MONDAY MEMO 09.30.13
LA and RCP mid-semester grades are due to Jayna Monday, Oct. 7. Please contact her if you have any questions or concerns.
OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Dr. Judith Major will present "Mariana Grizworld Van Rensselaer: A Landscape Critic in the Gilded Age" at 4:30 pm Monday, Sept. 30 in the K-State Student Union Little Theater.
The American Planning Association Conference is being held Oct. 3-4 in Manhattan, Kan. The conference will include presentations by the following faculty.
- Assistant Professor Jason Brody, The Armory: interdisciplinary education in urban planning, design, and development
- Assistant Professor Huston Gibson, Talking Green in Red States
- Professor Tim Keane, Political Fragmentation, Development and Water Resource Management
- Professor John Keller, Generations of Sign Control
-Associate Professor Larry Lawhon, Participating in Panel: Exactions and Development Fees, Innovative Techniques for Capital Improvements
- Assistant Professor Kate Nesse, What Political Yard Signs Indicate
Faculty and students will receive the two New Horizon Awards (announced last week) at the Friday awards luncheon.
James van Sweden passed away on September 20. Remembering him brings to mind the hours he spent critiquing student work and talking about career possibilities with post-bac landscape architecture students when he lectured at K-State.
Green Action Fund proposals may be submitted now to the Office of Sustainability. Started with $40,000 from SGA, the fund supports sustainability projects at K-State. Any student, student group, faculty member, or academic program can write a proposal to fund a sustainability-oriented project at K-State. To find out more click here or email Kathryn Douglass at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tom Jacobs, Mid-America Regional Council, will present a brown bag lunch seminar, Environmental Planning and Ecosystem Valuation in Metro K.C. from noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 1 in the Big 12 Room of the K-State Student Union. The seminar is presented by the Urban Water Institute and open to all faculty and students.
The seventh session of the World Urban Forum, Urban Equity in Development- Cities for Life, will be hosted next year in Medellin, Colombia. The Forum is organized every two years by the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) for the discussion, promotion and design of sustainable housing and urban development policies and programs.
2014 UAA Annual Conference Call for Participation
San Antonio, Texas
March 19-22, 2014
Borders and Boundaries in an Age of Global Urbanization
With a special track on Urban Issues in Central & South America and the Caribbean
Abstract/Proposal Deadline: October 1, 2013
DEADLINES AND EVENTS
MEETINGS AND DEADLINES
Thurs Oct 3, LA Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, agenda
Mon Oct 7. LA and RCP grades due to Jayna
Tues Oct 8, Tenure Faculty Meeting, Seaton 301, 10 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 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
Mon Sept 30, Judith Major's Lecture, Union Little Theater, 4:50 pm
Fri Oct 3-4, Kansas APA Meeting, Manhattan Hilton Garden Inn
Fri-Mon Oct 4-7, Beamish Specialization Studio Trip to Blanche Nuit, Toronto
Mon Oct 14, RCP Distinguished Lecture, Chuck Marohn
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
Planning in Pop Culture 91.9 Show
The Meadow Blog
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