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07.01.13

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   Summer on the Seaton First Floor Green Roof, Photo by Lee Skabelund



Landscape Architecture | Regional and Community Planning
MONDAY MEMO 07.01.13

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Ken Greenberg will deliver the 2013 Ekdahl Lecture on Wednesday, November 6. Readings from his book, Walking Home: The Life and Lessons of a City Builder, would be a great addition to Fall syllabi. You will find his book in Weigel on reserve.


OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Dr. Huston Gibson, Assistant Professor, was selected for a 2013-2014 Big 12 Factuly Fellowship supporting his work with University of Oklahoma faculty member Dr. K. Meghan Wieters of the Division of Regional and City Planning in the College of Architecture. They are studying how planners should present environmental topics for discussion and important work within our “red state” communities.

The Landscape Architecture Foundation June 2013 Newsletter featured the
Blue Hole Regional Park Case Study completed by LAF Research Fellow Jessica Canfield, Assistant Professor, and Research Assistant Elise Fagan, MLA Student.


OF INTEREST

MRCP Student John Scott's father passed away. Please stop by to sign a card that we will mail on Wednesday, July 3. 

The film Chasing Ice will be presented Saturday, July 13, 2-4 pm, at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The film will be followed by a panel discussion including Representative Hedke (author of HB 2366 concerning use of public funds on sustainable development), a representative of the Kansas Farmers Union, and Dr. Chuck Rice, Distinguished Professor of Agronomy.

 

DEADLINES AND EVENTS

MEETINGS AND DEADLINES

Mon     July 1, Deadline for KS APA Session Proposals

Wed     Aug 7, 5:00 pm, Deadline for KS APA Awards Nominations

Mon     Aug 19, LARCP Faculty/Staff Back to School Meeting, all day

Sun      Aug 25, LA Studio Selection, 12:00 - 2:00 pm

Mon     Aug 26, LA and RCP Computer Setup, schedule and information

Mon     Aug 26, LARCP Forum, Union Little Theater, 1:30 pm

Mon     Aug 26, APDesign Forum, 3:30 pm



EVENTS

June 3 - July 26  LA Summer Studio

Fri      July 12, Project Coordinator Interviews, all day

Sat     July 20, 2013 Dialog on Sustainability, 8:30 - 4:00, Seaton Hall, agenda

Tues-Wed July 27-28  Design Days

Wed   Nov 6, RCP Ekdahl Lecture, Ken Greenberg

Sat     Nov 9, APDesign Research Symposium



CONNECTIONS

The Meadow Blog

planpop: the C
ity Planning & POP Culture Blog

http://apdesign.k-state.edu/larcp/

 


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