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  • Evocative Luminance

    THE ILLUMINATING ENGINEERING SOCIETY OF NEW YORK'S (IESNY) 8TH ANNUAL NYC STUDENT LIGHTING COMPETITION invited students of interior design, engineering, architecture, lighting, and art to participate in and explore how light can be used to activate an emotion or rekindle a memory, hence the title...

  • Lightfair Starts Student Outreach Program in Las Vegas

    Lightfair is introducing a program that will give full-time students free registration for the exhibit hall and discounts on seminars. Students will also be able to volunteer in exchange for free seminars and courses at the show. Contact Brianne Jones for more information at

  • IALD's DC Chapter Hosts Happy Hour

    The IALD's Washington, D.C., chapter is hosting a social happy hour on Thursday, April 3, 2008 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Illuminations in Georgetown, located at 3323 Cady's Alley. As a special feature, local student-designed lighting fixtures will be displayed, and the students will be on...

  • Corcoran Student Wins Lighting Competition

    A competition organized by Corcoran College of Art and Design instructor Andrea Hartranft, senior associate with C.M. Kling & Associates in Alexandria, Va., for her fall 2007 lighting design class has yielded dividends for the student whose design was selected as the winner—Amanpreet Birgisson.

  • RBT Student Light Fixture Competition

    It seems fitting that a design competition open to college students should focus on a dorm room. That was the challenge of the 2007 Robert Bruce Thompson Student Light Fixture Competition—to create an attractive, durable dorm room light fixture to address students' general living and study needs.

  • Outside Is Inside

    Exploring lighting's impact on the spatial parameters of an elevator cab was the focus of this studio at the University of Applied Sciences in Bochum, Germany. 

  • 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.

  • Educational Beginnings

  • 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...

  • Student Houses Test Solar Technologies

    From Oct. 12 to Oct. 20 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) held its 2007 Solar Decathlon student competition on the grounds of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. During the nine-day event the performance and design of the 20 teams' solar-powered houses were judged across 10 categories:...