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03.03.14


 
Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
MONDAY MEMO 03.03.14
ANNOUNCEMENTS

Michael Bouchard will present How to Get Ahead in Landscape Architecture: Urban Ecology, Project Management and the Public Realm for the LARCP Colliquium series on Friday, March 7 at 4:30 pm in Seaton Hall 106c. Click here to read more. 
KCDC will host a review of this year's K-State-KU-UMKC ULI  Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition entries, March 7, 6-7:30 pm. Dr. Brody advised two teams that included LARCP students Elizabeth Decker, Mitchel Loring and Ashley Schwemmer and Jeannette Cieszykowski. Diane Cocchiara was on one of the two teams based at KU.
Complete the K-State library survey before March 14 for the chance to voice your opinion on K-State libraries, including Weigel Library. Click here to take the survey.
OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS


The Landscape Research Record from CELA 2013 has been published online. Click here to view. The publication includes work from the following LARCP faculty:

- Assistant Professors Jessica Canfield and Huston Gibson, Resident Attitudes toward Stapleton’s Stormwater Parks - Assistant Professors Jessica Canfield and Bo Yang, Utah State, Reflections on Developing Landscape Performance Case Studies

Assistant Professor Katie Kingery-Page participated in a radio interview titled "University Engagement". Richard Baker (Communications) interviewed David Proctor (CECD), Kevin Sauer (Hospitality), and Katie Kingery-Page (LARCP) on Service Learning and Engaged Scholarship for his Kansas Public Radio syndicated Perspective Radio Show. The show aired Sunday, Feb 21 and can be heard here.

LARCP is a partner in the K-State Prairie Studies Initiative that brings disciplines in the arts and sciences together to explore cultural and ecological dimensions of the prairie, understand challenges to sustaining grassland ecosystems, and envision the future of these important landscapes. The public kickoff for the initiative is a March 11 screening of a segment of nature photographer Michael Forsberg's "Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild" series, 6-8 p.m. in 101 Bluemont Hall. The screening, themed "Water", will be followed by discussion with Tim Keane, LARCP, and Elizabeth Dodd, university distinguished professor of English, writer and poet. See Katie Kingery-Page or Stephanie Rolley if you would like more information about the Prairie Studies Intiative and read here. 

Students in the Associate Professor Lorn Clement's Landscape Architecture Seminar I class participated in a design charrette held by IAPD Assistant Professor Dustin Headley and his Digital Fabrication class, sponsored by Norris Design, Inc. last Thursday, February 27.

OF INTEREST

Courage for Cyrus is a fundraising blog to help the Shubert family with expenses while Cyrus undergoes treatment. Click here to access it.

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning has extended its Call for Abstract deadline to March 5 at 3 am EST. Click here for more information.

The Kansas APA Spring Symposium will take place Friday, March 28 in Lawrence, Kan from 10 am- 4 pm. Click here for more information.

Ball State will be offering CapAsia VIII, in Spring 2015. If you are interested email Professor Nihal Perera at nperera@bsu.edu as soon as possible. Click here for more information.

MANHATTAN URBAN AREA COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATE PROJECT MEETING DATES

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 12-16 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   
Mon    Mar 17 PGASLA Call for Entries in the 2014 Design Competition are due

MEETINGS

Thurs  Mar 6, LA Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, agenda
Thurs  Mar 13, RCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30
No LARCP Faculty Meetings in March
Thurs   Apr 3, LA Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Thurs   Apr 10, RCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Thurs   Apr 17, LARCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Thurs   Apr 24, LARCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Thurs   May 1,  LA Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm--tentative
Thurs   May 8,  RCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Week of May 12-16, Curriculum Reviews, specifics TBA

EVENTS
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: Tulu Toros, Restorative Urban Design:  A Design Methodology for Mitigating Major Impacts on Nature through Urban Redevelopment, Seaton 104, 12:00 pm
Tues      Mar 11  Prairie Studies Initiative Kick-Off, Water, Bluemont Hall Room 101, 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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