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Image by Glen Jarrett and Ross DeVault, Assistant Professor Alpa Nawre's Laminated Landscapes in India class
Landscape Architecture | Regional and Community Planning
MONDAY MEMO 12.09.13


Assistant Professors Howard Hahn and Kate Nesse submitted a proposal to the Pro Practice Task Force that provides recommendations for advancing the college initiative per the discussion at the LA l RCP faculty meeting on Nov 21. Click here to read. 

Our first LARCP eNewsletter will be sent to LARCP alumni and friends tomorrow. We hope you enjoy reading about our department's 2013 events and accomplishments. Please let Courtney know if you have content ideas for our summer newsletter.

Lorn Clement's recent vocal cord surgery went well. His voice is much stronger and continued improvement is expected--yay!!


Two landscape architecture student group entries were accepted 
to the Unbuilt Vision exhibit to take place in Ankara, Turkey from Assistant Professor Alpa Nawre's Laminated Landscapes in India studio/seminar. The entries were submitted by Glen Jarrett & Ross DeVault (image above) and Gabriela Weber & Nicholas Mercado.

Assistant Professor Jessica Canfield's entry to the 
International Garden Festival at Chaumont sur Loire has been selected as one of the 2014 gardens. Working with MLA student Katie Leise, Jessica will construct her winning entry during March for the April-October festival.

Assistant Professor Brent Chamberlain's co-authored article "A Decision Support System for the Design and Evaluation of Sustainable Wastewater Solutions" has been pre-publishedonline.

Professor Judith Major's book Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer: A Landscape Critic in the Gilded Age was given an excellent review on SiteLines. 
Click here to read.

Assistant Professor Jessica Canfield and Professor Tim Keanehave secured a second source of funding for the Re-Envisioning Campus Creek project. An Office of Sustainability Green Action Fund $10,000 award will support data collection and surveying for the project.


The National Planning Conference is calling for poster presentations from doctoral students. The conference will be in Alanta, April 26-30. Click here to visit the website or click here for the proposal form.

Repeat by request from our 09.23.13 MM and archived on KSOL in the Faculty Affairs>Computers and Technology folder:

How to connect to Maya from off-campus:
1. Install the VPN software on the computer you use away from campus. It provides a secure "tunnel" between your computer and the Virtual Private Network on campus by using encryption and authentication. This is important if you work on hotel, coffee shop and other public networks and is required to access Maya from off campus.

2. Connect to Maya
Windows 7:
- Choose Start from the Taskbar
- From the pop up menu, in the Search field, type the server name:
- Press the Enter or Return key from your keyboard

Mac OS X:
- Choose Go from the Finder toolbar
- Choose Connect to Server from the drop down menu
- In the Connect to Server box, in the Server Address field, type the server name: smb://maya.arch.ksu.edu
- Choose Connect

Enter your college account username and password if prompted.
Contact Don Crawford for assistance if you have any questions or problems.


Tues    Dec 10, AICP Student Project Awards nomination deadline

Wed     Dec 11, Bowman Design Forum Lecture, Union Little Theater, 4:00 pm

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

Fri         Dec 20, Deadline to submit abstracts for the K-State Research Forum

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.


Mon     Dec 9, Holiday Treats for Students, 106c, noon

Tues     Dec 10, Massages for Students, 106c, noon

Wed      Dec 11, Yoga for Students, 106c, noon

Thurs    Dec 19, APDesign Holiday Party, Kathouse Lounge, 5:30-8:30 pm

Mon      Jan 13, Annual Evaluations due on KSOL


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