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March 14, 2014

Message from the Department Head
Wishing you a productive and safe Spring Break! Our next newsletter will be issued on Monday, March 24 and will be filled with news and events. Watch for it.

Congratulations to our IAPD faculty:
Assistant Professor Katrina Lewis has been awarded Tenure and Promoted to Associate Professor.
Associate Professor Vibha Jani has been awarded Tenure.
Please offer your congratulations to Katrina and Vibha on their accomplishments! Look for more information in our next newsletter.

Faculty Book Adoption Deadlines
Faculty: Book adoptions are due for the Summer and Fall 2014 classes. Adoptions for summer classes are due March 15th and adoptions for fall are due April 15th. They can be submitted by sending a printed textbook list to store staff, emailing to 1336@mgr@follett.com or completing the online adoption form under the faculty heading at the bottom of the page at www.k-statecampusstore.com. The Campus Store password is 1336.

News and Events
Congratulations to 4th year student Josef Lang. His chair design which won “Best in Show” at the Monsters of Designcompetition last week has been picked up by a manufacturer for production. Josef is in the process of working out details, but if you are interested in purchasing a chair, send him an email at langj1@ksu.edu. Read more.

Design Futures Workshop
On Saturday, March 8th, Professor Dustin Headley traveled to Kansas City for an hour long 3D workshop for the Design Futures High School Edition associated with Design Week. During his exercise “String-i-tecture” the students deconstructed the room and assembled new space. Check out this YouTube video one of the participants made!

Furniture Show
Less than a month away!


IIDA Educator of the Year
IIDA is now accepting nominations for the IIDA Educator of the Year Award. Take a moment to nominate an educator! The award is a demonstration of IIDA’s commitment to education in the interior design profession. Read more about the qualifications and how to nominate someone here. Applications are due April 7th.

ATID Symposium
The ATID department is sponsoring a symposium and Showcase of Excellence with the theme: Sustainability: How YOU Can Make a Difference. The submission deadline is April 1, 2014 and for more information visit here.

Callison is offering a $5000 scholarship and paid internship to three students currently studying architecture, interior design or graphic design. The location of the internship will be at their Seattle, New York, Los Angeles or Dallas office. Applications are due March 28th. You can learn more and download the application here.

Involvement Opportunities
IDSA Design Conferences and Free Webinars
IDSA conference registration deadlines are quickly approaching. Each regional conference is packed with speakers and exciting sessions you will not want to miss.

IDSA is also hosting a free webinar this coming Wednesday, March 19th focusing on how to innovate and ideate better with tools for your creative design process with less hassle.

To see information and register for both the conference and webinar, check out their website.

March 15-23 – Spring Break
March 27 – IAPD Faculty Meeting – 202F 11:30-1
March 27-28 – 5th Year Design Development Village Style Review – S 202F and S206
April 2 – Sally Augustin, Environmental Psychologist 4:00 PM in the Little Theatre
April 3 – Interviews regarding new building programming
April 4 – Furniture Show (DeadLeaf) + First Friday in KC
April 5 – Open House
April 7 – 10 - 3 DesignExpo in the K-State Alumni Center Ballroom
April 17 – IAPD Faculty Meeting – 202F 11:30-1
May 17 – APDesign Commencement