See what the Italian Studies group has been doing on their south trip at https://youtu.be/Fhoe7-GK8qQ
 
Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Student Connection 02.26.16

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Make plans now to attend the LA Distinguished Lecture by Thomas Woltz, Monday, Feb 29 at 4 pm in the Little Theater -- Please note change of location. Invite others from across campus and the community--this will be an excellent presentation! Woltz is the owner of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects. He was named the Design Innovator of the Year by the Wall Street Journal Magazine in 2013. In 2011, he was invested into the American Society of Landscape Architects Council of Fellows, among the highest honors achieved in the profession.

Don't miss the chance to network with industry professionals at the 2016 Design Expo Friday, March 4! The Expo will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn & Convention Center from 10 am - 3 pm. Buses will be running between the Hilton, campus and APDWest. Check out what firm's will be attending, along with who will be conducting same day interviews.

EDSA is offering a spring break hand graphics workshop series  at their Fort Lauderdale office February 29 and March 7, 14, 21 and 28. This is a great opportunity with limited availability -- respond today if you want to participate to  mmarcano@edsaplan.com .
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
AAF Center for Design & the City, Spring/Summer intern, Information


CHS Consulting Group, Transportation Planners, Information

City of Clayton's Planning Department, Full-time summer intern,  Information

DHM Design, Summer Internship, Landscape Architecture Information, Information

Garden Club of Virginia, Paid Summer Research Fellowships, Information

HDR Architecture Chicago, Internship,  Information

NYC Transit & NYC Metro North Commuter, Project Manager, Information

Purdue University Extension, Community Planning Extension Specialist,  Information

RDg Planning & Design, Entry level position, Contact Cary Thomsen at  cthomsen@rdgusa.com if interested

Smart Growth America, Program Associate,  Information

ULI, Summer Interns, 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 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 Friends of the Sunset Zoo, and its Conversation Team, are now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Conservation Scholar program. Click here for more information.
CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Assistant Professor Brent Chamberlain presented  Simulation and Representation for Design Inquiry at the February 18 Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous at the Beach Museum of Art.

Associate Professor Lorn Clement will present  Lessons from Shared Learning at the National Conference on the Beginning Design Student at University of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, California, February 25. Co-authors are Associate Professor Katrina Lewis, IAPD, and Associate Professor Katie Kingery-Page.

Assistant Huston Gibson and Associate Professor LaBarbara Wigfall's essayHow Place Influences Popular Culture: Finding Meaning in Creative Media, has been published in the online journal, The Urban Gaze,  available here.

Professor and Department Head Stephanie Rolley was invited to serve as an external reviewer of the landscape architecture program at the University of Arkansas, February 22-26.
OF INTEREST
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 TOMORROW, 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.

Global Food Systems Research Science Communication Workshops for Graduate Students and Post-Doctoral Researchers  (joint effort of Beach Museum of Art, PSI, Office of Vice President for Research, and LARCP):

Special Presentations for Undergraduate Audiences 
March 3, 2016 4:00 p.m. Beach Museum of Art, UMB auditorium Refreshments will be served. Please contact the museum if you intend to bring a class or large group.

Open to Public 
Global Food Systems Research Science Communication Symposium April 28, 2016 2:00 p.m. Presentations by graduate students and post-doctoral research team members 4:30 p.m. Keynote talk by artist and National Geographic photo-essayist Jim Richardson on the Origins of Agriculture Beach Museum of Art, UMB auditorium.

The ASCP 56th Annual Conference will take place Nov 3-6 in Portland, OR. The theme is  Planning: Practice, Pedagogy, and Place. Click here to view the call for papers.

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo is now accepting applications for the fifth class of Empire State Fellows.  The two-year Empire State Fellows Program is a full-time leadership training program that prepares a new generation of leaders for policy-making roles in New York State government, and encourages professionals from underrepresented groups to join the Governor in creating a new New York. Click here for more information.

The KS APA Spring 2016 Symposium, hosted by the  City of Wichita, will take place  Friday,  April 22.  This all day event, from 8 am  to 4 pm  (lunch will be at the food trucks in the pop-up park!) will include a bike tour. There will also be an evening reception for those who wish to stay. APA KS will reimburse any student travelers for gas money (as long as they carpool with a minimum of 3 in a vehicle). 
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
KS APA Symposium
April 22, 2016
Wichita, 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
Nov 3-6, 2016 Portland, OR

EVENTS & DEADLINES
  

FEBRUARY

29 Thomas Woltz, LA Distinguished Lecture, Little Theater, 4 pm

March

3 Global Food Systems Research Science Communication Workshops, Special Presentations for Undergraduate Audiences, UMB auditorium, 4 pm
 
APRIL

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

22 KS APA Symposium, Wichita

28 Global Food Systems Research Science Communication Workshops, Symposium, UMB auditorium, 2 pm
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