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Pictures of the Meadow during a work day on June 27. Photos taken by Brianna Sprague
Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
MONDAY MEMO 07.21.14
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Sorry you missed Visions in the Ville on Friday? The project will be presented to the Manhattan City Commission at 5 pm, Tues, July 22 in the City Commission room in City Hall. You can also watch on Cox cable channel 3.
K-State's Grandparents University is participating in Boxhattan today. You can stop by and see the fun in Seaton 106c. Thank you to Jonathan Knight, MRCP '12 and new MLA student, for leading the event and MRCP students Everett Haynes, Amelia Lewis and Kathryn Rush for assisting.
A listing of grant opportunities relevant to LARCP work is available in the KSOL LARCP Faculty>Faculty Affairs>Faculty RSCA folder. Thank you to Dede Brokesh for compiling this valuable resource! You are welcome to make additions to the file.
Please help us prepare for the LA 50th Celebration
by filling in the timeline outside of Courtney's office (303g).
OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Assistant Professor Alpa Nawre has a chapter 'Managing Water in the Land of the Asian Monsoons: A planning Alternative for Naya Raipur, India' in the peer-reviewed publication 'European and Asian Sustainable Towns' (ed. Pascaline Gaborit) PIE Peter Lang, Brussels. Publication available here.
Brent Chamberlain presented "A New Visibility Analysis Toolset" under the The Socio/Human Factor in Design session at  the ESRI International User Conference in San Diego on July 16.

Assistant Professor Huston Gibson will be presenting "Small Town Parks as Community Cultivators: A Study into the Dynamics of Social Space in Rural KS" at the 2014 CDS Annual Conference. The presentation is based on the work Professors Beamish, Canfield and Gibson did with their respective two courses in Jetmore.

Associate Professor Lee Skabelund will be hosting a tour of the International Student Center rain gardens for the Junior Explorers on July 23.
OF INTEREST
The family of John Wilhm, MRCP '72, established the John Wilhm Memorial Fund, M47059, with the Kansas State University Foundation, honoring John's dedication to the department as an adjunct faculty member and recipient of our college's Distinguished Service Award.
The Planning and Law Division of the American Planning Association has announced that it is accepting application submissions from planning students and law students for its 2014-15 Daniel J. Curtin, Jr. Fellowship. Click here for the application.
Judson Gladin, BLA '06, and Kurth Lancaster, BLA '03,recently received their Kansas Certificate of Licensure for Landscape Architecture.
The FHMPO is in the process of developing the region's first long-range transportation plan called the Flint Hills Transportation Plan.This multimodal effort will take about 18 months and will heavily rely on public input. There will be two meetings open to the public.

WedSept 244:30-7:30 pmManhattan City Commission Room
WedSept 244:30-7:30 pmCL Hoover Opera House in Junction City
 
MANHATTAN COMPREHENSIVE PLAN 
UPDATE PROJECT MEETING DATES
Thurs Sept 115:30-7 pm, City Commission Room 
Thurs Nov 205:30-7 pm, City Commission Room 
Thurs Jan 155:30-7 pm, City Commission Room
 
FUTURE KEY DEPARTMENT DATES 
Aug 18APDesign Faculty Meeting
Aug 18LARCP Faculty Meeting
Aug 186:00 pm LARCP Faculty/Staff Family Picnic
Aug 21Faculty Lunch with Incoming PB Students 
Aug 258:30 am Design Days Union Big 12 Room--all faculty and students attend
Oct 1
LA Distinguished Lecture, Shannon Nichol,  Little Theatre
Oct 2-3  Kansas APA in Wichita
Oct 7-9  Xtreme LA with Landscape Forms 
Oct 19-22 MRCP Re-Accreditation Visit 
Oct 23
RCP Distinguished Lecture, Julie Campoli, Hemisphere Room in Hale Library
Oct 30-Nov 2 ACSP in Philadelphia 
Nov 7-8 LA 50th Anniversary Celebration 
Nov 13-14  APDesign Research Forum 
Nov 21-25 ASLA meeting in Denver

DEADLINES & EVENTS
UPCOMING EVENTS
 
Sept 17-18   Built Environment and the Outdoors Summit, Information 

 

Oct 1   LA Distinguished Lecture, Shannon Nichol, Little Theatre 

 

Oct 2-3   KS APA in Wichita, Information 
UPCOMING DEADLINES
 
Wed Oct 1   APDesign Research Symposium Abstracts due
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Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66505