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April 21, 2016

Landscape architecture faculty and students present collaborative research at national meeting

Submitted by Courtney Boman

Faculty and students from the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning presented individual and collaborative research at the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture annual conference, March 24-26, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Presentations by landscape architecture faculty and students included:

Blake Belanger, associate professor, "Representing Resilience: Applications of Graphic Communication in Rebuild by Design."

Blake Belanger, associate professor, and Alpa Nawre, assistant professor, "Animating the Benefits of Landscape Architecture: Four Strategies for Engaging Diverse Audiences through Video Shorts."

Kaitlin Bernal, fourth-year student in landscape architecture, and Alpa Nawre, assistant professor, "Outdoor spaces for learning: the case of residential schools in India."

Jessica Canfield, assistant professor, and Tim Keane, professor, "Exploring the Art and Science of Stream Restoration through Interdisciplinary Learning."

Cydnie Jones, master's in landscape architecture, '15, and Hyung Jin Kim, assistant professor, "Designing a Neighborhood to Prevent Crime and Increase Physical Activity: A Case Study Among African-American Women in Kansas City, Missouri."

Brent Chamberlain, assistant professor; Howard Hahn, associate professor; Natalie Webb, master's in landscape architecture, '15; Kraig Weber, master's in landscape architecture, '15; and Ryan Albracht, fifth-year landscape architecture student, "Landscape Visualization in Gaming Environments."

Jon Hunt, associate professor; Bambi Yost, assistant professor of landscape architecture at Iowa State University; and Leila Tolderlund, assistant professor in landscape architecture at University of Colorado, "Assessing Learning Outcomes Using Cyclical, Scaffolded Student Reflections in Landscape Architecture Courses."

Jon Hunt, associate professor, "Animating Poetics of the Konza Prairie, Part Two: Summer and Fall."

Tim Keane, professor, "Wet Studies in a Dry State." 

Katie Kingery-Page, associate professor; Abigail Glastetter, master's in landscape architecture, '15; and Danielle DeOrsey, master's in landscape architecture, '15, "Examples of Adapted Ethnographic Approaches for Participatory Design."

Arianna Koudounas, program manager at the Landscape Architecture Foundation; Andrew Fox, associate professor of landscape architecture at North Carolina State University, Emily McCoy, director of integrative research at Andropogon; Kenneth Brooks, professor of landscape architecture at Arizona State University; and Stephanie Rolley, landscape architecture and regional & community development department head and professor, "The Role of Landscape Performance in Standardized Landscape Architecture Curricula."

Lee Skabelund, professor; Carol Blocksome, research assistant professor in horticulture, forestry and recreation resources; and Mary Knapp, service climatologist in the agronomy department, "Proposed Monitoring Plans for the Anticipated College of Architecture, Planning & Design Research Green Roof Systems."

Lee Skabelund, professor; Katie Kingery-Page, associate professor; Jessica Canfield, assistant professor; and Stacy Hutchinson, associate professor in the biological and agricultural engineering department, "Into the meadow and rain-garden: A discussion of plans for and the broader implications of on-campus green infrastructure research, teaching, and outreach."