MLA Design 2 students were out sketching with Professor Kingery-Page

Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Monday Memo 09.14.15

The LARCP Advisory Council will be with us this Thursday and Friday, September 17 and 18. They will be on campus and at APDesign West, see their schedule here and special events noted in the column to the right. Attending the mini-Pecha Kucha by Council members and the graduating class at APDesign West on Thursday, 1200 - 1:00 pm, lunch provided, should be a top priority for all LARCP faculty and students. Please be there and ensure that students in your classes attend. 

Assistant Professor Brent Chamberlain's Mid-Tenure Presentation will begin at 6:00 pm this Tuesday, September 15, in Seaton 306. This is a time adjustment to allow all faculty to be on campus for the presentation. Next week's presentations also will begin at 6:00 pm.

The landscape architecture Self-Evaluation Report and Support Materials for the re-accreditation visit is available in the KSOL LARCP Faculty>Academic Affairs folder. The Portfolio of student work is too large to upload but can be sent to you via Google drive--just ask Jody to share it. Thank you for your valuable input in the process and special thanks to Anne Beamish, Jon Hunt, Howard Hahn and Lorn Clement for their valuable attention to the effort!

APDesign students from all disciplines are invited
to participate in a design charrette starting on Sept. 21 for a new rehabilitation and farm training center to serve the wounded soldiers and their family. Click here for more information.

LARCP 2015 interns will make presentations
about their internship experiences each Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Sept. 15 through Oct. 13 in Seaton 306. Click here  to see the calendar of presenters and their employers. 
LARCP Professors Jessica Canfield, Lee Skabelund and Katie Kingery-Page, along with Dr. Stacy Hutchinson of Biological and Agricultural Engineering secured a $20,000 grant to K-State from the EPA. The funds will be used to conduct green infrastructure monitoring at two on-campus sites - the rain garden at the International Student Center and the Meadow.
An interdisciplinary panel of design professionals will share experiences of practice during a presentation of "Surviving the Professional World: A guide from A-Z answering your questions about how to navigate the design field" Monday Sept. 21 at 6:15 - 7:15 pm in Seaton 063. This event is sponsored by the Women in Design and the APD Dean's Office.

The ACSA call for abstracts is available here. Shaping New Knowledges will be held March 17-19, 2016 in Seattle, WA. Abstracts are due Sept. 23, 2015.

World Planning Schools Congress in 2016 submission deadline is Oct. 5. For detailed information about the conference and how to submit an abstract visit

When the Well Runs Dry  Film screening and commentary by the filmmaker and K- State faculty members, along with audience discussion will take place  Thursday, Oct. 22, 5:30 pm at the Beach Museum  UMB Theater. Click here for more information about the PSI hosted event.

The 12th annual Community Capitals Institute (CCFI) invites abstracts from those interested in presenting a paper, workshop or poster session. The institute will be held from Jan. 5-7, 2016, in Turrialba, Cartago Province, Costa Rica. Click here for more information.
  March  17-19m 2016
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 17-19, 2016
abstracts due Sept 23
Seattle, WA
Mar 23-26, 2015
abstracts due Sept 4
Salt Lake City and Logan, Utah
World Planning Schools Congress
July 3-8, 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil



14 SPA Kick-Off Meeting, 1:30 pm, Wiegel Library

14 Francis Ching Lecture
4 pm, Seaton 063

14 Jarvis presentation evaluations due by end of day to Stephanie

14 SCASLA Kick-Off Meeting, following Francis Ching Lecture, Wiegel Library

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

15 Chamberlain mid-tenure presentation, 6:00 pm, Seaton 306

16 Informal dinner with LARCP Advisory Council, Rolley-Harms, 6:30 pm, come and go

17-18 LARCP Advisory Council Meeting

17 LARCP Advisory Council and Graduating Class mini-Pecha Kucha at APDesign West, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, lunch provided

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

21 Gibson promotion and tenure presentation, 6:00 pm Seaton 306

21 Design Charrette, APDesign West, 6:30 pm,  Information

22 Canfield promotion and tenure presentation, 6:00 pm, Seaton 306

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

25 LARCP Colloquium, Blake Belanger, 4:30 pm, APDesign West

30 Kate Kennan Lecture, 2 pm, Location TBD

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

22 When the Well Runs Dry screening, UMB Theater, 5:30 pm,  Information

25-28 LAAB Site Visit

31 Landscapades
Prairie Studies Initiative
LARCP Department | (785) 532- 5961 | | 302 Seaton Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66505