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MONDAY MEMO 08.25.14

8:00 am - Monday - Aug 25 Design Days 2014 begins

All LARCP faculty should be in the K-State Union Big 12 Room ready to begin at 8 am. DD 2014 will focus on our work environment for the next year and will determine where students personal workspace is located. A schedule of all events with faculty participation expectations noted is located here

NOTE CHANGE in Faculty Meeting, August 28.  The meeting will be a RCP Faculty Meeting, not the usual 4th Thursday LARCP meeting.  
The APDesign Student Organization Fair will take place from 5:30-7 pm on Monday, Aug 25 in Pierce Commons. The event will have free pizza and a chance for students to explore/sign up with student organizations. 
LARCP faculty and student research projects have been featured in the K-State Perspectives magazine! Click here
to read.
A Sneak Peak for the 2014 Kansas Planning Conference is located here. Registration will be live within the next few weeks.

An extensive list of grant opportunities relevant to our disciplines is on the LARCP KSOL site in the Faculty Affairs>Faculty RSCA folder. Thank you to Dede Brokesh for preparing the list! Everyone is welcome to add to it and save as a new version.

The Flint Hills MPO is seeking volunteers for the 1st annual Bike & Pedestrian Count on September 9th (Tues), 10th (Wed), and 13th (Sat).  Tuesday and Wednesday volunteers can join us after the count for Wheat State Pizza and Saturday volunteers will enjoy Call Hall ice cream. For more information or to sign up click here, or email Eric Conner at
Note from the The Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization: (FHMPO) wants to know what your transportation needs or suggested projects are. Provide input on the future of Manhattan and Junction City's transportation system by attending one of our upcoming public meetings or using our interactive mapping tool found on our project website here. Whether you have a suggestions for a roadway improvement, bike lane or new transit stop, we want to hear it!

WedSept 244:30-7:30 pmManhattan City Commission Room
WedSept 244:30-7:30 pmCL Hoover Opera House in Junction City
Thurs Sept 115:30-7 pm, City Commission Room 
Thurs Nov 205:30-7 pm, City Commission Room 
Thurs Jan 155:30-7 pm, City Commission Room
Aug 25Design Days Union Big 12 Room--all faculty and students attend, 8 am
Oct 1
LA Distinguished Lecture, Shannon Nichol,  Little Theatre
Oct 2-3  Kansas APA in Wichita
Oct 7-9  Xtreme LA with Landscape Forms 
Oct 19-22 MRCP Re-Accreditation Visit 
Oct 23
RCP Distinguished Lecture, Julie Campoli, Hemisphere Room in Hale Library
Oct 30-Nov 2 ACSP in Philadelphia 
Nov 7-8 LA 50th Anniversary Celebration 
Nov 13-14  APDesign Research Forum 
Nov 21-25 ASLA meeting in Denver


Aug 25   Design Days, Big 12 Room- All faculty and students attend, 8 am


Aug 25   APDesign Forum, Union Forum Hall, 3:30 pm


Aug 26   Design Days continues, Pierce Common, 8:30 am


Aug 27   LARCP Forum and Computer Setup, Big 12 Room, 8:30 am


Aug 26  Design Days 2014 studio assignments, Pierce Commons- All faculty and students attend, 8:30 am


Aug 28   RCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, agenda--faculty search position definition


Sept 4    LA Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm


Sept 11   RCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Wed Oct 1   APDesign Research Symposium Abstracts due
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