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August 24, 2013

Welcome Back!!

As we enter a new academic year with a renewed vigor and anticipation, remember to attend the All-IAPD meeting on Monday, August 26 in the Pierce Commons from 1:00-1:45. Later that afternoon is the All-College meeting in Forum Hall (Student Union) at 3:30. Be sure to attend both of these important meetings!

There are many avenues for your involvement in IAPD, APDesign, and beyond. Consider ways you will become involved this coming year - through one of the many student groups or various planned activities - in attending lectures and exhibits - in volunteering for worthy causes. In every instance, remember that you become what others know of IAPD, and you have the ability to influence their perception not only of our department but of the value of design and design education! I encourage you to educate others about IAPD and design, through your actions and your words. Respond as opportunities become available and if you don't see what you are interested in, seek further or make a suggestion!

Third Floor Tidbits from Weigel Library

New books have continued to arrive in Weigel Library throughout the summer.  You can keep updated on collection additions by clicking the “New Resources” link on the Weigel Library webpage (http://www.lib.k-state.edu/architecture).  
Better yet, you can see the recent acquisitions on the “New Resources” shelf in Weigel.  Then you can check them out!

Faculty: If you have not already done so, it is time to provide Maxine the list of resources you need on reserve in Weigel Library for your fall classes.   The more information you can supply for each selected book/media (title, call number, edition) the better. Also on that list please include 1) course name; 2) course number; and 3) loan period for materials (2 hour/overnight, 2 hour closed, 1 day, 3 day, 1 week).   If there are multiple instructors connected to that reserve list, please provide them as well, such as a studio class.
Lists can be emailed (mlganske@k-state.edu), brought to Weigel Library or left in Weigel’s 2nd floor mailbox.  


Kristin Henry initiated this pinterest site with competition information: http://pinterest.com/kris10henry/design-competitions/  If you come across relevant competitions, let us know and we will continue to post to this site. (Thank you Kristin!!)

Involvement Opportunities

IMPORTANT: If you are an IAPD student, then be sure to respond to the DesignIntelligence survey for studentsbefore August 30 (that means this week!)- let your voice be heard! Follow this link and indicate your responses.

Faculty Note:

Send an electronic copy of the syllabus for each course you teach this semester to IAPD@ksu.edu.


Monday, August 26 1:00 IAPD All-Department Meeting (Pierce Commons)
Monday, August 26 3:30 APDesign All-College Meeting (Forum Hall)

Monday, September 2: University Holiday | Labor Day
Wednesday, September 4: IAPD Picnic 5:00-7:30 in Manhattan Park
Friday, September 6: Scholarship Reception at 6:30PM at the Sunset Zoo
Saturday, September 7: APDesign Family Breakfast Day at 9AM(Pierce Commons)
Tuesday, September 10: College meeting with President Schulz and Provost Mason in the Pierce Commons at 2:30 
Wednesday, September 11: Perry Kulper, Bryant Lecture  4:00 (sponsored by IAPD)
Thursday, September 12: IAPD Faculty Meeting 11:30
Thursday, September 12: Larry King lecture at 4:30 (Pierce Commons)
September 16: Last day for 100% refund for a regular session course
September 23: Last day for 50% refund for a regular session course
September 26-27: IAPD Advisory Council meetings
September 29-October 5: Field Trip Week