Critical maps from the summer Community Planning and Design studio's study of vacant lots in St. Louis. 


Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Student Connection 08.06.15

Assistant Professor Huston Gibson presented "Educating Leaders in Australia" at the 10th annual K-State Sustainability Dialog on July 18.

Assistant Professor Huston Gibson presented a poster, "Small Town Parks as Community Cultivators", and represented the MS Community Development program at the Community Development Society meeting in Lexington, Kentucky, July 19-22.

Professor and Department Head Stephanie Rolley chaired the summer meeting of the Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board in Asilomar, California, July 17-18.

Instructor Dereatha Cross is nearing completion of her online text for Tech Mod 2. Supported by a $5,000 grant from the Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative, the text is open to all at
The APA Planning and Law Division's annual Daniel J. Curtain Jr. Fellowship fosters interest in study of the interrelationship between land use planning and law. Third and fourth year undergraduates, master's degree students, and certain law students may apply for the $2,500 award by September 10.

Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology and Human Geography, PhD Research Fellow in Human Geography, Information

The 9th Annual Built Environment & Outdoor Summit will be held Oct 13-15, 2015 in Overland Park, KS. Information is available here

Next year's ACSA Annual Meeting will take place March 17-19, 2016 in Seattle, WA. ACSA invites paper submissions under 23 thematic session topics plus an additional open category. Authors may submit only one paper per session topic. The same paper may not be submitted to multiple topics. Submission Deadline: September 23, 2015 . View more information here.

ACSP is holding a Pre-Doctoral Workshop for Students of Color. View more information here.

The new text Artful Rainwater Design: Creative Ways to Manage Stormwater (9781610912662/$45) that features the K-State International Student Center Rain Garden is now available from Island Press at a 20% discount with the code 4RAIN.

Phytotechnologies Conference

Sept 27-30, 2015
Manhattan, KS
Oct 13-15, 2015
Overland Park, KS
PGASLA Annual Meeting
Oct 16, 2015
Kansas City, MO
APA Quad-States Meeting
Oct 21-23, 2015
proposals due June 25
Kansas City, MO
ACSP Meeting Oct 23-24, 2015 Houston, TX
ASLA Meeting Nov 7-9, 2015 Chicago, IL
CELA Meeting

Mar 23-26, 2015
abstracts will be due Sept 4
Salt Lake City and Logan, Utah





19 First Year Coordination Meeting


20 Sandwich lunch with new LARCP PB students


20 and 21 LA and RCP PB orientation


20 Calayde Davey's PhD Defense, Seaton 306, 9 am 


23 Students move into Swing Space, 5 - 8 pm


24 First day of class--all LARCP classes will meet, no computers will be set up


24 APDesign All College Photo: 4  pm, APDesign Forum: 4:30 pm, Forum Hall - followed by BBQ


25 LARCP Forum, 10:30 am, Union Big 12

followed by 

LARCP Computer Set Up Day




4 CELA Abstracts Due, conference info here  


17 LARCP Advisory Council Event with Students and Faculty, 6 pm


23 ACSA paper submittals due


25 LARCP Colloquium




13-15 Built Environment & Outdoor Summit


25 -28 LAAB Site Visit

LARCP LinkedIn Group
Prairie Studies Initiative
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