This had to be record K-State LARCP attendance at the ASLA 2015 Alumni Tailgate! It was a great place to be a Wildcat!

Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Monday Memo 11.09.15

The LARCP Department is now on Instagram! Follow and tag us in posts at @KStateLARCP and use #LARCP.

Please consider giving to the All-University Campaign by the Friday, November 13, deadline. Thank you to all who have given! To give, you may use the packet you received in campus mail or donate at  Just click on our college name and you may select the LA or RCP Excellence Fund. Information about APDesign-brand gifts and the college outdoor ping pong table incentive is available here
K-State has become the first bike friendly university in Kansas! Congrats to our student Doug May, who is an intern with MPO he prepared the application and spent a lot of time collecting data. Click here to read more.

Assistant Professor Jessica Canfield was honored as  " Professor  of   the   Week " at the K-State Men's basketball game on Nov. 6. This  recognition comes from  is  Faculty  Senate. 

Assistant Professor Jessica Canfield presented " Outside the Box: A Look at the Profession of Landscape Architecture"  to Manhattan High School students as part of the K-State  Presidential  Lecture Series on Nov. 6.

Katie Leise, MLA '15, was honored as the KSU Olmsted Scholar at the Landscape Architecture Foundation Olmsted Scholars Luncheon and LAF Benefit.

Professor and Department Head Stephanie Rolley participated in the Landscape Architecture Foundation Board meeting, Nov 4 and 5 in Chicago.

Professors Chamberlain, Hahn, Rolley and Winslow and 20+ students represented LARCP  at the national ASLA meeting in Chicago.

Green Action Fund proposals are due November 20. Proposal requirements and information about the fund are available here

ASLA Central States 2016 is calling for papers. The submission deadline is Nov. 20. Click here for more information.

The 53rd IMCL Conference on Caring for Our Common Home: Sustainable, Just Cities & Settlements, to take place in Rome, Italy, June 13-17, 2016. Click here for call for papers and here for the design awards competition.

The 46th Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society will be held in  Chicago, June 9-11, 2016. For more information, contact Ulrich Mueller, email UMUELLER@UVIC.CA.

The North Central Regional Center for Rural Development ( NCRCRD ) at Michigan State University announced a competition for seed grants aimed at enhancing the ability of Land Grant institutions to positively influence the quality of life in rural areas of the twelve-state North Central region of the United States. Click here for more information.

March 17-19, 2016
Seattle, WA
March 23-26, 2015
Salt Lake City and Logan, Utah
PGASLA Awards 
Public lecture Friday evening,  Walking tour and awards lunch on Saturday
April 23-24, 2015 Manhattan, KS
World Planning Schools Congress
July 3-8, 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sept. 11-14, 2016
Rapperswill, Switzerland



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

12 Jim Richards, Drawing Workshop, 4 pm, Hale Hemisphere Library

12-13 Jim Richards, Studio Visits

14 Jim Richards, Drawing Workshop

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

23-27 Fall Break


3-4 Alumni Honorees

3  no LA Faculty Meeting

7  Holiday Treats for Students

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

11 Last Day of Classes

16 APDesign Holiday Party

Prairie Studies Initiative
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