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Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
MONDAY MEMO 08.18.14
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Reminder that the APDesign Picnic is tonight at the Rolley-Harms ridge at 6:30 pm. APDesign will furnish pulled pork, fireside s'mores, and beverages. Please bring a side item to share.
Please review the syllabi statement information and requirements from the Provost which were published by K-State Today here on August 11. 
LARCP faculty and student research projects have been featured in the K-State Perspectives magazine! Click here
to read.
OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Assistant Professor Jessica Canfield has an exhibit titled
A design build story: Chaumont-sur-Loire 2014 International Garden Festival on the third floor atrium outside 302.
Associate Professor La Barbara Wigfall is serving on a University Committee for the Multicultural Enrichment Center. She was part of a delegation that visited with the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to tour the Gaughan Multicultural Center on August 14.
Associate Professor Lee Skabelund hosted and moderated a webinar in the ASLA Online Learning series titled Environmental Planning in Coastal Louisiana: From Idea to Implementation. The webinar is archived for Professional Development Hours here.
OF INTEREST
A Sneak Peak for the 2014 Kansas Planning Conference is located here. Registration will be live within the next few weeks.

Nominations for the Kansas APA 2014 Awards are due August 22. Click here for more information.

An extensive list of grant opportunities relevant to our disciplines is on the LARCP KSOL site in the Faculty Affairs>Faculty RSCA folder. Thank you to Dede Brokesh for preparing the list! Everyone is welcome to add to it and save as a new version.

The Flint Hills MPO is seeking volunteers for the 1st annual Bike & Pedestrian Count on September 9th (Tues), 10th (Wed), and 13th (Sat).  Tuesday and Wednesday volunteers can join us after the count for Wheat State Pizza and Saturday volunteers will enjoy Call Hall ice cream. For more information or to sign up click here, or email Eric Conner at Eric@FlintHillsRegion.org.
Note from the The Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization: (FHMPO) wants to know what your transportation needs or suggested projects are. Provide input on the future of Manhattan and Junction City's transportation system by attending one of our upcoming public meetings or using our interactive mapping tool found on our project website here. Whether you have a suggestions for a roadway improvement, bike lane or new transit stop, we want to hear it!

WedSept 244:30-7:30 pmManhattan City Commission Room
WedSept 244:30-7:30 pmCL Hoover Opera House in Junction City
 
MANHATTAN COMPREHENSIVE PLAN 
UPDATE PROJECT MEETING DATES
Thurs Sept 115:30-7 pm, City Commission Room 
Thurs Nov 205:30-7 pm, City Commission Room 
Thurs Jan 155:30-7 pm, City Commission Room
 
FUTURE KEY DEPARTMENT DATES 
Aug 18LARCP Faculty Meeting
Aug 18APDesign Picnic
Aug 21Faculty Lunch with Incoming PB Students 
Aug 25Design Days Union Big 12 Room--all faculty and students attend, 8 am
Oct 1
LA Distinguished Lecture, Shannon Nichol,  Little Theatre
Oct 2-3  Kansas APA in Wichita
Oct 7-9  Xtreme LA with Landscape Forms 
Oct 19-22 MRCP Re-Accreditation Visit 
Oct 23
RCP Distinguished Lecture, Julie Campoli, Hemisphere Room in Hale Library
Oct 30-Nov 2 ACSP in Philadelphia 
Nov 7-8 LA 50th Anniversary Celebration 
Nov 13-14  APDesign Research Forum 
Nov 21-25 ASLA meeting in Denver

DEADLINES & EVENTS
UPCOMING EVENTS
 

Aug 18   APDesign Faculty Meeting, 9-10 am

 

Aug 18  LARCP faculty meeting, 11 am

 

Aug 18 APDesign picnic, Rolley-Harms ridge, 6:30 pm

 

Aug 21   Faculty lunch with incoming PB Student Lunch, Edmonds Center, noon

 

Aug 22  PB informal get together at Rock-a-Belly, 3:30 pm

  

Aug 25   Design Days, Big 12 Room- All faculty and students attend, 8 am


 

Aug 26  Design Days 2014 assignments, Pierce Commons- All faculty and students attend, 8:30 am

UPCOMING DEADLINES
 
Fri Aug 22    Kansas APA award nominations due

Wed Oct 1   APDesign Research Symposium Abstracts due
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