Site plan by Mac Wendling and Si Chen in Associate Professor Katie Kingery-Page's Desgn 1 studio

Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Monday Memo 11.23.15

ANNOUNCEMENTS
The printer in the LARCP Landing Space at APDesign West can be found on the network as HP Color Laser Jet CP2025 dn (F909BD) and installed to LARCP laptops. Please let Jody know if the printer needs paper or cartridges or if any maintenance issues arise. Thank you, Chip, for getting it set up!

Alumni Honorees Danielle Ziegler Hollrah, MRCP, and John Payne, MLA, will be with us Dec 3 and 4. Their agendas are available here: Hollrah agenda and Payne agenda.

If you are using paper TEVALs this semester, please schedule your evaluation time with Jody. 
OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Associate Professors La Barbara Wigfall and Katie Kingery-Page presented "New Kansas Roots for  Students: Building Cultural Competency through the Nicodemus Project" at the 2015 Institute for Student Learning Assessment/Diversity Summit at K-State, Nov. 13. Wigfall and Kingery-Page were joined by RCP alumn, Lauren Garrott and Nicodemus descendent, Johnella Holmes, for this panel presentation.

Associate Professor Katie Kingery-Page presented "Meadow -Thinking" at the Nov. 12 Leonardo Art-Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) hosted by the K-State department of art and held at the Beach Museum.
OF INTEREST
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.

The CLASS Fund Annual Research Award supports a research project related to landscape architecture, horticulture, or landscape.  The Call for Proposals is issued annually and is due Jan. 15. Click here for more information.

The below books are new in Weigel Library and most can be found on the November New Resources shelf.
  • Arts Park - a tour of America's sculpture parks and gardens - Francesca Cigola - NB 1278 .5413 2013
  • Landscape Architecture - an introduction - Robert Holden and Jamie Liversedge - SB 469.37 .H653 2014
  • Landscape Grading: a study guide for the LARE grading examination - Valerie Aymer - SB 469.6 .L36 2010
  • 500x Art in public - Chris van Uffelen - N 8825 .A14 2012
UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEETINGS:

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

EVENTS & DEADLINES
  

NOVEMBER

23-27 Fall Break

DECEMBER

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

22 Fall 2015 term grades for due in KSOL and/or Canvas by 4 pm and in KSIS by 5 pm

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