Iris Kingery and friend at the Northview E;lementary School Learning Garden, site of summer studies by the Autism Research Team USRG studies, LARCP team member Katie Kingery-Page
Landscape Architecture | Regional and Community Planning
MONDAY MEMO 07.29.13
Pecha Kucha time is almost here. Please send one pdf with three pages to Stephanie by the end of the day Friday, August 16, making note if you embedded any moving images. Focus: your current teaching, scholarship and service. Pages will be on a 15 second timer for our lunch time presentations to one another during our August 19 faculty meeting.
Student Learning Outcomes information provided by the Academic Affairs committee at our May meeting is available as you prepare for the Fall semester. It includes the handout and a ppt presentation.
TheFY2014 Post-Travel Reimbursement Formwith updated reimbursement amounts is now available on the LARCP Faculty site on KSOL.
Proposals for Intersession courses for January 2014 are due to DCE on September 16. You may also submit May and August 2014 proposals at this time. To ensure that we don't create conflicts with our own classes, please submit your January proposal to Stephanie by September 9, prior to submittal to DCE. May and August proposals should be submitted to Stephanie by October 28.
Computers distributed to our department in the refurbishment of the college lab are available to faculty. Please let Stephanie know this week if you have a proposed use for one of the three left. Any computers not used will go into a pool that Brent Chamberlain is collecting for a rendering farm that will be accessible to all.
OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Assistant Professor Katie Kingery-Page is now a licensed landscape architect through the Kansas Board of Technical Professions. Congratulations, Katie!
Water Matters Day, sponsored by the Konza Rotary, will be August 10. The day begins at the City Library with a symposium and moves to City Pool for the afternoon. A brochure outlines speakers and events.
Four of the six landscape architects newly licensed by the Kansas State Board of Technical Professions are KSU grads:
Andrew Jordan, BLA '06
Dustin Marsh, BLA '08
Timothy Merklein, BLA '08
Laura Turnbull, MLA '96
Laurie Olin, FASLA, received a National Medal of Arts, the highest award given to artists and arts patrons by the United States Government, from President Obama earlier this month. The citation: Renowned for his acute sense of harmony and balance between nature and design, Mr. Olin has dedicated his energy to shaping many iconic spaces around the world and to educating new leaders in his art.
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