Winter in the Meadow. Image by Lindsay Smith. Read the latest blog post over the Meadow here.

Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Monday Memo 02.23.15 

Please note that Andrea Hansen's colloquium presentation has been rescheduled for April 3. 

Four RCP faculty candidates will interview on campus Tuesday, March 3 - Friday, March 6. All LARCP faculty should attend the candidate presentations,10:45-11:45 am, and the candidate discussions with LARCP faculty, 1:30-2:15 pm each day. Both events will take place in 106c. Please encourage all students to attend.

Thank you for all of your contributions to the 2014 Engagement Benchmarking survey. LARCP engagement was a noteworthy contributor to K-State engagement during 2014. Read about it here.
Assistant Professor Alpa Nawre's articleWater as a metric for urban development in India, is published in the Journal of Landscape Architecture, Issue 1 - 2015, and available here. The paper includes design illustrations developed in her Specialization Studio 'Laminated Landscapes in India' by students Nicholas Mercado & Gabriela Weber, and Glen Jarrett & J. Ross deVault.

Assistant Professor Jessica Canfield will present "Assessing Landscape Performance: What to Measure and How" at the 2015 Kentucky Annual ASLA Conference, February 28, in Newport, Kentucky.
Read the latest blog post on the Meadow featuring photos and questions that were gathered during the 50th anniversary here.

The Call for Abstracts for the Society for Ecological Restoration's 6th World Conference has been extended until Feb 28, 2015. You may submit abstracts  here. The conference theme is Resilient Ecosystems: Restoring the Urban, the Rural, and the Wild. The conference will take place August 23-27 in Manchester UK.

Dr. Jeff Rosen, from the Higher Learning Commission, will be speaking in the Hemisphere Room on March 5 at 2:30 pm. His topic will be "National Trends in Higher Education Accreditation" - including topics such as credit for prior learning, portfolios, international baccalaureate, AP credit, concurrent enrollment and others.

KS APA SymposiumMar 6, 2015Manhattan, KS
CELAMar 24-28, 2015Manhattan, KS
GP IDEA ConferenceMar 30-31, 2015Omaha, NE
CECD SymposiumApr 7, 2015Manhattan, KS
APAApr 18-22, 2015Seattle, WA
ASLA Central StatesApr 22-24, 2015Oklahoma City, OK
APA Quad-States MeetingOct 21-23, 2015Kansas City, MO
ACSP MeetingOct 23-24, 2015Houston, TX
ASLA MeetingNov 7-9, 2015Chicago, IL




26 LARCP Faculty Meeting,





2 FDA and USRG applications due

2-5 RCP Faculty Search Interviews, anticipated
6 KS APA Symposium, Manhattan, KS 


9-13 Master's Report Substantial Completion Reviews


9 Design Expo, Alumni Center, 10-3 pm


9 Design Expo, Same day interviews, 3-7 pm


10 Design Expo, Next day Interviews


11-13 Field Trips 2nd Year NB MLA, Boston, MA MLA/MRCP Portland,  OR


12 In-gallery programming featuring artists from K-State


23 Michael Bender and Meghann Day, IAPD Lecture, Hale Library Hemisphere Room, 4 pm


24 K-State Spotlight, Katie Kingery-Page, Why We Need the Landscape Idea in Public Schools, Forum Hall, 7-10 pm


24-28 CELA 2015, K-State



11 K-State APDesign Open House, 9 am - 3 pm


13, 15, 17 Master's Report Final Defense Presentations


15-17 Alumni Fellow, John Norris visiting

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Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66505