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The Campus Creek specialization studio presented their design proposal during an open-house style review on Monday, December 15 
Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning

As we all celebrate the holidays and prepare for the new year, our department wishes each of you a winter break filled with opportunities for celebration, reflection and, most importantly, rest. We especially wish the 4th year students safe and successful internships and international study while you are away from campus next semester. We look forward to hearing about your experiences!


Please stay safe over the break. As always, remove items you care about from your workspaces; double check that you have locked every door and window; and, wherever you are over the break, take care.


See you in 2015! Stephanie


To allow additional students to participate, the May 18-31, 2015 Kansai Japan Study Abroad program application date remains open through Jan 12, 2015. Click here for more information and contact Lee Skabelund ( if interested at least a week before Jan 12.


Students off-campus Spring 2015:

The end of this semester is coming up fast. It is necessary for you to return your studio key and check out of your studio desk before the end of the semester. If you purchased your white desk top, you may want to store it in our closet. If it is our desk top, please leave it on the desk. After you have removed your personal belongings from the desk completely, contact Jody so that she may check you out at your desk. You will return your studio key at that time as well.


End of semester studio clean up:

1)  Be sure that all trash and recyclables are in the appropriate containers before you leave for winter break.

2)  Remove everything hanging from the wire trays (except for drop down electrical outlets) and remove all paper from windows.


Bighorn National Forest in Sheridan, Wyoming, Temporary landscape architecture position, Information

Conservation Design Forum, 2015 Sustainable Design Internship, Information

Conservation Design Forum, Entry level landscape architect, Information

Global Site Plans & The Grid, Variety of environmental design internships including urban planning blogger, landscape architecture blogger, graphic designer and more, Information

Sasaki Design, Summer internship, Information

Smart Growth America, Internship, Information


The K-State Graduate School announced a new Small Grant Program to support research expenses for graduate students in their final year. Grants up to $1,000 will support direct research costs such as travel to an archive, data collection software, or exhibition and performance expenses for graduate students in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Click here for more information.

The School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape at Newcastle University has opportunities for doctoral studentships in Planning and related areas, funded by UK research councils but open to EU as well as UK applicants. Click here for more information.

The Department of Planning and Design at University of Colorado Denver seeks qualified applicants for the PhD program in Design and Planning and for a funded PhD Research Assistantship in the field of urban sustainability planning. Click here for more information.

Georgia Tech's School of City and Regional Planning is offering two doctoral fellowships in Resilient Urban Systems beginning fall term of 2015. Click here for information. 


Abstracts for The Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) conference are due February 13. Click here for more information.


Abstracts for the 9th IALE World Congress, which will take place July 5-10 in Portland, OR, is February 2. Click here for more information.


Career and Employment Services is open during winter break (except for Dec. 24 - Jan. 2)! Call 785-532-1680 or drop by Holtz Hall to set up an appointment.

December, Holiday and Semester Break Hours for Weigel 


Weigel Library will have the following hours of operation for December 15 to 19:  Monday through Thursday 8 am to 10 pm, and Friday 8 am to 5 pm. The Library will be closed Saturday and Sunday, Dec 20 and 21. 


Weigel Library will be open Monday and Tuesday, Dec 22 and 23: 8 am to 5 pm. The Library will then be closed Wednesday, Dec 24 through Sunday, Jan 4. 


Beginning January 5, library hours of operation will be:   Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm, closed Saturdays and Sundays. These hours will be in effect until the start of the spring semester, January 20.


Weigel Library hours can be found here.

Thurs Jan 155:30-7 pmCity Commission Room
If you have events or presentations you would like to advertise in the Student Connection, please email information to by Wednesday of each week.




12 Kansai Japan Study Abroad program application deadline 


20 Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, Planning in the 21st Century - What's Next, 4 pm, K-State Union Forum Hall

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Manhattan, KS 66506