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College of Architecture, Planning and Design

02.10.14


 
Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
MONDAY MEMO 02.10.14

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Prairie Studies Initiative kick-off events will take place March 11-12. Events will be held both days from 6-8 pm in the UMB Theater at the Beach Museum of Art. Click here for more information. Our department is a partner in the Prairie Studies initiative.

The CELA committee is calling for images of the tallgrass prairie to help inspire or be used by the designer in creating collateral for CELA 2015. If you have images you would like to submit contact Courtney by Wednesday.

OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Design Days 2013 was presented to the City of Manhattan Parks and Recreation Advisory Board on February 3.

OF INTEREST

The City of Manhattan in collaboration with Pottawatomie and Riley counties, launched a new website to provide up-to-date news and information about the Manhattan Area 2035 project. Click here for more information.

Design Workshop's design journal,Architectural Worlds, based at Shenzen University in China, features a series of articles on practice-based research and landscape performance measurement.

Three great speakers are coming to our region. Faculty and students are invited to attend and participate in the Finding Center Conference on April 11 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. You can find more informationhere. The Call for Abstracts is here. Abstracts are due Feb 21.

The K-State Center for Sustainable Energy announced its 2014 Energy Symposium. "The Future of Transportation: Policy, Production and Sustainability," will be held April 9-10 in Fiedler Hall. Click here for more information.

MANHATTAN URBAN AREA COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATE PROJECT MEETING DATES

Thurs Feb 27 5:30-7 pm, City Commission Room
Thurs May 15 5:30-7 pm, City Commission Room
Thurs July 17 5:30-7 pm, City Commission Room
Thurs Sept 11, 5:30-7 pm, City Commission Room
Thurs Nov 20 5:30-7 pm, City Commission Room
Thurs Jan 15 5:30-7 pm, City Commission Room

FUTURE KEY DEPARTMENT DATES

May 12-19 LARCP Curriculum Review (TBD)
May 27 - Jul 18 Summer Studio
Mon Aug 18 Beginning of semester faculty meeting
Oct 2-3 Kansas APA in Wichita
Oct 7-9 Extreme LA with Landscape Forms
Oct 19-22 MRCP Re-Accreditation Visit
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

DEADLINES AND EVENTS

DEADLINES

Fri Mar 7 DCE Development Grant proposals due

MEETINGS

Thurs Feb 13, RCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, agenda--accreditation and assessment

Thurs Feb 20, LARCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Thurs Feb 27, LARCP Facutly Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

EVENTS

Tues Feb 11 PhD Colloquium: Philip Omunga,
Planning tool for supporting urban adaptation to changing climate and extreme events across scales, Seaton 104, 4 pm

Tues Feb 18 PhD Colloquium: Kevin Rooney, Categorical Emotional Responses for Central and Peripheral Vision, Seaton 104, 4 pm

Tues Feb 25 PhD Colloquium: Katie Burke,
Measuring Gully Erosion in Two Disturbed Kansas Landscapes, Seaton 104, 4 pm

Fri Feb 28, LARCP Colloquium, Jane Hutton, Harvard University, Seaton 106c, 4 pm

Tues Mar 4 PhD Colloquium: Calayde Davey, Productive Urban Landscapes: The Relationship Between Urban Agriculture and Neighborhood Property Values, Seaton 104, 4 pm

Thurs Mar 6 Design Week in KC, Gullivar Shepard or Michael Van Valkenburgh presentation, AIA event space in the Crossroads, 11:30 am - 1 pm, see all Design Week events here

Fri Mar 7 LARCP Colloquium; Michael Bouchard, Seaton 106c, 4:30 pm

Tues Mar 11 PhD Colloquium: Nancy Mahaney,
TBA, Seaton 104, 4:00 pm

Tues Mar 11 Prairie Studies Initiative Kick-Off, Water, UMB Theater at the Beach Museum of Art, 6-8 pm

Wed Mar 12 Prairie Studies Initiative Kick-Off, Land, UMB Theater at the Beach Museum of Art, 6-8 pm

 

 
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