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  • Fluke Awards Grants to 20 Schools

    Fluke, a manufacturer of handheld electronic testing and measurement equipment, has awarded grants to 20 U.S. colleges, universities, and training programs through its Fluke Education Grant Program. Schools were chosen by a committee of electronics professionals who examined their educational...

  • Besal Fund Alumni Invited to Lunch

    Alumni of the Besal Lighting Education Fund are invited to a Lightfair keynote luncheon on May 26, 2008, to celebrate the Fund's 25th anniversary. For complete details and to RSVP, visit

  • LCA Offers New Lighting Course

    The Lighting Controls Association has added a new, free online lighting course to its extensive offerings. "EE204 Hi-Bay Lighting Upgrades" is offered in three short learning modules: Fluorescent Systems for Hi-Bay Applications, Pulse-Start Metal Halide Systems for Hi-Bay Applications, and Control...

  • Response to the Nov/Dec 2007 Education Issue

  • IALD Education Trust Lighting Education Program Survey

    The lighting education program survey is one of the IALD Education Trust's many initiatives. The 11 programs included in the survey signal the increased awareness of lighting design and the demand for substantive academic programs to educate and train the next generation of lighting design...

  • How Do You Educate For Lighting?

    There are many ways in which an individual can arrive at the practice of lighting design. For some it is borne out of architectural study and training. For others it is an engineering path, and yet still there are those individuals who discover lighting through artistic pursuits. The question then...

  • 125th Anniversary Gala

    In May 2006, Linnaea Tillett was approached by Mark Wigley, dean of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP), who was interested in Tillett designing the light installation for Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture's 125th Anniversary Gala.

  • Lighting Education Centers

    Manufacturers through their corporate lighting centers and online course offerings provide valuable educational resources at the professional level, reaching an audience well beyond just that of the lighting community.

  • Lighting Competitions, Scholarships, and Grants

    Although lighting is a specialized field, there is a generous offering of student lighting design competitions, as well as awards, scholarships, and grants for students and educators alike that facilitate a variety of educational opportunities.

  • LRC Awards ASSIST Scholarship

    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Lighting Research Center (LRC) has awarded its 2007-08 ASSIST Scholarship to Tianming Dong, a third-year Ph.D. student at the LRC. ASSIST (Alliance for Solid-State Illumination Systems and Technologies) is a consortium of researchers, manufacturers, and government...