MONDAY MEMO 10.14.13
Charles "Chuck" Marohn will present "Curbside Chat" at 4 pm Monday, Oct. 14, in the K-State Student Union's Little Theater as a part of the Regional & Community Planning Distinguished Lecture series.
Dr. Meghan Wieters will present Sedentary by Practice: How can we integrate physical activity as part of daily routines at work on Wednesday, Oct. 23 in 106c at noon. Wieters is an Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma and is visiting K-State for her Big 12 Fellowship supporting her work with Dr. Huston Gibson.
OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Healthy Schools: Environmental Factors, Children's Health and Performance, and Sustainable Building Practices, a $999,860 proposal to the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Research and Development National Center for Environmental Research, Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Program, was submitted by Dr. Huston Gibson, Lead Principal Investigator, with Co-principal investigators Dr. Hyung Jin Kim, Dea “Dede” Brokesh, RLA, GRP, ASLA, and R. Todd Gabbard, LEEP-AP.
Associate Professor Blake Belanger will be giving a guest lecture at KU on Oct 17. His presention to Bruce Johnson's Site Planning class will focus on mapping in general and critical mapping specifically.
A Huffington Post blog about Generation Y came to us from Paul Kissinger. Excellent illustrations and an introduction to the Ngram Viewer from Google.
The 2014 AICP Student Project Awards nomination deadline is Tuesday, Dec. 10. Student projects completed between December 2010-December 2013 are eligible for nomination. Click here for more information.
The Student-Centered Tuition Enhancement Committee will be collecting and reviewing proposals for FY 2015 funding. This money feeds directly from student’s tuition dollars and funds such projects as K-State First, Wildcat Watch and Diversity Programming Council. The committee is looking to expand the project list and is searching for new initiatives that could have a long-term benefit to K-State. Click here for more information.
DEADLINES AND EVENTS
MEETINGS AND DEADLINES
Tues Oct 15, Tenured Faculty Meeting, Seaton 301, 10 am - 12:30 pm
Thurs Oct 17, LARCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:00 pm--Please come celebrate John Keller's 40th year, presentation by Gary Leitnaker at 12:30 pm, no faculty meeting.
Thurs Oct 24, LARCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 am - 1:30 pm
Mon Oct 28, May and August Intersession proposals due to Stephanie
Tues Dec 10, AICP Student Project Awards nomination deadline
Mon Oct 14, RCP Distinguished Lecture, Chuck Marohn
Wed Oct 23, Meghan Wieters, Sedentary by Practice: How can we integrate physical activity as part of daily routines at work, 106c, noon
Thurs Oct 24, APDPro Event, Katie Kingery-Page and Kate Nesse, Public Interest Planning and Design, Pierce Commons, 4:30 pm
Wed Nov 6, RCP Ekdahl Lecture, Ken Greenberg
Sat Nov 9, APDesign Research Symposium with Linda Sorrento, Executive Director of the National Academy of Environmental Design
Planning in Pop Culture 91.9 Show
The Meadow Blog
planpop: the City Planning & POP Culture Blog