Due to a rapid, uncontrolled increase in positive COVID-19 cases in our campus communities and throughout the state, Kansas State University is canceling commencement activities scheduled for Nov. 20-22. This includes ceremonies scheduled for the Manhattan and Salina campuses. The university will hold a virtual recognition in December, details will be published on the commencement website.
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The 2020-2021 Ekdahl Lecture Series is now on YouTube - Did you miss one of the sellar lectures this fall? Not to worry just select the one you would like to view below:
September 30 - Andreas Bell
October 7 - Carlos Jimenez
October 12 - Sara Zewde
November 11 - Brie Hensold
Six architecture students in the Master of Architecture program in K-State's College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, displayed outstanding design work at the 22nd annual Bowman Design Forum conducted virtually Nov. 11.
Sponsored by Manhattan architecture firm BBN Architects Inc. and hosted by APDesign, the forum brings acclaimed architects to campus to discuss work by students in the architecture department. The forum is an opportunity for students to present their work to architecture practitioners and educators for critiques.
- Brie Hensold, co-founder and principal at Agency Landscape + Planning, will present "Optimism and Action: Planning for Today" as part of the APDesign's, 2020-2021 Ekdahl Lecture Series at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11. The lecture is partially funded by the K-State Student Governing Association fine arts fee, along with sustained support from the Ekdahl family. This event is presented virtually and is free and open to the public.
- 'GHOSThattan': Community planning and math not too scary for USD 383 virtual fourth graders The K-State Student Planning Association, a registered departmental student organization, celebrated its 10th annual event, BOXhattan — GHOSThattan version — with 104 fourth grade students from USD 383 virtually on Oct. 22.
APDesign students earn Eisenhower Transportation Graduate Fellowship
Two graduate students from the College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, are Kansas State University's latest recipients of the prestigious Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Graduate Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Tyler Tripp, Frisco, Texas and Jason Groothuis, Omaha, Nebraska, both master's students in regional & community planning, received the fellowship, which supports graduate studies in transportation-related disciplines. Their selection marks the fifth year in a row that APDesign students have earned the fellowship and the fourth year in a row that multiple APDesign students have received this financial support.
Sara Zewde, founding principal of Studio Zewde, will present "The Aesthetics of Being" as part of the College of Architecture, Planning & Design's, or APDesign, 2020-2021 Ekdahl Lecture Series at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12.
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