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Department News

Grant secured from the EPA for on-campus green infrastructure monitoring

LARCP Professors Jessica Canfield, Lee Skabelund and Katie Kingery-Page, along with Dr. Stacy Hutchinson of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, secured a $20,000 grant to K-State from the EPA. The funds will be used to conduct green infrastructure monitoring at two on-campus sites - the rain garden at the International Student Center and the Meadow.

The Summer 2015 LARCP e-newsletter has been published

You'll find news of:

  • New scholarships made possible by alumni
  • Student master's reports making an impact
  • Commencement awards
  • New faculty member announcement
  • Faculty presentations and awards
  • And much more!

View the issue here

Regional & Community Planning Program Welcomes New Faculty Member

Regional & Community Planning Program is happy to announce that Greg Newmark will be joining its faculty in the Fall as an assistant professor.

Newmark completed his doctorate in City and Regional Planning in 2011 at the University of California, Berkeley. Since then he has worked in Chicago, initially for the Regional Transportation Authority and currently at the Center for Neighborhood Technology. He specializes in policies to improve the sustainability of transportation at both the system and individual scale.

To date, his research has largely systematized understudied facets of transportation planning or explored individual travel behavior – both in the service of policy formation.

Read more about Greg Newmark

Students create a digital presence for landscape architecture in Manhattan

This past spring, two landscape architecture students dove into a world of coding, marketing and app creation in hopes of spreading the word of landscape architecture and winning the national Wayne Grace Memorial Competition.

The Landscape Architectural Registration Boards Foundation, CLARB, which supports landscape architecture education and research, hosts the annual competition. Entries were challenged to effectively communicate to the public, non-landscape architects, about one or more of the seven impacts of landscape architecture on welfare as identified by CLARB.

MLA 4th years Neal Heidt and Timothy Kellams set out to create something unique for the competition as part of a class assignment in LAR 442, Site Planning and Design.

Read more about the project


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