Landscape architects toured K-State landscape architecture projects on Saturday morning as a part of the Prairie Gateway Chapter award's events that took place in Manhattan.
 
Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Student Connection 04.28.16

ANNOUNCEMENTS
The K-State Autism Research Team will be conducting a study in the Meadow this summer to learn more about the possible impact of time in nature for children with autism spectrum disorders. Click here to learn more.
JOB OPPORTUNITIES
City and County of San Francisco1805 Performance Analyst II, Information

HDR Inc., Multiple Positions Open, Information

Kansas State University, Campus Planning & Project Management (Student Employee),  Information

Plaid collaborative, Summer Internship,  Information  
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Email Rick Howell, BLAR '79, at  rick@workwithplaid.com

la terra studio, Entry level position,  Information

Mithun, Summer Internship, Information

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency,
Transportation Planner II, Information

Weigel Library,
 Summer Workers,  Information

Vireo, Landscape Architecure Internships, Information
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Jane Silverstein Ries Foundation, 2016 Student Award Competition, Information

IMCL Conference on Caring for Common Home, PhD scholarships and volunteer positions for graduate students, Information
OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Assistant Professor Huston Gibson attended the KS APA Spring Symposium April 21-22 in Wichita, KS as part of the KS APA Executive Committee.

Assistant Professor Brent Chamberlain presented "Envisioning Place, Knowing Space" at the University of Texas as part of his Big 12 Faculty Fellowship on April 22 in Austin, TX. The presentation featured student work from Parker Ruskamp, Ryan Albracht and Kraig Weber.

Associate Professor Blake Belanger delivered a 1-hour videoconference presentation to the faculty and students in Research Methods in Landscape Architecture at the University of Marylandon April 20 at the invitation of Dr. Victoria Chanse. The presentation was related to his research on representing resilience. A follow-up discussion will take place on April 27.

Professor Emeritus Dennis Day received the Alton B. Thomas Award from the Prairie Gateway Chapter of the ASLA, recognizing his lifetime contributions to the profession of landscape architecture.
OF INTEREST
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 Kansas APA Chapter  is hosting a conference theme and logo contest. The winner's name will be shared in all conference marketing materials and receive one free conference registration. Click here for more information.

Stop by for free ice cream and resources for your internship, summer or full-time job search on Friday, April 29 at Holtz Hall's Lawn from noon-1 pm. 
UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEETINGS:

June 1-4, 2016
Chicago, IL
June 10-11, 2016
Philadelphia, PA
IMCL Conference June 13-17, 2016 Rome, Italy
June 13 - 15, 2016
San Jose, CA
July 3-8, 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
ECLAS Sept. 11-14, 2016 Rapperswill, Switzerland
ASLA October 21-24, 2016 New Orleans, LA
October 27-30, 2016
Canberra, Australia
November 3-6, 2016
Portland, OR
November 17-20, 2016
Austin, Texas

EVENTS & DEADLINES
  
APRIL

28  Global Food Systems Research Science Communication Symposium, 2 & 4:30 pm, UMB auditorium,

29 Cool Treats Hot Jobs, Holtz Hall Lawn, noon-1pm

MAY

4  Ice Cream Social, APD West, 4:30 pm
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