The second annual APDesign Research Symposium took place on November 13. The symposium allowed students to present their research to peers and faculty and was followed by a keynote presentation by Professor Nancy Rottle.

Presentations by LARCP students included:

Eric Conner, MRCP
Live Music: What draws it and what does it draw?

Gabriela Weber, MLA
(re)Defining Landscape Architecture

Cydnie Jones, MLA
A Case Study: Designing an African – American Neighborhood to Prevent Crime and Increase Physical Activity

Kraig Weber, MLA
Image of the Digital City

Katie Burke, ENVD Ph.D.
Landscape Disturbance: Tracking Gully Development in Two Kansas Landscapes

Calayde Davey, ENVD Ph.D.
Productive landscapes: The Relationship between Urban Agriculture and Property Prices in Minneapolis, MN

Joseph Foster, MRCP
School Consolidation and Community Cohesiveness One Rural Kansas Community: Mount Hope

Taylor Ricketts. MLA
The Impacts of Re-designation: Case Study of Colorado National Park

Alexsis Stensland, MRCP
Healthy Food Environments of Urban and Rural Communities in Riley County: Assessing Food Store Accessibility and Planning Policy

Elizabeth Musoke, ENVD Ph.D.
The impact of land use/land cover change on soil erosion and water quality in the Mara River Basin

Ross DeVault, MLA
Edge Dynamics: Towards a more Active Campus Community Boundary Through Design

Rachel Fox, MLA
A Typology of Temporary Landscapes

Ashley Brewster, MLA
Community Gardens: A Tool for Neighborhood Activism & Social Interaction Comprehensive Approach and Design for Troost Avenue, Kansas City

Elizabeth Haddox, MLA
Playce: An investigation into the relationship between urban plan and place