Click on the images above to view three of the portfolios completed in Associate Professor Katie Kingery-Page's Portfolio Design intersession class.
 
Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Monday Memo 08.08.16

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Please send Jody your lunch order for the August 16 LARCP faculty/staff lunch by August 12
View JP's menu  here .

The Student Access Center has  developed a new help page with step-by-step instructions on how to schedule a test for the SAC to proctor for students who need accommodations. This PowerPoint presentation explains the changes.

Reminder -- Faculty/Staff head shots are scheduled for 10 am on Monday, Aug 15, immediately following the APDesign Faculty/Staff meeting in S63. Those not available at that time will need to visit Communications and Marketing to have a new photo taken.
OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
BOXhattan hosted 31 campers from K-State's Grandparent's University on August 1st. Grandparents and grandchildren were led through the activities by MRCP students Alicia Hunter and Emma Rearick.

Mason Herrman, MRCP 3rd year, will serve as the Student Goverment Association Sustainability Director this year. One of his responsibilities is to chair the Green Action Fund committee.
 
Associate Professor Katie Kingery-Page's paper was accepted for publication in Landscape Research Record.  Co-authors are Abigail Glastetter (MLA '15), Danielle DeOrsey (MLA '15), and associate professor of anthropology Dr. Jessica Falcone. The paper addresses adapting ethnographic methods to participatory design practice.

OF INTEREST
APA-Kansas Chapter Award nominations are due TODAY, August 8. Information is  available here.

Van Alen Institute and AECOM have launched Fair Share, a student competition inviting multidisciplinary teams from around the world to apply the tools and principles of the "sharing economy" to tackle pressing urban challenges. Click here for more details and share with students who may be interested.

The Transportation Research Board Committee on Landscape and Environmental Design (AFB40) is a group of Landscape Architects and other professionals working in the transportation sector. The Committee is concerned with design parameters that relate to protecting, conserving, restoring, and enhancing safe, sustainable, and livable transportation systems, facilities, and their associated environments. Click here for more information.

APA-Kansas members are invited to nominate a person, group, institution, or organization for one of the APA-Kansas Chapter Awards. Click here for more information.

APA has announced its call for proposals for the 2017 National Planning Conference held in New York City next May. Proposals are due August 25. Click here for more information.

The 2017 Garden and Landscape Studies Symposium at Dumbarton Oaks has announced its call for papers for "Landscapes of Pre-Industrial Cities". Click here for more information.
UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEETINGS:

ECLAS Sept. 11-14, 2016 Rapperswill, Switzerland
KS APA Oct. 5-7 Lawrence, KS
ASLA October 21-24, 2016 New Orleans, LA
October 27-30, 2016
Canberra, Australia
ACSP
November 3-6, 2016
Portland, OR

EVENTS & DEADLINES
  
AUGUST


15 APDesign Faculty/Staff Meeting, 9-10:30 am, Seaton 063. Head shots at 10 am

15 APDesign Faculty/Staff Picnic, Anneberg Park

16 All Day Faculty Meeting, JPs, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, draft agenda

17 Sandwich Lunch with PB Students, all faculty

18 LA and RCP Orientation

19 LARCP Faculty/Staff Picnic and Baby Celebration, Rolley/Harms Ridge, 6-8 pm

21 LARCP Studio Check-in, 5-8 pm

22 LARCP Forum and Design Days Kick-Off, K-State Union Flint Hills Room, 2-4 pm

22 APDesign Forum, 4 pm (note change in time), College Photo (4:45 pm) and BBQ (5 pm, by Holtz Hall) following

23 Design Days

SEPTEMBER

5 Labor Day

8 RCP Faculty Meeting, Edmonds Center, 12:30-1:30 pm

12 President General Meyers and Provost Mason visit APDesign

14 Gary Hiderbrand, LA Distinguished Lecture, Forum Hall, 4 pm

15 LARCP Faculty Meeting, Chang Gallery, 12:30-1:30 pm

OCTOBER

5-7 KS APA Conference, Lawrence, KS
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