3rd year MLA students presented their final site design for a new daycare facility to members of Manhattan's First Christian Church congregation in December. The project was a collaboration between Professor Winslow's Design Implementation class and Assistant Professor Canfield's Planting Design studio.
 
Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Student Connection 01.08.16

ANNOUNCEMENTS


Welcome back! Seaton Hall is buzzing with construction activity and the faculty and staff are busy preparing for the first day of classes. Here are a few announcements to start of the semester:

 

The Commerce Bank Undergraduate Teaching Award is one of the top teaching awards at Kansas State.  Student nominations are highly valued and I urge you to nominate a faculty member who has inspired you. The first step in the process is for you to provide Lisa Shubert, lisash@ksu.edu, with your Notice of Intent to Nominate by Wednesday, January 13. The full nomination package is due January 27. For specific information, including faculty who are not eligible due to prior awards, click here.

 

New semester, new work space! The new semester gives you an opportunity to move to a new studio desk. When APDWest opens on Wednesday, January 13, you will find a brightly colored piece of paper tags on each desk indicating availability. You may find a note indicating that you must select a different desk. The east end of the LARCP space will be home to architecture students. APDWest space has been reallocated, reflecting student numbers for the spring semester. Prime real estate opened up as 4th year students packed up to leave campus and there are excellent work spaces available. Desks may be claimed, first come, by writing your name on the piece of paper. Selections must be made and your materials moved by 5:00 pm, Tuesday, January 19.

 

Please let me, Jody and Rachel know if you have any questions or need assistance as the semester begins.

               ~Stephanie


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas CityResearch Associate - Regional Affairs, Information

Conservation Design Forum, Summer Internship, Information

EDSA, Summer Internship, Information

SWA, Summer Internship, Information

Sasaki Associates, Summer Internship, Information
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
The ASLA Council of Fellows offers three scholarships annually to ASLA student members who are third, fourth, or fifth-year undergraduates in Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB) accredited programs of landscape architecture. Click here for more information.

The Holzheimer Memorial Student Scholarship for Economic Development Planning is sponsored by the American Planning Association's Economic Development Division. Click here for application and here for more information.
OF INTEREST
Futura 2016 "New Data for Better Transportation Planning" will be held February 7-10 in Palm Spring, CA. Click here for more information.

The Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Minnesota will host a summer institute "Grasping Water: Rivers and Human Systems in China, Africa and North America" June 13-17. Application forms for participation are due on January 15. Click here for more information. 

The International Conference on Transport and Health (ICTH) will be held in San Jose, California (USA), 13-15 June 2016. Abstract submission closes Jan. 17, 11:59 p.m. EST. Click here for more information.

The Aliance for Historic Landscape Preservation 38th Annual Meeting will be held in Chicago, June 1-4, 2016. Abstracts are due March 3, 2016. Click here for the call for abstracts.

ASLA's call for presentations for the 2016 Annual Meeting has been announced. The deadline for education session proposals is January 28, 2016 and
UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEETINGS:

March 17-19, 2016
Seattle, WA
March 23-26, 2016
Salt Lake City and Logan, Utah
PGASLA Awards 
Public lecture Friday evening, w alking tour and awards lunch on Saturday
April 23-24, 2016 Manhattan, KS
Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation
June 1-4, 2016
Chicago, IL
IMCL Conference
June 13-17, 2016
Rome, Italy
July 3-8, 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sept. 11-14, 2016
Rapperswill, Switzerland
ASLA October 21-24, 2016 New Orleans, LA

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