Neal Heidt, MLA 4th year, proposal for Sunset Zoo from Associate Professor Howard Hahn's Advanced Design Studio. Image was created in LumenRT.
 
Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Student Connection 02.12.16

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Professor Lee Skabelund will present LARCP's first colloquium of the semester TODAY at 4:30 pm at APDWest. He will be discussing his sabbatical during the Spring 2015 semester.  Professor Skabelund's sabbatical time in Manhattan, Kansas focused on collaboratively framing research questions related to long-term observations of the KSU Upper Seaton Hall Green Roof, then seeking to address those questions by collecting additional data then analyzing that data.

Free professional head shot photographs will be  taken at APDWest on Wednesday,  February 17th, between 9 am and 5 pm . This opportunity is open to all students, faculty and staff.
ADVISOR'S CORNER
Three opportunities for you to submit work to ASLA competitions are coming up.
Don't miss these chances to let your light shine. Talk with faculty or Stephanie if you have any questions about how to prepare your materials for entry.

ASLA Central States Awards: February 19 entry deadline
PGASLA Awards: deadline to be announced, watch for more information
National ASLA Student Awards : May 13 entry deadline
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Agriculture Preservation and Open Space District, Assistant and Associate Planner, Information

CECD, Project Coordinator, Information

City of Manhattan, GIS Intern, Information

Lawrence Group, Landscape Designer/Architect, Information

Fallingwater,  Landscape Architect Internship,  Information

MTC, Assistant/Associate Planner Analysts,  Information 

The City of Houston Planning & Development Department, Planner and Associate Planner, Information

The Mercer Society, Seeds for the Future Internship,  Information

Resources for Community Development, Community Development Manager, 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.

The Department for Continuing Education at the University of Oxford is accepting applications for a fully-funded scholarship to undertake the part-time Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in Sustainable Urban Development. Click here for more information.

The APA Sustainable Communities Division is welcoming submissions for its first ever student essay contest. The contest aims to recognize and foster the academic excellence of university students pursuing studies in fields related to sustainable community planning. Click here  for more information.

The Office of Undergraduate Research & Creativity Inquiry is accepting applications for its research and travel awards. Deadline for Summer 2016 is Feb 15 and deadline for Fall 2016 is April 18. Click here for more information.

The Center for Urban Sustainability at the University of Nebraska at Omaha is hosting the 2016
Great Plains Low Impact Development (LID) Research & Innovation Symposium in the UNO
Community Engagement Center on March 7-9, 2016. Click here for more information.

The APA Technology Division is hosting a competition for students to design a planning app to be featured at the national conference in Phoenix April 2-5. Deadline is Feb 17. Click here for more information.
CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Assistant Professor Greg Newmark received an Open/Alternative Textbook award. The $5,000 award will support development of an electronic textbook for PLAN 315.
APDPro Events
Tuesday, February 16
Design Expo Prep - APDPro: Portfolio & Resume Critiques
5:30-7:30 pm, APDWest
Get prepared for Design Expo, or just improve your portfolio. Portfolios will be critiqued by 5th year students. Faculty will be available to answer quick questions. While you wait for your portfolio to be critiqued, Career & Employment Services can review your resume. This event will fulfill a Special Topic or Transition to Career requirement.
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 Alliance 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.

The  School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) and the School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) at UBC are jointly organizing an international symposium titled Re-Imagining Urban Form and Policy in a Global Economy - The (Im)possibility of Design between March 9-11, 2016. Click here  for more information.

Engage with Dutch planners and engineers about bicycle-focused design philosophies through the IBPI and Portland State University two-week study abroad course. Click here for more information.

Save the Date for the KC APA Internship Fair Friday, April 8 from 1-4 pm at UMKC Campus.

Mid-Continent Regional Science Association has announced a student paper competition for its June 9-11 conference in Charlotte, North Carolina. Click here for more information.

The next Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit will be Friday, March 18 at Rutgers-Newark (NJ).  Up to 250 key influencers from the fields of physical development, economic development, urban planning and design, and arts and heritage are expected to participate. Click here for more information.

The Snyder Fellows Program is now accepting applications. The program is a leadership development opportunity for undergraduate students who will be entering their final year at K-State during the 2016-2017 academic year. Applications are due Feb 26. Click here for more information.

A four day intensive Community Engaged Research Institute will be hosted by the UC Santa Cruz's Center for Collaborative Research for an Equitable California, Everett Program, Center for Labor Studies and Blum Center June 26-30. Click here for more information.
UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEETINGS:

March 17-19, 2016
Seattle, WA
March 23-26, 2016
Salt Lake City and Logan, Utah

April 22-23, 2016
Public lecture Friday evening, walking tour and awards lunch on Saturday
Manhattan, KS
June 1-4, 2016
Chicago, IL
June 13-17, 2016
Rome, Italy
July 3-8, 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sept 11-14, 2016
Rapperswill, Switzerland
ASLA Oct 21-24, 2016 New Orleans, LA

EVENTS & DEADLINES
  

FEBRUARY

12  LARCP Colloquium ,  APDesign  West, 4:30pm

15-17-19  Master's Project and Report Mid Crits, open to all, see schedule posted outside of Seaton 306.

29 Thomas Woltz, LA Distinguished Lecture, Forum Hall, 4:00 pm

 
APRIL

8  KC APA Internship Fair, 1-4 pm, UMKC Campus
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