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College of Architecture, Planning and Design

03.20.14

Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Student Connection 03.20.14
ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Green without Greed team is currently in France installing Assistant Professor Jessica Canfield's winning entry at theChaumont International Garden Festival. Follow their progress at greenwithoutgreed.blogspot.com.

Please submit software and/or hardware suggestions or requests to Professors Kate Nesse or Brent Chamberlain or RCPstudent Yihong Yan by Tuesday, March 25. Nesse, Chamberlain and Yan are the departmental representatives for the APDesign technology committee.
OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Congrats to RCP student Andy Hurtig for being selected to serve on the K-State Student Alumni Board! Click here to read more.
Assistant Professor Huston Gibson will present "From Ideas to Implementation: Planning for Pocket Parks"at the 2014 Urban Affairs Association Conference on Saturday, March 22. The paper was co-authored by Assistant Professor Jessica Canfield.Assistant Professor Huston Gibson’s article The Middle School Syndrome was recently published by Society. Click here for more information.  
Katie Kingery-Page, La Barbara Wigfall, and Leah Edwards have received a small grant from KSU’s Center for Engagement & Community Development to support Leah’s current MLA research project, “History, Identity, Art: Visually Expressing Nicodemus, KS's Identity.” The grant is a continuation of CECD’s ongoing support for engaged work in Nicodemus, Kansas. Leah is advised by major professor Katie Kingery-Page and committee members La Barbara Wigfall and Jon Hunt.
JOB OPPORTUNITIES
ASLA, Summer 2014 Communication Intern, Information
Platte County Parks and Recreation, Landscape Architect,Information
LandDesign, Entry Level Landscape Architects, Information
OF INTEREST
Claire Kremen, a premier international conservation biologist, will present "Restoring Pollinator Communities and Services in Intensively Managed Agricultural Landscapes," at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 11, in 103 Cardwell Hall. Click here for more information.
Deadline to register for the Kansas APA Spring Symposium is Tuesday, March 25. Click here for more information.
The National Endowment of Arts is hosting three webinar series highlighting international design initiatives and partnerships March 19, May 7 and June 18. Click here to register and learn more about the series.    
Landscape and Urban Planning is sponsoring a landscape photo contest asking participants to submit a photo taken by them of a landscape that has significant or special meaning and in a supporting narrative describe the place. Click here for more information.
The 2014 Leadership Institute is hosting an event Supporting Transformational Work in Nature-Based Outdoor Classrooms for Children July 27-30, 2014. Click here for more information. 
The National Academy of Environmental Design has opened a call for poster abstracts due May 1. The theme of the NAED 2014 Annual Workshop is A New Paradigm of Flows: Water and Design in the Greater Chesapeake Watershed Region. Click here for more information.


 
EVENTS
Mar 23-Apr 11 Jon Hunt, Mary K. Jarvis Scholar of Distinction, exhibition in Chang Gallery

Fri Mar 28 Kansas APA Spring Symposium, 9 am-4 pm, Eldridge Hotel Lawrence, KS

Mon Mar 31 SPOTLIGHT K-State, 7-10 pm, Forum Hall K-State Student Union

Sat Apr 5 K-State Open House 

Mon Apr 7 DesignExpo 2014, K-State Alumni Center, 10 am - 3 pm

Fri Apr 11 "Restoring Pollinator Communities and Services in Intensively Managed Agricultural Landscapes", 1:30 pm, 103 Cardwell

Wed-Thurs Sept 17-18 Built Environment and the Outdoors Summit, Information

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