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College of Architecture, Planning and Design


Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Student Connection 03.27.14

Welcome back! This is an exciting time of the year for us, filled with more events than any one person can possibly attend. Fortunately, each of you and our faculty provide excellent leadership and represent us well on campus, in our professional societies and beyond. I hope you enjoy the many opportunities presented in the coming weeks.
Please don't be overwhelmed by the volume of information in this Student Connection and those to come--skim for information of interest, celebrate our accomplishments and make note of important events. And, please, let our great LARCP staff know if our office can be of assistance as we all work to finish the semester strong.
                                                                   ~ Stephanie


Watch for a college announcement about a workshop related to building a land harp on campus, Friday, Apr 4, 12:30-2:30 pm. There will be space available for 10 music students and 10 APDesign students.


Natalie Martell, MLA ’13, and Assistant Professor Jessica Canfield were short listed in the Slant Open International Landscape Design Competition 2013/2014 “Transition”. Their entry, Human Habitat, is one of 16 shortlisted out of 52 entries. They are one of six teams from the United States on the short list. Stay tuned for news of the final results in this competition.

Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Conference is being held in Baltimore, MD, March 26-29, 2014. Click here to see the presentations and exhibits that will be presented by six landscape architecture faculty and five landscape architecture students.

Assistant Professor Jessica Canfield will receive the 2014 Excellence in Design Studio Teaching Award at the CELA meeting.

The "Planning and Pop Culture: Radio Special" took second place in Entertainment Program division of the Kansas Association of Broadcaster's student awards.

Mitchel Loring, MRCP 5th yr, presented his poster, CAPTURING THE BUZZ: Social Media as a Design Informant for Urban Civic Spaces, at the K-State Research Forum on March 26 and was awarded first place in the Social Sciences, Humanities and Education 1 category.


Berger Partnership, 2014 Summer Internship, Information

Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University, Research Associate/ Outreach Coordinator, Information

Studio Outside, Entry level landscape architect, Information


Emily Swihart is defending her MLA thesis Integrated Curriculum: Promoting Landscape Architecture through Environmental Education Units on Friday, April 4 in Seaton Hall 105 at 9 am. 

The UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, in partnership with the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, will host a four-day workshop to prepare students to apply to and succeed in doctoral programs.Click here for more information. 

The 2014 Leadership Institute is hosting an event Supporting Transformational Work in Nature-Based Outdoor Classrooms for Children July 27-30, 2014. Click here for more information.

The National Academy of Environmental Design has opened a call for poster abstracts due May 1. The theme of the NAED 2014 Annual Workshop is A New Paradigm of Flows: Water and Design in the Greater Chesapeake Watershed Region. Click here for more information.


If you have events or presentations you would like to advertise in the Student Connection, please email information to cdboman@ksu.edu by Wednesday of each week.
Mar 23-Apr 11 Jon Hunt, Mary K. Jarvis Scholar of Distinction, exhibition in Chang Gallery

Fri Mar 28 Kansas APA Spring Symposium, 9 am-4 pm, Eldridge Hotel Lawrence, KS

Mon Mar 31 SPOTLIGHT K-State, 7-10 pm, Forum Hall K-State Student Union

Sat Apr 5 K-State Open House 

Mon Apr 7 DesignExpo 2014, K-State Alumni Center, 10 am - 3 pm

Fri Apr 11 "Restoring Pollinator Communities and Services in Intensively Managed Agricultural Landscapes", 1:30 pm, 103 Cardwell

Wed-Thurs Sept 17-18 Built Environment and the Outdoors Summit, Information


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