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College of Architecture, Planning and Design



IIDA Meeting
Photo by Taylor Hegarty
IIDA held its second event with the Interior Design chapter on Monday, Sept. 12.
Visiting professionals speak to IIDA Chapter
We were pleased to have two visiting professionals with us, including IAPD graduate 
Our alumni representatives provided the attendees with great information about benefits of being an IIDA student member. They covered upcoming events, awards and competitions, networking opportunities, suggestions for group gatherings, and gave some information about themselves. The meeting was a huge success with one of the biggest turnouts the club has seen!
- Taylor Hegarty
IAPD [News]
Students to present at international conference
Research papers by 24 master's students in interior architecture & product design at Kansas State University's College of Architecture, Planning & Design, known as APDesign, have been accepted for presentation at an international conference.

The students wrote the papers as members of teams for the Design Research course taught by Vibhavari Jani, associate professor of interior architecture and product design. The papers will be presented at the 10th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, Nov. 16-18, in Seville, Spain. This is one of the largest international education conferences for educators, researchers, technologists and professionals. More than 700 experts from 80 countries will get together to present their research projects. [MORE]

ICERI 2017 Conference: Accepted Student Papers and Posters
Acoustic and visual privacy in post-secondary informal learning environments
Authors: J. Headrick, A. Scripsick, E. Witsken, J. Yoder

Assessing millennial student dependability on technology within higher education collaborative environments
Authors:Whitney Allen, Natalie Hill, Abigail Reese, Hana Robinson

Informal learning environments: addressing the psychological, social, and cultural needs of multicultural and multi-generational students engaging in project based collaboration
Authors: Chelsea Bainbridge, Yue Fei, Lance Maine, Sichao Wang

Influences of informal collaborative learning environments on the learning outcomes of students
Authors: Craig Farmer, Sloan Satterlee, Malia Young, Sunny Zhao

Abstract id: 2107
Lighting strategy for informal collaborative learning environments: lighting design's impact on the productivity and satisfaction of collaborators
Authors: Kendra Lemon, Laura Pinilla, Rebecca Keating, Sarah Cooper
Abstract id: 2096
Anthropometrics and ergonomics in correlation to effective informal learning environments
Authors: Madeline Appel, Jamie Causey, Molly Gardner, Hannah Gwartney
Jani's paper accepted for presentation
IAPD Department Professor Vibha Jani's paper "Developing informal learning environments of tomorrow for institutes of higher education" has been accepted for presentation and publication at the 10th International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI) being held in Seville, Spain November 16 -18. ICERI is one of the largest international education conferences for educators, researchers, technologists and professionals. More than 700 experts from 80 countries will get together to present their research projects.
IAPD [Deadlines]
Insurance Cards
The IAPD office will need a copy on file of your insurance card. You may bring your card into the IAPD office and we will make a copy for you or you can email a copy of your card to Carissa Scott, carissa3@ksu.edu.  We require an updated copy of your insurance each year. Please get this done ASAP!
IAPD [Events]
IDSA Meeting
IDSA will meet Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 6:30 PM in room 0099. The agenda includes an introduction to new IAPD department head, Nathan Howe.
APDPro: Portfolio Reviews (IAPD 4th Years ONLY) + Resume Critiques
Monday, Sept. 25, 5:30-7:30 PM, Meet in Seaton 1137
Prepare for Mock Interviews by having your portfolio reviewed by faculty or professionals from regional firms. While you wait to be critiqued, a representative from the Career Center can review your resume. LIMITED TO 16 STUDENTS.
IAPD [Awards/Competitions/Scholarships]
APDesign Student Video Awards
APDesign is looking for innovative and inspiring videos to showcase our beautiful new building to potential students. These videos should excite people about design and the idea of studying at the College of Architecture, Planning, and Design.

This year's theme for the video competition is: "... APDesign..."

The title of your video may include words before and after APDesign, and we encourage you to think outside of the box about how to show case our school.

There are 3 video categories:
2 Minutes or Less
30 Seconds or Less
GIF Production

To be considered for the competition you must complete the online entry form and deliver your video submission on a thumb drive to Thomas Jackson, room 2132G, between 12:00 PM noon September 25 and 12:00 PM noon October 2, 2017.

For more information about ENTRY RULES and AWARDS, click here.

Spark Tank: Research Travel Grant Award
Spark Tank is a chance for you to submit your research idea to a panel of judges and receive feedback to help you strengthen your OURCI Grant Application. Two $1000 OURCI Grants will be awarded at the Spark Tank Event!
Details: Each presenter will have 5 minutes to present their project to a panel of judges; Presentations should be a maximum of 5 minutes; 5 minutes for questions and feedback from judges
Apply for the event by September 22 by clicking here.
The actual event will take place Thursday, October 5, from 1:00-3:00 PM in the Union Big 12 Room
For more information about applying for an OURCI Research/Travel Grant, click here.
Gensler Scholarship
The Gensler Scholarship recognizes and supports leadership potential in the field of Design and Architecture through a $2,500 Award. More information about the scholarship can be found here.
IDEC Foundation Graduate Scholar Award 
Submit by November 18

This grant, distributed through the IDEC Foundation, provides travel funding to interior design graduate students, who desire to become interior design educators in the future, to participate in the IDEC Annual Conference.

