture

A Life in Tableaus Presented in Inaugural Professor Lecture

Biographies usually have chapters, but if you are a Quebec-born artist you might call them tableaus, “Living scenes that depict important moments of my life,” said Caroline Levoie at her Oct. 29 Inaugural Professor Lecture.

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During the Fall 2018 semester, students in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning’s (LAEP) Urban Theory and Design studio, led by Caroline Lavoie, completed a project with the City of Ogden.
USU LAEP Students' Studio Project Receives Second Statewide Award

USU LAEP Students' Studio Project Receives Second Statewide Award

During the Fall 2018 semester, students in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning’s (LAEP) Urban Theory and Design studio, led by Caroline Lavoie, completed a project with the City of Ogden.

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Virtual reality (VR) isn’t the wave of the future. It’s now. VR allows us to immerse ourselves in another world without leaving the comfort of our homes.
Virtual Reality and the Future of Design

Virtual Reality and the Future of Design

Virtual reality (VR) isn’t the wave of the future. It’s now. VR allows us to immerse ourselves in another world without leaving the comfort of our homes.

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that a group of students from USU have won 3rd place in their annual Campus RainWorks Challenge.
USU Student Group Wins Third Place in National Stormwater Challenge

USU Student Group Wins Third Place in National Stormwater Challenge

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that a group of students from USU have won 3rd place in their annual Campus RainWorks Challenge.

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Daniella Hirschfeld and Todd Johnson, FASLA, have accepted faculty positions within Utah State University’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning.
LAEP Welcomes New Faculty Members

LAEP Welcomes New Faculty Members

Daniella Hirschfeld and Todd Johnson, FASLA, have accepted faculty positions within Utah State University’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning.

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The Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (LAEP) Department is hosting international sketching artist, Jim Richards, for a public forum, all-day sketching workshop and a sketch walk the second week of April.
International Sketching Artist Visiting USU April 11-12

International Sketching Artist Visiting USU April 11-12

The Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (LAEP) Department is hosting international sketching artist, Jim Richards, for a public forum, all-day sketching workshop and a sketch walk the second week of April.

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Over the past 45 years, USU’s Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (LAEP) department and Extension specialists have engaged Utah’s rural communities through a variety of design-based activities.
The Impact(s) of Legacy

The Impact(s) of Legacy

Over the past 45 years, USU’s Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (LAEP) department and Extension specialists have engaged Utah’s rural communities through a variety of design-based activities.

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Professor Sean Michael, head of Utah State University's Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (LAEP) is among the five professionals inducted as 2019 Fellows of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA).
Sean Michael named Fellow of CELA

Sean Michael named Fellow of CELA

Professor Sean Michael, head of Utah State University's Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (LAEP) is among the five professionals inducted as 2019 Fellows of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA).

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Caroline Lavoie, associate professor of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, is the recipient of the 2019 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Faculty Award of Excellence in Design Studio Teaching at the Senior Level.
Caroline Lavoie Teaching Award

Caroline Lavoie Teaching Award

Caroline Lavoie, associate professor of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, is the recipient of the 2019 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Faculty Award of Excellence in Design Studio Teaching at the Senior Level.

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Moving to Bengaluru, India, for an internship, a city with more people on one street than in the entire town of Inkom, Idaho, was a big step for Ashely Casperson, a Utah State University senior.
Building Landscape Architects in Bengaluru

Building Landscape Architects in Bengaluru

Moving to Bengaluru, India, for an internship, a city with more people on one street than in the entire town of Inkom, Idaho, was a big step for Ashely Casperson, a Utah State University senior.

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Students, professors, and friends of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning recently came together to create a comprehensive plan for the City of Layton during the annual Charrette.
Students and Faculty Work Together for Design Charrette

Students and Faculty Work Together for Design Charrette

Students, professors, and friends of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning recently came together to create a comprehensive plan for the City of Layton during the annual Charrette.