Associate Professor Katie Kingery-Page's LAR 442 studio toured the Seaton Expansion and Enhancement project.
 
Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Student Connection 03.11.16

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Wherever you are this spring break--spending time with family and friends, traveling to new places or catching up on school work--I wish you a safe and rejuvenating break! Please make plans now to be in Forum Hall on Monday, March 21, when Matt Wetli delivers the RCP Distinguished Lecture at 4:00 pm. ~Stephanie
 
Spring is approaching and the Meadow even has shoots from some of the cool season plants!  There will be a volunteer morning,  Sat, March  12, 10 am-noon. Come out to help out!  This workday is a raking day--many light duty tasks so it should be fun. Bring a soft leaf rake if you have one.  Varsity donuts for the first 10 volunteers.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
buildingcommunityWORKSHOP, Design Associate, Information

Design Workshop, Summer Internship, Deadline March 25, Information

Development Strategies, Document Manager/Graphic Designer,  Information

Office of James Burnett, Part-time and full-time landscape architecture internships, Information

RDG Planning & Design, Summer Internship in Des Moines and Omaha office, Send your portfolio to Cary Thomsen if you are interested at  cthomsen@rdgusa.com

SWT Design, Summer Internship, Information

Pitkin County Open Space and Trails, CO, Summer Internship, Information

In addition to the positions posted in the LARCP Student Connection, the K-State Career and Employment Services has posted a number of positions. You can see a summary of their listings here.
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
The Congress for the New Urbanism DC Chapter (CNUdc) is pleased to announce it will award scholarships to attend the annual CNU Congress. The Congress will take place June 8-11, 2016 in Detroit,  Michigan . The essay is due by Friday, April 8 2016. Click here for more information.
CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
A team of landscape architecture and biological & agricultural engineering students tied for first place in the 2016 Great Plains Low Impact Development Design Competition in Omaha, NE, Tuesday, March 8. The team included landscape architecture students Conner Bruns and Jonathan Knight; BAE students Kelsey Mcdonough, Kari Bigham and Erica Schmitz; and Faculty advisors Lee Skabelund, Stacy Hutchinson and Trisha Moore.
 
Congratulations to Jessica Canfield and Huston Gibson! The Provost and President have awarded them tenure at the university and will promote them to associate professor!

Assistant Professor Huston Gibson will receive the Commerce Bank and William T. Kemper Outstanding Teaching Award, recognizing his outstanding contributions in the classroom. Congratulations Huston!

Dr. Greg Newmark, Assistant Professor, has been appointed as a panel member for a Transit Cooperative Research Project research project. This is the second panel Greg has been invited to serve on with TCRP, a branch of the Federal Transit Administration.

Professor Lee Skabelund presented  Plans for Three Experimental Multiple-Species Green Roof Systems in the Flint Hills Eco-Region  and participating as a juror for the poster competition at the Great Plains LID Research & Innovation Symposium in Omaha, NE March 7-9.
OF INTEREST
Save the Date for the KC APA Internship Fair Friday, April 8 from 1-4 pm at UMKC Campus.

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. This is a part of Associate Professor Katie Kingery-Page's scholarly activity related to informal learning):

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

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). 

Kansas City Design Week 2016 will take place April 7 - 16 and will be filled with exciting events and experiences that will inspire you to take the next step in your creative journey, wherever you are and wherever you're headed. Registration is open now.

The Landscape Architecture Foundation Summit on Landscape Architecture and the Future will take place at the University of Pennsylvania, June 10-11, 2016. The Summit marks 50 years since Ian McHarg and other leading landscape architects composed LAF's seminal Declaration of Concern, which decried the burgeoning environmental crisis and heralded landscape architecture as critical to help solve it. Building on this legacy, this one-time historic gathering will culminate in a redrafting of the original 1966 Declaration of Concern and a landmark publication of the ideas presented.
UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEETINGS:

June 10-11, 2016
ACSA Meeting
March 17-19, 2016
Seattle, WA
March 23-26, 2016
Salt Lake City and Logan, Utah
April 22-23, 2016
Public lecture Friday evening, w alking tour and awards lunch on Saturday
Manhattan, KS
KS APA Symposium

April 22, 2016
Wichita, KS
June 1-4, 2016
Chicago, IL
June 10-11, 2016
Philadelphia, PA
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
  

March

9-12
   2nd yr LA Boston Field Trip
   LARCP Portland Field Trip

17 No LARCP Faculty Meeting

21 Matt Wetli, RCP Distinguished Lecture, 4 pm, Forum Hall

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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