See what the Italian Studies group has been doing on their south trip at https://youtu.be/Fhoe7-GK8qQ
 
Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Monday Memo 02.22.16

ANNOUNCEMENTS
I am out of the office this week, working from Arizona and then traveling to the University of Arkansas to conduct an external review of the landscape architecture program. I can respond to e-mail at the beginning of the week but not on Thursday and Friday. Please let me know if you are submitting a FDA or USRG application (if you haven't already). I will appreciate a draft of your application by noon on Friday. As always, I welcome draft text addressing the significance of your proposal to your career, the university and others. 
                                                                                     - Stephanie

Make plans now for your classes to attend the LA Distinguished Lecture by Thomas Woltz, next Monday, February 29, 4:00 pm, Forum Hall. Invite others from across campus and the community--this will be an excellent presentation!
OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Assistant Professor Brent Chamberlain presented Simulation and Representation for Design Inquiry at the February 18 Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous at the Beach Museum of Art.

Associate Professor Lorn Clement will present Lessons from Shared Learning at the National Conference on the Beginning Design Student at University of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, California, February 25. Co-authors are Associate Professor Katrina Lewis, IAPD, and Associate Professor Katie Kingery-Page.

Assistant Huston Gibson and Associate Professor LaBarbara Wigfall's essay, How Place Influences Popular Culture: Finding Meaning in Creative Media, has been published in the online journal, The Urban Gaze, available here.

Professor and Department Head Stephanie Rolley was invited to serve as an external reviewer of the landscape architecture program at the University of Arkansas, February 22-26.

available here 
OF INTEREST
The next Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit will be Friday, March 18 at Rutgers-Newark (NJ). Up to 250 key influencers from the fields of physical development, economic development, urban planning and design, and arts and heritage are expected to participate. Click here for more information.

A four day intensive Community Engaged Research Institute will be hosted by the UC Santa Cruz's Center for Collaborative Research for an Equitable California, Everett Program, Center for Labor Studies and Blum Center June 26-30.  Click here  for more information.

The KS APA Spring 2016 Symposium, hosted by the City of Wichita, will take place Friday, April 22. This all day event, from 8am to 4pm (lunch will be at the food trucks in the popup park!) will include a bike tour. There will also be an evening reception for those who wish to stay. APA KS will reimburse any student travelers for gas money (as long as they carpool with a minimum of 3 in a vehicle).
UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEETINGS:

March 17-19, 2016
Seattle, WA
March 23-26, 2016
Salt Lake City and Logan, Utah
APA
April 2-5, 2016 Phoenix, AZ
April 7-8, 2016 Stillwater, OK
PGASLA Awards 
Public lecture Friday evening,  Walking tour and awards lunch on Saturday
April 22-23, 2016 Manhattan, KS
Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation
June 1-4, 2016
Chicago, IL
IMCL Conference
June 13-17, 2016
Rome, Italy
International Conference on Transport and Health June 13 - 15, 2016 San Jose, CA
July 3-8, 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sept. 11-14, 2016
Rapperswill, Switzerland
ASLA October 21-24, 2016 New Orleans, LA

EVENTS & DEADLINES
  
FEBRUARY 

25 No LARCP Faculty Meeting

27  Students' Progressive Dinner, starts at 5:30 pm. 


29 Thomas Woltz, LA Distinguished Lecture, 4 pm, Forum Hall,

MARCH

3 LA Faculty Meeting, 12:30-1:30 pm, Edmond's Conference Room

9-12
   2nd yr LA Boston Field Trip
   LARCP Portland Field Trip

10 No RCP Faculty Meeting--postponed to March 31

17 No LARCP Faculty Meeting

21 Matt Wetli, RCP Distinguished Lecture, 4 pm, Forum Hall

24 No LARCP Faculty Meeting  

31 RCP Faculty Meeting, 12;30-1:30, Edmond's Conference Room
 
APRIL

8  KC APA Internship Fair, 1-4 pm, UMKC Campus
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