Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Monday Memo 03.02.15 

Four RCP faculty candidates will interview on campus Tuesday, March 3 - Friday, March 6. All LARCP faculty should attend the candidate presentations,11:05 am -12:00 pm, and the candidate discussions with LARCP faculty, 1:30-2:15 pm each day. Both events will take place in 106c. Please encourage all students to attend. Candidate materials and itineraries are available in the LARCP Faculty>Faculty Affairs>RCP Faculty Search 2015 folder on KSOL. 

The KS APA Symposium will be held in Manhattan on March 6. The symposium is open to the public and deadline to register for the symposium is March 2. For questions or information on how to register call Erin Ollig at (913) 961-1952 or email at

Interdisciplinary STEM-related presentations
from K-State artists and scientists to be held in Willard Hall 114, March 5, 6-9pm.
 For more information, see the flyer here.
Glen Jarrett, MLA 5th year, and Aaron Bisch, IAPD student, have been awarded $1,000 from the new Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Small Grant Program. 

Assistant Professor Katie Kingery-Page and Department Head Stephanie Rolley assisted with facilitation of a visioning session for the K-State Prairie Studies Initiative on February 24. 
ACSP 55th Annual Conference Call for Papers, Justice and the City: (Re)Examining the Past to Create the Future, closes on March 6, 3:00 amEST, information is available here

Read the latest blog post on the Meadow featuring photos and questions that were gathered during the 50th anniversary here.

The Call for Abstracts for the Society for Ecological Restoration's 6th World Conference has been extended until Feb 28, 2015. You may submit abstracts  here. The conference theme is Resilient Ecosystems: Restoring the Urban, the Rural, and the Wild. The conference will take place August 23-27 in Manchester UK.

Dr. Jeff Rosen, from the Higher Learning Commission, will be speaking in the Hemisphere Room on March 5 at 2:30 pm. His topic will be "National Trends in Higher Education Accreditation" - including topics such as credit for prior learning, portfolios, international baccalaureate, AP credit, concurrent enrollment and others.

KS APA SymposiumMar 6, 2015Manhattan, KS
CELAMar 24-28, 2015Manhattan, KS
GP IDEA ConferenceMar 30-31, 2015Omaha, NE
CECD SymposiumApr 7, 2015Manhattan, KS
APAApr 18-22, 2015Seattle, WA
ASLA Central StatesApr 22-24, 2015Oklahoma City, OK
APA Quad-States MeetingOct 21-23, 2015Kansas City, MO
ACSP MeetingOct 23-24, 2015Houston, TX
ASLA MeetingNov 7-9, 2015Chicago, IL




2 FDA and USRG applications due

3 RCP Faculty Search Interviews:
11:05 am, Presentations, Seaton 106c
1:30 pm, Faculty Discussion, Seaton 106c

Tuesday: Shima Hamidi
Wednesday: Greg Newmark
Thursday: Louis Merlin
Friday: Ehab Diab

5 No LA Faculty Meeting
6 KS APA Symposium, Manhattan, KS 


9-13 Master's Report Substantial Completion Reviews


9 Design Expo, Alumni Center, 10-3 pm


9 Design Expo, Same day interviews, 3-7 pm


10 Design Expo, Next day Interviews


11-13 Field Trips 2nd Year NB MLA, Boston, MA MLA/MRCP Portland,  OR


12 In-gallery programming featuring artists from K-State


23 Michael Bender and Meghann Day, IAPD Lecture, Hale Library Hemisphere Room, 4 pm


24 K-State Spotlight, Katie Kingery-Page, Why We Need the Landscape Idea in Public Schools, Forum Hall, 7-10 pm


24-28 CELA 2015, K-State



3 LARCP Colloquium, Andrea Hansen 


8 Katie Kingery-Page speaking at the Cultural Studies Interdisciplinary Research Group, Hale Library - Hemisphere Room, 5:30 pm

11 K-State APDesign Open House, 9 am - 3 pm


13, 15, 17 Master's Report Final Defense Presentations


15-17 Alumni Fellow, John Norris visiting

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Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66505