Professor Winslow and students in LAR438/LAR410 surveying their project site.

Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Monday Memo 10.05.15

ANNOUNCEMENTS
The All University Campaign will host a faculty/staff celebration on Anderson Lawn this Wednesday, Oct 7, 4:30 - 6:30 pm. The first 200 guests receive a special gift!

The landscape architecture  Self-Evaluation Report and Support Materials for the re-accreditation visit is available
in the KSOL LARCP Faculty>Academic Affairs folder. Please review the team's itinerary attached to the Events & Deadlines calendar to ensure that you have your obligations to the team on your calendar. The Portfolio of student work is too large to upload but can be sent to you via Google drive--just ask Jody to share it.

LARCP 2015 interns will make presentations
 about their internship experiences each Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Sept. 15 through Oct. 13 in Seaton 306. Click here  to see the calendar of presenters and their employers. 
OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Assistant Professor Jessica Canfield has successfully completed all sections of the Landscape Architecture Registration Examination. Congratulations, Jessica!

Assistant Professor Huston Gibson was a panel member and session co-chair for " Urban Applications of Phytotechnologies " at the 12th International Phytotechnology Conference in Manhattan, KS, Sept. 27-30.

Associate Professor Lee Skabelund was a panel member and session co-chair for "Urban Applications of Phytotechnologies" and session co-chair for "Risk Exposure and Risk Reduction on Brownfields" at the 12th International Phytotechnology Conference in Manhattan, KS, Sept. 27-30.
OF INTEREST
SCASLA will host Landscapades Saturday, Oct. 31. Join the Chapter for an exciting day of events, including a design charette of Manhattan Pocket Park, pumpkin carving content and dinner with live music at Aggie Station. Click here to view the event poster for more details.

World Planning Schools Congress in 2016 submission deadline is Oct. 5. For detailed information about the conference and how to submit an abstract visit http://www.wpsc2016.com.br.

When the Well Runs Dry  Film screening and commentary by the filmmaker and K- State faculty members, along with audience discussion will take place  Thursday, Oct. 22, 5:30 pm at the Beach Museum  UMB Theater. Click here for more information about the PSI hosted event.

The 12th annual Community Capitals Institute (CCFI) invites abstracts from those interested in presenting a paper, workshop or poster session. The institute will be held from Jan. 5-7, 2016, in Turrialba, Cartago Province, Costa Rica. Click here for more information.

The Kansas Preservation Alliance is hosting the annual Historical Preservation Conference in Manhattan Oct. 7-8Click here for conference information.

The Architects Foundation, the American Institute of Architects, and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture have announced an open Request for Qualifications for ACSA and ASPPH member schools and programs interested in joining the AIA Design & Health Research Consortium. Click here for more information.
UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEETINGS:

Oct. 13-15, 2015
Overland Park, KS
PGASLA Annual Meeting
Oct. 16, 2015
Kansas City, MO
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
March 17-19, 2016
Seattle, WA
March 23-26, 2015
Salt Lake City and Logan, Utah
World Planning Schools Congress
July 3-8, 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

EVENTS & DEADLINES
  

OCTOBER

5 FDA and USRG applications due

9 RCP Faculty Meeting, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Seaton 306, agenda

13-15 Built Environment & Outdoor Summit

22 When the Well Runs Dry screening, UMB Theater, 5:30 pm,  Information

25-28 LAAB Site Visit, itinerary

29 LARCP Faculty Meeting, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Seaton 306

30 BOXhattan

31 Landscapades
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