Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Monday Memo 04.27.15 

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Founder of Hopista roadside ridesharing projectJenny O'Brien, will be presenting "Ridesharing Revolution: Hitchhiking Goes High-Tech" at the LARCP spring colloquium on Friday, May 1 at 4:30 pm in 106c.

What's going to happen next year? Where will classes be? S tudents who will be enrolled in the MRCP or MLA programs have been invited to come to a Move Meeting, have some pizza and find out about the plans for next year. Please attend and be ready to share, briefly, information about classes you teach next Fall:

Friday, May 1, RCP Student and Faculty Move Meeting, noon - 1 pm, Seaton 106c, pizza and information about next year

Monday, May 4, LA Student and Faculty Move Meeting, noon - 1 pm, Seaton 106c, pizza and information about next year
OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Nicholas Mercado, MLA 5th year, won Best in Color in the APDesign Delineation Competition.

Associate Professor Jason Brody
was named the APDesign Professor of the Year by K-State Housing and Dining. 

LAR 442 Spring 2014 received a Central States ASLA Merit Award in Oklahoma City, Okla. on April 24 for the Envisioning Better Blocks for St. Joe class project, available here . MLA student Erin Wilson prepared the competition entry for the class.  Associate Professor Blake Belanger and Assistant Professor Alpa Nawre were the studio instructors. 

Assistant Professor Brent Chamberlain presented "A Spatially Explicit Analysis of Ecosystem Services in Clayoquot Sound, BC" at the Association of American Geographers 2015 Annual Meeting Conference on April 22.

Assistant Professor Brent Chamberlain presented an invited talk on "Computational Models for the Management of Landscape Character" at  Argonne National Laboratory on April 23 .

Associate Professor Howard Hahn led 12 Boy Scouts through the Landscape Architecture Merit Badge during the K-State Merit Badge Conference on April 25.

Assistant Professor Huston Gibson and colleagues in the MS Community Development Great Plains Idea consortium received the "Capping the Stone Award" for their work on the MS CD assessment rubric and report. The award was given on March 30 at the annual GP IDEA meeting held in Omaha, NE.
OF INTEREST
Four Grant Writer's Workbooks  are available on reserve in Weigel Library. There workbooks specific to NIH, NSF and USDA/NIFA as well as one on successful proposals to any agency.

All courses must be moved to K-State Online powered by Canvas by December 31, 2015. Please take advantage of the one-on-one training and help opportunities now. To learn about Canvas training, view the training page of the Canvas website here.

Ryadi Adityavarman and Lorn Clement have secured funding for three design drawing workshops in the fall semester of 2015. Click here  for more information.
UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEETINGS:
 
PGASLA Awards Gala May 8, 2015 Kansas City, MO
PGASLA+Manhattan Lunch and Learn May 11, 2015 Manhattan, KS
APA Quad-States Meeting Oct 21-23, 2015 Kansas City, MO
ACSP Meeting Oct 23-24, 2015 Houston, TX
ASLA Meeting Nov 7-9, 2015 Chicago, IL

EVENTS & DEADLINES

APRIL

 

30 LARCP Faculty Meeting, agenda

 

MAY

 

1 RCP Move Meeting, noon- 1 pm, 106c, pizza provided

 

Jenny O'Brien LARCP Colloquium, 106c, 4:30 pm, 106c

 

1 Ice Cream Social

 

4 LA Move Meeting, noon - 1  pm, 106c, pizza provided

 

5 College Faculty Meeting, 104, 10:30 - 11:30 am

 

7 LA Meeting

 

8 Last day of classes

 

14 LARCP End of Year Faculty Meeting, 8:30 am - noon, lunch will be served at the meeting conclusion

Note: this replaces the RCP Faculty Meeting

 

16 Commencement 

 

Week of the 18th End of year LARCP Faculty meeting, date TBD

 

May 22 Faculty offices ready for move

 

May 26 1st day of Summer Studio


 

Aug 18 All day LARCP Faculty Meeting

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