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LA Guest Lecture: Mansoor Ma - "Designing in 3D"

Mansoor Ma, workshop author and instructor, will continue with his Design Workshop series for the Winter semester. Pre-Workshop Lecture: Understand this 3D modeling-design process being used in an award winning landscape architecture firm in the upcoming lecture (with FREE PIZZA @ 11:45am):

Guest Lecture: "Music as a Discourse of Social Justice: A Case Study from Nicaragua’s Indigenous People”

The first SEDRD Speaker Series for the winter semester is scheduled for Wednesday, January 16, 2019 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm in The LA Pit. Mery Perez (PhD Student in Rural Studies) will be sharing findings from her research titled “Music as a Discourse of Social Justice: A Case Study from Nicaragua’s Indigenous People”. All welcome to attend.

MLA Thesis Defence - Brianna Collis

Landscape Architecture – MLA Master’s Examination Brianna Collis, a master of landscape architecture candidate in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, will defend her thesis on "How alternative landscapes in the boreal forest impact woodland caribou using a model of animal movement, perception and memory".    Robert Corry, Advisor John Fryxell, Adivsory Committee Member Karen Landman, Examination Committee Member Sean Kelly, Chair of Examination Committee All welcome to attend.

PhD Thesis Defence - Paul Kraehling

PhD in Rural Studies - School of Environmental Design and Rural Development Thesis Defence by Paul Kraehling "Using Green Infrastructure as a Tool to Enhance Rural Land Use Planning" Examination Committee: Wayne Caldwell, SEDRD, Advisor Jane Londerville, CBE, Advisory Committee Pam Shaw, Department of Community Planning Vancouver Island University, External Examiner Nathan Perkins, SEDRD, Internal Examiner Dave Guyadeen, SEDRD Exam Chair

PhD Thesis Defence - Sara Epp

PhD in Rural Studies - School of Environmental Design and Rural Development Thesis Defence by Sara Epp "Assessing Resilience in Agriculture:  A Case Study of Old Order Mennonite Communities in Northern Ontario"

OALA Holiday Party 2018

The Ontario Association of Landscape Architects Social Committee invites you to the OALA Holiday Party on December 1st in Guelph.  This event is free to attend. Mix and mingle with fellow OALA members, councillors and staff to kick off the holiday season. Event sponsored by NVK / Connon Nerseries. Please make sure you RSVP as space may be limited.

Deadline for ICRPS 2018 Applications

The deadline to submit a notice of interest for the 2019 International Comparative Rural Policy Summer Institute is December 1, 2018. The notice of interest should be a maximum of 500 words and describe your interests in attending, the connection to your program of study, and connection to future professional ambitions. The notice of interest is to be emailed to Dr. Ryan Gibson via email. 

MLA 1 Class Design 'Pin-Up'

You are invited to attend the design 'pin-up' by the first year Master of Landscape Architecture students.  Graduate students will be displaying their design work for the graduate course LARC*6010 - Landscape Architecture Studio I with Professors Nate Perkins and Maurice Nelischer.  

SEDRD Winter Social Party 2018

The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development's Winter Social Party will be held on Friday, November 23, 2018 at the Italian Canadian Club.  This event is for all graduate and undergraduate students, faculty and staff and their guests in SEDRD (including Landscape Architecture, Rural Planning and Development, Capacity Development and Extension, and Rural Studies).  Doors open at 6:30 pm | Dinner served at 7:00 pm.  

MSc Thesis Defence - Katherine Howes

School of Environmental Design and Rural Development - Rural Planning & Development Program M.Sc. Thesis Defense by Katherine Howes "The Role of Local Food in Rural Economic Development: A Case Study of Frontenac County" Examination Committee: Wayne Caldwell, Advisor, SEDRD Karen Landman, Advisory Committee, SEDRD Erin Nelson, Graduate Faculty, Sociology and Anthropology John FitzGibbon, Exam Chair, SEDRD All welcome to attend.

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