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College of Architecture, Planning and Design

04.24.14

Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Student Connection 04.24.14

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the final Nicodemus team celebration, Friday, May 2 at noon in Pierce Commons. The team will present a brief visual synopsis of their proposal and premiere the process video that accompanies the project publication. Members of Nicodemus will be in attendance.

OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Assistant Professor Alpa Nawre recently presented her research “Infrastructure for Sustainable Resource Management: Talaab System” in a panel via Skype at the "Brave New South Asia: Science, Technology and Society" Center for South Asian Studies Annual Symposium at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

John Heiman's, MRCP 3rd year, logo design was selected to be used for the Annual APA-KS Conference in October. 

Mitchel Loring, MRCP 5th year, is featured in an article in the recent KSU Foundation’s  Good for K-State magazine highlighting the Gross Discovery Scholarship. Click here to read.

Abigail Fiala, MLA 2nd year, has been selected to serve on the 2014 Student Homecoming Committee.

SPA and SCASLA will assemble and sell rain barrels for the Wildcat Creek Watershed Council during EcoFest, Saturday, April 26.

PhD candidate Philip Omunga will defend his dissertation on Friday, May 16 at 10 am in 106c.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Weigel Library, Student assistants needed for the fall semester,Information

Office of Local Government, Department of Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Extension Associate, Watershed Economist, Information

Summer Institute on Environmental Stewardship, Student Mentor, Information

St. Louis County Department of Planning, Planner- Comprehensive Planning, Information
 
University of Idaho Extension, Tenure-track position of assistant professor in Extension Educator Community Development/Agriculture Valley County, Information

PJA architects + landscape architects, Seattle, Washington, Contact Russel Ploutz if interested at Russell@pjarchitects.com.

OF INTEREST

The Kansas Chapter of the American Planning Association has announced its call for sessions, presentations and planning commissioner training proposals for the 2014 KS-APA Conference to be held Oct 2-3 at the Hyatt Regency in Wichita, KS. Click herefor more information.

The Frederick Law Olmsted Symposium: A Discussion on Future Trends in the Design of Sustainable Urban Infrastructure
June 2, 2014, 8 – 11:30 a.m. at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia, the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech kicks off the search for the Frederick L. Olmsted Endowed Chair at the Olmsted Symposium. Join leading experts in sustainable urban infrastructure for a discussion of innovative research and practice as it relates to the genius of Frederick L. Olmsted and his vision for improving the urban environment. Speakers include:

Diane E. Davis, PHD, Professor of Urbanism and Development Graduate School of Design, Harvard University
Howard Frumkin, MD, DRPH, Dean and Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington School of Public Health
Richard Jackson, MD, MPH AIA(HON) ASLA(HON) Chair and Professor of Environmental Health Sciences; University of California, Los Angeles Fielding School of Public Health
Elizabeth S. MacDonald, PHD, Associate Professor of Urban Design; Department of City and Regional Planning, Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning; University of California, Berkley
Lynn A. Richards, MSES, MPA, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Congress for the New Urbanism
Frederick R. Steiner, PHD, Dean of School of Architecture and Henry M. Rockwell Chair in Architecture, University of Texas at Austin
Questions, please contact crystal.hanson@ce.gatech.edu.

DEADLINES AND EVENTS

If you have events or presentations you would like to advertise in the Student Connection, please email information to cdboman@ksu.edu by Wednesday of each week.
 
EVENTS


Fri Apr 25 PGASLA Awards Gala, Center for Architecture & Design, KCMO 6-10 pm, Click here to register

Sat May 17 APDesign Commencement, McCain Auditorium, 10 am

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

DEADLINES 

Sat  June 7 KS APA Conference presentation proposals due

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