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The "Sine Bench" in the shop, the UHaul, and on site at Midtown in Denver.

September 15, 2014

This week in IAPD

IAPD Student Council Election Results

Congratulations to all of the new officers and representatives for the IAPD Student Council for 2014-15! We had an incredible turnout of those willing to serve and this reflects well on the character and generosity of our students. The election results:

President- Nichole Finke 5th
Vice President- Erin Heiden 4th
Treasurer- Whitney Lawson 3rd
Secretary- Abby Buchmann 5th
Event Coordinators- Jessica Griesemer 4th
                                     Jamie Causey 2nd

Class Representatives
5th Year- Rachel Botten, Brianna Stevens
4th Year- Diana Blom, Amanda Sloup
3rd Year- Nicole Baith, Kelsey Castinado
2nd Year- Whitney Allen, Abby Reese

Loose Ends

The IAPD office is in need of some information from all students. We need every person's Insurance Card,Emergency Contact Information and  Photo Release form. Please click on each form, fill them out and return all three to the office by dropping them off or via email at iapd@ksu.edu. 


Wine and Cheese Fundraiser
IAPD will be doing a stadium clean up this Thursday after the K-State-Auburn game as a fundraiser for our annual Wine and Cheese event. We will meet at the stadium at 10 pm and clean for 1.5-2 hours and will each make $12 an hour. 

If you are interested in volunteering or want more details, please contact Erin Heiden (eheiden@ksu.edu). 

Paper Presentations

Congratulations to Vibha Jani whose paper Opening Doors for Holistic Design Through Introduction of Academic Research Projects was selected to be presented for the International Conference on Education and Research (ICERI2014). This conference will be taking place in Madrid, Spain. 

Lunch and Learn

A local representative for Forbo Flooring Systems, a manufacturer of high-quality commercial and residential floor coverings for over 150 years, will be visiting K-State on Tuesday, October 7th from 11:30-12:30 for a Lunch and Learn. Lunch will be provided while Scott Reeder informs us of Forbo's flooring solutions. Come to check out some of their newest products to specify in our designs! Please RSVP to Morgan Stafford atmcstaff@ksu.edu

IIDA and Huffington Post

In a piece titled, "Workplace Wellness: 7 Workplace Design Experts Weigh in on the Next Big Thing," five IIDA Members spoke about their expert opinions on the increased interest in workplace design, and the effect it has on our overall health and well-being. Click here to read the article! 

NSF Graduate Research Scholarship

The Fulbright Program for U.S. Students was established in 1946 to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United State and the people of other countries. They are offering a scholarship for this school year to graduate students. 

Click here for information and details on how to apply. If you have questions, please ask Vibha Jani (jani@ksu.edu). 

News News News

IDSA's and Interior design Media complied a list of interesting topics you may be interested. 

IDSA's designBytes articles have an insight into the world of product  design and the many uses it has in our world. Click here for a list of articles to read. 

Interior Design Media focuses their articles on interior design topics. Titles of articles include Mona Lisa Smile;Dream TeamJust BreathRubber Ducky 2.0Is Bigger Better?Go Fish and Rating Wars. Click on one to check them out! 

Weigel Notes

The power of habit - why we do what we do in life and in business is now in Weigel and available for checkout!

As well, the 2nd edition of Peter Tregenza and David Loe's The Design of Lighting is available.

Stop on in to check out these books or any of the other books on their shelves. 

Herman Miller Competition! 

Herman Miller is holding a new competition with the mobile worker in mind. Competition winner will receive $10,000 plus product royalties! Check it out here!