Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Monday Memo 08.31.15

The free books and magazines will be available until the recycling cart arrives.
Assistant Professor Anne Beamish u ndertook archival research at the City Archives and Boston Public Library August 10-16 in Boston, MA.
The 2015 Community Planning and Design Studio studio book Parcels and Peppers: Savory Ideas for Addressing Vacancy in St. Louis is now available for download and hardcopy purchase. More information about the studio can be found here.

Professor and Head Stephanie Rolley was invited to facilitate the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications' curriculum retreat on August 21.
World Planning Schools Congress in 2016 submission deadline is October 5th. For detailed information about the conference and how to submit an abstract visit

The Creative Placemaking Net at Kansas State University, a group of six landscape architecture students and one faculty member, are interested in the potential of art and design to influence place. As they embark upon yearlong projects they will be updating a blog, found here.

EDRA Fall Translational Research Symposium sponsorship opportunities are available. Learn more information here.

Professor Anthony Nussmeier, the new Italianist in the Modern Languages Department, invites LARCP students to integrate Italian language into their studies. You can study Italian, more information here (link pdf), and participate in "Circolo Italiano" (Italian Club), more information here (link doc)  with meetings held every other Thursday at 6pm (beginning September 3 at Arrow Coffee). Join students of Italian of all levels, native speakers, and K-State faculty members for relaxed and interesting conversation in and about Italian! Circolo italiano will also show Italian films and sponsor events featuring other aspects of Italian culture. These activities are in addition to the Italian language class that APDesign students participating in the college Italian studies program take.

If you are interested in exploring the exciting world of Italian, or desire more information, please contact Prof. Anthony Nussmeier at

The City of Manhattan is looking for volunteers to help with their 2nd Annual Bike and Pedestrian Count. Find out more and sign-up here.

The 12th International Phytotechnologies Conference will be held at K-State Sept. 27-30. Reduced pricing ends Sep 4th. More information can be found here.

The 2015 APA Quad State Conference registration is now open. The 2015 conference will take place Oct. 21-23 at the Westin Crown Center in Kansas City. Find more information here.
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
Kansas City, MO
ACSP Meeting Oct 23-24, 2015 Houston, TX
ASLA Meeting Nov 7-9, 2015 Chicago, IL
Mar 23-26, 2015
abstracts due Sept 4
Salt Lake City and Logan, Utah
July 3-8, 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


31 Applications for:
Mary K. Jarvis Chair due, information here


3 LA Faculty Meeting, 12:30 - 1:20 pm, Seaton 306, agenda

3 Artist Talk: Stan Herd , 5:30 pm, Beach Museum of Art

4 CELA Abstracts due, conference info  here  

4 Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Renovation and Expansion of the Seaton Hall Complex, Information

10 RCP Faculty Meeting, 12:30 - 1:20 pm, Seaton 306

10 Jarvis proposal presentations, 5:30 pm, Table Room at J.P.'s

14-16  Francis D. K. Ching, Drawing Workshop 

15 Chamberlain mid-tenure presentation, 5:30 pm, Seaton 306

16 Informal dinner with LARCP Advisory Council, Rolley-Harms

17-18 LARCP Advisory Council Meeting

17 LARCP Faculty Meeting will be spent with Advisory Council

17 LARCP Advisory Council Event with Graduating Students and Faculty, 6:00 pm, Blue Earth Plaza

21 Gibson promotion and tenure presentation, 5:30 pm Seaton 306

22 Canfield promotion and tenure presentation, 5:30 pm, Seaton 306

23 ACSA papers due

24 LARCP Faculty Meeting, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Seaton 306

25 LARCP Colloquium

30 President and Provost APDesign meeting, 2:15 - 3:30 pm, APDesign West, Room 116


1-3 Anita H. Lehmann, Drawing Workshop

5 FDA and USRG applications due
25 -28 LAAB Site Visit
LARCP LinkedIn Group
Prairie Studies Initiative
LARCP Department | (785) 532- 5961 | | 302 Seaton Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66505