The third floor penthouse that will provide access to green roofs in the expanded and enhanced Seaton Hall is peeking over the top of the new structure. 

 
Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Student Connection 07.22.16

ANNOUNCEMENTS
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:
The Canvas sites with information that is important to your preparations for next fall (LARCP iNSTRUCTIONS and APDesign Technology Preparation and Setup) are now available. If you have not received an invitation to these sites, please let us know immediately. Jody, jodyf@ksu.edu, can provide access to the iNSTRUCTIONS site and Lisa Last, llast@ksu.edu, can provide access to the Tech Prep and Setup site. If you are an incoming student, it is essential that you review the information and purchase your computer now.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
National Park Service National Capital Region, Historical Landscape Architect, Information
FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Graduate students enrolled in Ph.D. programs in North America are encouraged to apply for the Seventeenth Benjamin H. Stevens Graduate Fellowship in Regional Science, administered by the North American Regional Science Council of the Regional Science Association International (NARSC-RSAI). Deadline is Feb. 15, 2017. Click here for more information.
OF INTEREST
The Kansas APA has announced its call for sessions, presentations, and planning commissioner training proposals for the 2016 Kansas Planning Conference, which will be Oct 5-7 at the Oread Hotel in Lawrence, KS.  All proposals must be receive by June 30, 2016 at midnight, and all proposals must be submitted online. Click here for details.

Van Alen Institute and AECOM have launched Fair Share, a student competition inviting multidisciplinary teams from around the world to apply the tools and principles of the "sharing economy" to tackle pressing urban challenges. Click here for more details and share with students who may be interested.

The Transportation Research Board Committee on Landscape and Environmental Design (AFB40) is a group of Landscape Architects and other professionals working in the transportation sector. The Committee is concerned with design parameters that relate to protecting, conserving, restoring, and enhancing safe, sustainable, and livable transportation systems, facilities, and their associated environments. Click here for more information.

APA-Kansas members are invited to nominate a person, group, institution, or organization for one of the APA-Kansas Chapter Awards. Click here for more information.

APA has announced its call for proposals for the 2017 National Planning Conference held in New York City next May. Proposals are due August 25. Click here for more information.

The 2017 Garden and Landscape Studies Symposium at Dumbarton Oaks has announced its call for papers for "Landscapes of Pre-Industrial Cities". Click here for more information.
UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEETINGS:

ECLAS Sept. 11-14, 2016 Rapperswill, Switzerland
KS APA Oct. 5-7 Lawrence, KS
ASLA October 21-24, 2016 New Orleans, LA
October 27-30, 2016
Canberra, Australia
ACSP
November 3-6, 2016
Portland, OR

EVENTS & DEADLINES
  
AUGUST

4 ALiCE Training, 9 am, K-State Union - Big 12 Room, Information

5 Portfolio Design ends

17 Orientation for new PB students hosted by the Graduate School, 1:30-5 pm

18-19 LA and RCP PB Orientation

21 LARCP Studio Check In, 5-8 pm

22 LARCP Forum and Design Days Kick-Off, K-State Union Flint Hills Room, 2-4 pm

22 APDesign Forum, 4:30 pm, College photo and BBQ following

23 Design Days -- All LARCP classes participate

SEPTEMBER

5 Labor Day

OCTOBER

5-7 KS APA Conference, Lawrence, KS
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