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The Scary Prairie, Photos by Laura Monisse and Kristina Gerhrer
Landscape Architecture | Regional and Community Planning
MONDAY MEMO 10.28.13


The Teaching Projections workbook distributed in our Oct. 24 faculty meeting is available in the KSOL LA l RCP Faculty >Faculty Affairs>Teaching folder. Updated versions will be available there as completed, file name ending with date of version.

Thank you to all who ensured that we have a great exhibit up for the Legislative Tour of Seaton, especially Courtney, Jessica, Jon, Alpa, Lee, Dede, LaBarbara, Blake, Katie and Barbara. 

Please remind students that this is the last week to donate food to be given to the First Lutheran Church of Manhattan. LA l RCP students and fifth-grade classes of Woodrow Wilson Elementary are working together to raise food for its food pantry. Each LARCP studio has been given a labeled box, and the studio that donates the most items will receive a prize.

Tim Jacobs, the Director for the Environmental Programs at MARC, is going to present to Assistant Professor Brent Chamberlain's LAR 704 class on Friday, Nov. 1 from 3:30-4:30 pm. Please let Brent know if you are interested in attending the lecture.


Assistant Professor Katie Kingery-Page presented the Meadow project at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Manhattan Sunday, Oct. 27 at 10:45 am.

Associate Professor Lee Skabelund spoke to the Students for Environmental Action chapter on Oct. 16. The presentation included discussions over Skabelund's rain-garden and two green roof projects.

Boxhattan took place from noon-3pm on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the First Lutheran Church of Manhattan. This semester's participants were James Wood, John Scott, Deanne Peterson, Jessica Weber, Dr. Huston Gibson, Dr. Larry Lawhon, Dr. Meghan Wieters and the fifth-grade classes of Woodrow Wilson Elementary.

Assistant Professor Katie Kingery-Page and Rebecca Melvin's, MLA '12, article, "
Site as Experiential Playground: Artistic Research for a Learning Landscape", will be published in an upcoming issue of the International Journal of Pedagogy and Curriculum. Their order of authorship was determined by using tools available on the American Psychologicial Association websiteinformation that you may find useful. In particular A Graduate Student’s Guide to Determining Authorship Credit and Authorship Order contains checklists and metrics.

Assistant Professor Katie Kingery-Page was invited to participate in the Child Development & Community Engagement focus events sponsored by President Schulz and the Knowledge Based Economic Development at the Manhattan / K-State Innovation Center, Oct. 31, 2013.


Landscape Performance Education Grants
The Landscape Architecture Foundation is offering five $2,500 mini-grants to select university faculty for Spring 2014. 
Applications due: Oct 31, 2013

Case Study Investigation (CSI)
The Landscape Architecture Foundation is accepting applications for Research Fellows in the Case Study Investigation (CSI) program that will run Mar – Aug, 2014.
Expressions of Interest due: Nov 15, 2013
Full Applications due: Dec 31, 2013

The Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation is holding a call for papers and posters for the 36th Annual Meeting in Saint Paul, Minnesota on May 21-24, 2014. Click here for more information.

The 2014 APA Economic Development Division Travel Scholarship is now accepting submissions. Applications are due Jan. 15, 2014 and applicants must be enrolled or recent graduates in PAB-accredited planning departments. Click here for more information.

The KSU Institute for Student Learning AssessmentNov. 12, is open to all faculty and staff at no charge. 

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Landscape Architecture is hosting LAbash2014 on March 27-29, 2014. Click here for more information.

Sign-up for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s listserv to receive notices instantly when opportunities are posted to their website.


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

Thurs   Oct 31, LARCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm. This meeting will replace the LA (Nov 7) and RCP (Nov 14) meetings, agenda

Thurs   Nov 21, LARCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

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

Tues    Dec 10, AICP Student Project Awards nomination deadline

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

Thurs and Fri, Jan 16 and 17, LARCP faculty meetings related to 2014-2015 special events--not all day but taking place on those two days.


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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