Each grant is awarded in the amount of $1,000; the number awarded will be determined prior to announcing the winners, pending availability of funding. 

PAVE Accepting Applications
The Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE) is now accepting applications for its 2017 scholarship program benefiting college students. 
Guidelines, requirements, and the application can be found at www.paveglobal.org. The deadline for applications is Oct. 13, 2017.
IIDA Design Wars 2017
Friday, October 6, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM in Kansas City
The 5th Annual IIDA Student Design Wars will challenge teams of students to imagine a creative design for an existing interior space in Kansas City.  Each team will have 3 hours to complete hand-drawings and sketches, provide concept images, put together a presentation and then pitch their solutions to a panel of local design professionals. The winning team selected by the panel will split a $1,000 cash prize!
This event is open to all IAPD students. Students do NOT have to be IIDA student members to participate, and will sign up individually and assigned a team prior to the event. 
For more information about the event, click here .
Sign up by September 29 by clicking here. 
AIA KRob Competition
The Ken Roberts Memorial Delineation Competition is a competition that aims to honor hand and digital delineation by student and professionals from around the world. Entries can include elevations, sections, conceptual ideas, final renderings, travel sketches, 3D printed projects, and more.

For more information about the KRob Delineation Competition, click here

To see past winners of the KRob Delineation Competition, click here

All entries must be received by Friday, October 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM CDT.
2017 IIDA Design Competition
The Student Design Competition celebrates original design and rewards individuals and/or teams whose projects demonstrate innovative, functional design solutions that have a positive environmental and human impact, while allowing emerging professionals the opportunity to showcase their work and fresh design ideas to professionals working in the field.
Prizes from OFS Brands: 1st Place - $2,500; 2nd Place - $1,500; 3rd Place - $750
Entry Information:
Review the official 2017 competition guidelines.
Competition Opens - Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 
Deadline to Enter - Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, 11:59 p.m. Central
Disney Imaginations Competition 2017
Register by October 29

Submission deadline November 27, 2017

Choose an actual abandoned or "ghost town" from anywhere in the world and re-vitalize it!
APDesign [Updates/Events]
Raising Academic Integrity Standards in Education
Faculty who would like to test out the new online academic integrity program, RAISE may contact Stacey Chard in the Student Academic Services office, 532-1185 or schard@ksu.edu. The RAISE program is designed to help educate students about academic integrity and cheating. 
The program contains 5 sections. Topics include: unauthorized collaboration; technology; plagiarism/copyright; and decision-making guidelines. Students must pass a test after each section before moving forward. Students can complete the modules over time, or they can complete all of the sections during a class period/scheduled appointment. It takes about 55 minutes to complete the program. ENVD students and new Post-Bac students will participate in the program this semester.
APDPro: Putting Your International Experience to Work
Thursday, Sept. 21, 5:30 PM, Regnier 2124
RETURNED EDUCATION ABROAD STUDENTS ONLY. Joe Milostan of Education Abroad will co-lead this workshop with Andrew Kohls from the Career Center. In the workshop, you'll reflect on your study abroad experience and learn to incorporate these experiences into your resumes and cover letters, as well as how to talk about your international experiences in a professional way.
APDPro: "Landing Your Dream Job" with Matt Wallace, Lake|Flato
Thursday, Sept. 28, 5:30 PM, Regnier 2123
This presentation is useful for all disciplines. Matt Wallace, hiring manager at Lake|Flato Architects will provide advice on submitting quality job applications, interview tips, negotiating your worth and everything in between.
Students at Work
Photo by Taylor Hegarty

Studios in session
New studio spaces offer great work areas for students.
Events + Deadlines

19 - IDSA, 6:30 PM, Seaton 0099
21 - APDPro, Regnier 2124, 5:30 PM
22 - Ekdahl Lecture, Pete Wenger, 4:30 PM, Regnier Hall
25 - APDPro, 5:30 PM, Seaton 1137
25 - SPARK, 6:00 PM, Seaton 2123
28 - Faculty Meeting, 11:30 AM
28 - APDPro, 5:30 PM, Regnier 2123
9 - SPARK, 6:00 PM, Seaton 2123
12 - Faculty Meeting, 11:30 AM
13 - Seaton Hall/Regnier Hall Dedication
14 - Family Day
16 - Mock Interviews, Berney Family Welcome Center
16 - SPARK, 6:00 PM, Seaton 2123
23 - SPARK, 6:00 PM, Seaton 2123
25 - Ekdahl Lecture, Ryan Gravel, Regnier Hall, 4:30 PM
26  - Faculty Meeting, 11:30 AM
30 - SPARK , 6:00 PM, Seaton 2123
6 - SPARK, 6:00 PM, Seaton 2123
8 - Ekdahl Lecture, Mogens Smed, Regnier Hall, 4:30 PM

9 - Faculty Meeting, 11:30 AM
13 - SPARK, 6:00 PM, Seaton 2123
27 - SPARK, 6:00 PM, Seaton 2123
30 - Faculty Meeting, 11:30 AM
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