Students in PLAN 640 Urban Design and Development Seminar, led by Associate Professor Blake Belanger, are developing streetscape and urban design recommendations to improve physical infrastructure and pedestrian safety on the town's primary commercial corridor.

Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Student Connection 11.12.15

Jim Richards, designer, writer and illustrator, will present a public lecture TODAY at 4 pm in the Hemisphere Room at Hale Library. He will also be holding design drawing workshops on Friday from 1-4 pm and on Saturday from 10 am-2 pm at the Beach Museum of Art.

KCDC applications for spring 2016 and the 2016-2017 academic year are due Dec. 11. Click here to view the application.
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NSPJ Architects, Seeking 1-2 energetic recent landscape architecture graduates or extended interns for long term growth, Direct resumes & portfolios electronically to attention: Clint Evans at
Students in PLAN 640 Urban Design and Development Seminar, led by Associate Professor  Blake  Belanger, are developing streetscape and urban design recommendations to improve physical infrastructure and pedestrian safety on the town's primary commercial corridor. Angela Schnee of Ogden Planning and Zoning Department and Stephanie Watts, Senior Transportation Manager with the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization provided project background and input during a design charrette on Nov. 12.

Assistant professor Anne Beamish presented "Before Parks: Public Landscapes in Colonial American Cities" at the Society for American City and Regional Planning History (SACRPH) Conference in Los Angeles, CA, Nov.5-8. 

K-State has become the first bike friendly university in Kansas! Congrats to our student Doug May, who is an intern with MPO he prepared the application and spent a lot of time collecting data.

Assistant Professor Jessica Canfield was honored as "Professor of the Week" at the K-State Men's basketball game on Nov. 6. This recognition comes from the Faculty Senate. 

Assistant Professor Jessica Canfield presented "Outside the Box: A Look at the Profession of Landscape Architecture" to Manhattan High School students as part of the K-State Presidential Lecture Series on Nov. 6.

Katie Leise, MLA '15, was honored as the KSU Olmsted Scholar at the Landscape Architecture Foundation Olmsted Scholars Luncheon and LAF Benefit.

Professor and Department Head Stephanie Rolley participated in the Landscape Architecture Foundation Board meeting, Nov. 4 and 5 in Chicago.

Professors Chamberlain, Hahn, Rolley and Winslow and 20+ students represented LARCP  at the national ASLA meeting in Chicago.

Assistant Professor Kate Nesse is presenting  The importance of quality of life in brewery location decisions at the NARSC (North American Regional Science Council) in Portland, OR Nov. 11-15.

Academic Advisor Rachel Robillard is attending the Institute for Student Learning Assessment/Diversity Summit Nov. 11-13.
The City of Manhattan is applying for a KDOT Transportation Alternatives Grant to extend the Linear Trail by 1.25 miles. Currently, the trail, after passing through the pedestrian tunnel under the intersection at Tuttle Creek Blvd & Marlatt Ave, ends abruptly with no destination.  If the grant is awarded, the trail will continue west along Marlatt Ave to Denison Ave. Click here to read more and sign a petition to show your support.

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.

The European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS) will hold its annual Conference Sept. 11-14, 2016 in Rapperswil, Switzerland, hosted by the HSR.  Click here to view the call for papers.

March 17-19, 2016
Seattle, WA
March 23-26, 2015
Salt Lake City and Logan, Utah
World Planning Schools Congress
July 3-8, 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sept. 11-14, 2016
Rapperswill, Switzerland



12 Jim Richards, Drawing Workshop, 4 pm, Hemisphere Room at Hale Library 

13 Jim Richards, Drawing Workshop, 1-4 pm, Beach Museum

14 Jim Richards, Drawing Workshop, 10 am -2 pm, Beach Museum

23-27 Fall Break


3-4 Alumni Honorees

7 Holiday Treats for Students

11 Last Day of Classes

11 Deadline to apply to KCDC

16 APDesign Holiday Party
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