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12.02.13

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Containment, Photos by Conner Bruns, Neal Heidt and Connor Kraus, Assistant Professor Jon Hunt's Design Graphics and Visual Thinking class
Landscape Architecture | Regional and Community Planning
MONDAY MEMO 12.02.13
 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The LA l RCP Schedule of Final Reviews is available here

Annual Evaluation materials will be conveyed via KSOL this year. Each faculty/staff member will share instructor level access with Stephanie on their individual 'class' on KSOL, available at the end of the day, December 2. Specific instructions will be located on KSOL and discussed at the December LA and RCP faculty meetings. Annual evaluations are due Monday, January 13. 

OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Assistant Professor Jessica Canfield and Professor Tim Keanesecured the first financial support for the Re-envisioning Campus Creek project, a $15,000 KSU President and Provost Academic Excellence award supporting project exhibition and documentation.

Associate Professor Larry Lawhon's "Senior Cohousing: An Option for Boomers" article will be published in APA Planning Magazine's December issue.

Assistant Professor 
Hyung Jin Kim co-authored  "TCOPPE school environmental audit tool: Assessing safety and walkability of school environments",  published in the September issue of the Journal of Physical Activity & Health.

Department Head Stephanie Rolley has been appointed to the Landscape Architecture Magazine Editorial Committee. 

OF INTEREST

This year's Bowman Design Forum Lecture features Maura Rockcastle, landscape architect, Senior Associate with the Tom Leader Studio and HWS Cleveland Fellow at the University of Minnesota and her father, Garth Rockcastle, Architecture Professor at the University of Maryland. 4:00 pm, December 11, Union Little Theater.

The Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University, in partnership with the Cleveland Restoration Society, is hosting the conference, "Historic Preservation in America's Legacy Cities," from Thursday, June 5 - Saturday, June 7, 2014. For more information about call for proposals click here.

The Florida State University Department of Urban & Regional Planning is hosting a program on Sustainable Communities in London in Summer, 2014. For more information about the program click here.

The Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) released the updated Natural Resource Inventory 2.0 for the nine county Kansas City region this week. Click here to view data.

John Fregonese of Fregonese Associates, developers of the Envision Tomorrow software, will be the keynote speaker at the Creating Sustainable Places wrap-up luncheon, Dec 6, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Kauffman Foundation. Click here for more information and to RSVP.

DEADLINES AND EVENTS

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

Tues    Dec 10, AICP Student Project Awards nomination deadline

Wed     Dec 11, Bowman Design Forum Lecture, Union Little Theater, 4:00 pm

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

Thurs   Dec 5, Jeremy Merrill's Ph.D. Defense, Increasing Creativity in Design Education: Measuring the Affect of Cognitive Exercises on Student Creativity, 106c, 3:00 pm

Thurs   Dec 5, Brian Davis of Jeffrey L. Bruce & Company presentation on green roofs, Seaton 305, 4:00 pm (during LAR 410, open to all)

Mon     Dec 9, Holiday Treats for Students, 106c, noon

Tues     Dec 10, Massages for Students, 106c, noon

Wed      Dec 11, Yoga for Students, 106c, noon

Thurs    Dec 19, APDesign Holiday Party, Kathouse Lounge, 5:30-8:30 pm

Mon      Jan 13, Annual Evaluations due on KSOL

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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