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OALA Guest Lecture: Illarion Gallant

Please join us for the first OALA Guest Lecture of the year: If you like public art, meaningful landscapes, and their implementation, come see . . . Illarion Gallant, Principal of Rusnack Gallant Ltd.,Victoria BC l a n d s c a p e  /  d e s i g n  /  c o n s t r u c t i o n  /  p u b l i c a r t Monday, September 16th Join us for a pizza lunch at 11:45 am (bring your own drinks) Talk will begin at noon. Sponsored by the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects  

MSc Thesis Defence - Mark Ferguson

The final examination for Mark Ferguson will be held on September 12, 2013 at 2:00 pm in LA 143.  The thesis is "Improving the Policy Development Process through Social Learning:  An Evaluation of Advisory Committees using the Provincial Nutrient Management Advisory Committee".  John FitzGibbon, Advisor; Wayne Caldwell, Committee Member; Nathan Perkins, Chair. All welcome to attend.  

Community Sound(e)Scape Project Featured at Jazz Colloquium

Since 2011, Dr. Helen Hambly and Capacity Development students have been involved with researchers from the University of Guelph Fine Arts project known as Community Sound(e)scapes. This unique project combined intercultural communication, landscapes and audio improvisation. First Nations communities which are part of K-Net Services created and webcasted audio artefacts. A paper entitled "The Shadow of the Crow: Profound Uncertainty in Improvised Community-based New Media" documenting this experience will be presented by Dr.

SEDRD Orientation Day for New Students

9:30 am                 Landscape Architecture Student Society (LASS); for BLA & MLA’s.  Room 125. 10:00 am               SEDRD Graduate Student Association (SEDRD-GSS); All graduate students.  Room 143.             10:00 - 11:15 am  BLA - Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Information Session.  BLA overview,  registration / counselling information and program questions.  Room LA 125.

MLA Thesis Defence - Dayna Gilbert

The final examination for Dayna Gilbert will be held on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 at 9:30 am in Room 125 of the Landscape Architecture building.  The thesis is "A Climate Change Adaptation Process for Urban Tree Species Selection and Survivability".  Co-Advisors:  Cecelia Paine and Robert Corry, Chair of Exam:  Karen Landman. All welcome to attend.

Deadline for SEDRD GTA positions

The Fall 2013 SEDRD Graduate Student Teaching Assistantship application deadline for Fall 2013 is August 1, 2013 by 4:00 pm.

CSLA 2013 Congress - Winds of Change

The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) Congress, "Winds of Change" will be held July 11-14th, 2013 at the Hotel Saskatchewan in Regina, Saskatchewan.  This is the premier networking and educational event for the growing Canadian landscape architecture profession and provides a rare opportunity to engage with a cross-section of industry leaders.

OAC Convocation

The summer convocation ceremony for the Ontario Agricultural College will be held on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 4:00 pm  in the Gryphon Fieldhouse.  

SEDRD Convocation Reception

The School will be hosting a reception in the Landscape Architecture building foyer for SEDRD graduates and their guests before the convocation ceremony on Thursday, June 13, 2013.  Light refreshments will be available between 1:30 - 3:30 pm. We look forward to celebrating with our SEDRD graduates.

PhD Thesis Defence - Lynne Mitchell

The PhD in Rural Studies thesis defense for Lynne Mitchell, will be held on Monday, June 10th, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. in Rozanski Hall, Room 106.  The thesis title is “Career and Community Possible Selves:  How do Small-town Youth Envision their Futures”  All Welcome to Attend. Defence Examination Committee: John FitzGibbon, SEDRD - Chair Al Lauzon, SEDRD - Co-Advisor Andrea Breen, FRAN - Committee Member Blythe Shepard, University of Lethbridge - External Examiner Nathan Perkins, SEDRD - Internal Examiner

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