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College of Architecture, Planning and Design



    Wildcat Creek --  all of the studies completed by LARCP faculty and students have contributed to city and county understanding of precautions to take asantecedent moisture saturates our region  (click to see the result)

Landscape Architecture | Regional and Community Planning
MONDAY MEMO 08.05.13



LARCP Master's Report and Thesis Guidelin, a new department document (LARCPReportThesis2013v073013.docx) is available for faculty review in the KSOL LARCP Faculty>Academic Affairs>Student RSCA Development folder. We will vote to adopt the document at our August 19 meeting. Please forward any recommended edits to Stephanie by August 16.


Dr. Kate Nesse was selected to participate in the Journal of Planning Education and Research Writing Workshop, August 7-9, in Atlanta,Georgia. She will develop an article, Communicative planning as a preference revelatory mechanism for social utility, during the workshop.

Dr. Tim Keane will attend the Ecological Society of America Conference, Aguust 5-9, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in his role as Principal Investigator for the National Science Foundation grant Political Fragmnentation in Local Governance and Water Resource Management.

Professor Alpa Nawre will attend the National Science Foundation grant workshop at the University of Kansas, August 6.

The Island Press digital book sale ends today at midnight. Excellent books available for $4.99 each. This offer is available through all major e-book retailers and at islandpress.org. If you shop at islandpress.org, enter the code SALE for the discount.

Ian Scherling's, MLA '09, work with his colleagues at Sasaki Associates is described in a recent Wichita Business Journal article. 

The 7th Annual Built Environment and the Outdoors Summit will take place September 25-26 in Topeka. There are excellent speakers focused on the positive cognitive effects of nature immersion and connections between economic development, land use and community health. One day student registration is only $25.

The Public Interest Design Institute will be held in Kansas City, September 18 - 19,  2013. Presented by Design Corps along with our college, the University of Kansas School of Architecture Design and Planning and the Kansas City Design Center, the curriculum is formed around the Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) metric, a set of standards that outlines the process and principles of this growing approach to design. Early bird regular and student registration is open until August 30.




Wed     Aug 7, 5:00 pm, Deadline for KS APA Awards Nominations

Fri        Aug 16, Pecha Kucha pdf due to Stephanie

Mon     Aug 19, LARCP Faculty/Staff Back to School Meeting, all day

Thurs   Aug 22, LARCP Faculty and New PB Student Lunch, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Seaton 301

Sun      Aug 25, LA Studio Selection, 106c, 12:00 - 2:00 pm

Mon     Aug 26, LA and RCP Computer Setup, schedule and information

Mon     Aug 26, LARCP Forum, Union Little Theater, 1:30 pm

Mon     Aug 26, APDesign Forum, 3:30 pm

Thurs   Sept  5, LA Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Tues    Sept 10, Promotion and Tenure Presentation, Hunt, Seaton 106c, 5:30 pm

Thurs   Sept 12, RCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Thurs   Sept 12, Promotion and Tenure Presentation, Kingery-Page, Seaton 106c, 5:30 pm

Thurs   Sept 19, LARCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Thurs   Sept 19, Promotion and Tenure Presentation, Hahn, Seaton 106c, 5:30 pm

Mon     Sept 23, Promotion and Tenure Presentation, Brody, Seaton 106c, 5:30 pm

Tues    Sept 24, Mid-Tenure Presentation, Beamish, Seaton 106c, 5:30 pm

Wed    Sept 25, Mid-Tenure Presentation, Nawre, Seaton 106c, 5:30 pm

Thurs  Sept 26, LARCP Faculty Meeting with Advisory Council, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Thurs  Oct 3, LA Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Tues   Oct 8, Tenure Faculty Meeting, Seaton 301, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Thurs  Oct 10, RCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Tues   Oct 15, Tenured Faculty Meeting, Seaton 301, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Thurs  Oct 17, LARCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Thurs  Oct 24, LARCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 am - 1:30 pm 

Mon    Oct 28, May and August Intersession proposals due to Stephanie


Tues-Wed Aug 27-28  Design Days

Thurs   Sept 19, How the Brain Learns Symposium, TBA

Thurs - Fri  Sept 26 - 27, LARCP Advisory Council

Mon   Oct 14, RCP Distinguished Lecture, Chuck Mahron

Wed   Nov 6, RCP Ekdahl Lecture, Ken Greenberg

Sat     Nov 9, APDesign Research Symposium with Linda Sorrento, Executive Director of the National Academy of Environmental Design


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