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Deanne Petersen, MRCP 14’ graduate, APDesign ARCC King Medal Winner

ARCC King MedalThe ARCC King Medal is awarded to one student per ARCC member college, school, institute, or unit and is based upon criteria that acknowledges innovation, integrity, and scholarship in architectural and/or environmental design research. The APDesign medal recipient is selected from nominees from each of the College’s four disciplines by a jury of University researchers. The RCP King Medal nominee is nominated by their major professor and selected by a jury of faculty. Petersen’s nomination was based upon her master’s report, Food truck fever: a spatio-political analysis of food truck activity in Kansas City, Missouri. Her supervisory committee was Dr. Hyung Jin Kim, major professor, Dr. John Keller, Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning, and Dr. Kelly Getty, Department of Animal Sciences and Industry/Food Science Institute.


Two K-State interdisciplinary student teams are winners in the United States Environmental Protection Agency's second annual Campus RainWorks Challenge! The two teams were chosen out of 84 student teams from 29 states who submitted green infrastructure designs for the challenge. Click here to read more.


K-State Landscape Architecture program ranked #2 in the nation

Josef_LARCPCongratulations to the Landscape Architecture Faculty, Staff and Students on achieving top rankings in the DesignIntelligence's America's Best Architecture & Design Schools lists. America's Best Architecture & Design Schools is conducted annually by DesignIntelligence on behalf of the Design Futures Council. The research ranks undergraduate and graduate programs from the perspective of leading practitioners.

Our Landscape Architecture program ranked:

#2 - Landscape Architecture Graduate School in the nation
as well as
#1 in the Midwest
#3-Communication
#3-Computer Applications
#2-Cross-Disciplinary Teamwork
#2-Design
#4-Research & Theory
#3-Sustainable Design Practices & Principles

Special congratulations to LARCP Professor Howard Hahn for being named in the 30 Most Admired Educators for 2014 list, which was released from DesignIntelligence as well.

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