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10.21.13

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Landscape Architecture | Regional and Community Planning
MONDAY MEMO 10.21.13
 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Nov. 5 LARCP faculty trip to meet with MARC has been postponed, date TBD. The Urban Water Institute board is using the date for a meeting with MARC.

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. 

Ben Ward will present "PLAY, DESIGN, GAME: Game design promises and provokes an opportunity for rapid, intense design and development. Come experience the ideas and the play behind the process. Are you ready for the challenge?" at the LARCP Colloquium Series on Friday, Oct. 25 at 4:30 pm in Seaton 106C. Ben is an instructional designer, technologist, educator, and life-long learning addict, who has developed and designed training programs, distance courses, face-to-face courses and instructional games.

OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Associate Professor Lee Skabelund will present "Lessons Learned from Rain-Gardens, Bio-Retention & Green Roof Design, Implementation, Monitoring & Maintenance Efforts in the Flint Hills Eco-Region" at the Govenor's Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas, Manhattan, KS, Oct. 25 at 8:30 am. 

Assistant Professor Jon Hunt is participating in the Int'l Thinking through Drawing Symposium & Drawing Research Network Conference: Interweavings: Pedagogy, Methodology and Research, New York, NY, Oct. 24-26.

OF INTEREST

Jon Champlin, MLA 2010, 
is employed at EDSA as a designer. View his employee profile here.  

Paul Kissinger, MLA '89 and Advisory Council member, followed up on last week's link to a perspective on Gen Y with two counterpoint blogs that you can read here and here.

DEADLINES AND EVENTS

Thurs  Oct 24, LARCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 am - 1:30 pm, agenda

Mon    Oct 28, May and August Intersession proposals due to Stephanie

Thurs   Oct 31, LARCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm. This meeting will replace the LA (Nov 7) and RCP (Nov 14) meetings

Thurs   Nov 21, LARCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Thurs   Dec 5, LA Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 -1:30 pm

Tues    Dec 10, AICP Student Project Awards nomination deadline

Thurs   Dec 12, RCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Thurs and Fri, Jan 16 and 17, LARCP faculty meetings related to 2014-2015 special events--not all day but taking place on those two days.

EVENTS

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

Fri       Oct 25, LARCP Colloquium Series, Ben Ward, Seaton 106C, 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


CONNECTIONS

Planning in Pop Culture 91.9 Show

The Meadow Blog


planpop: the City Planning & POP Culture Blog

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

 
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