Landscape Architecture and
Regional & Community Planning
Regional & Community Planning Research & Creative Activity
Student Reports and Theses
Our department's long tradition of independent student projects in the final year of study is represented by the documents linked here by degree program, submitted as Electronic Theses/Dissertations/Reports to the Graduate School. The titles lead you to the K-State Research Exchange, KREx, where you can search for work by author, major professor, keywords and many other attributes.
Last spring, students supervised by Assistant Professor Kate Nesse proposed several economic development steps for the community of Blue Township, Pottawatomie County, Kan. to address growth pushing out from neighboring Manhattan, Kan.
Student Researches how Sports Stadiums Affect Communities
Having been awarded the RCP Outstanding Master’s Report in 2014, and now working to turn it into a journal article, recent RCP graduate Ryan Kacirek’s research can be summarized by one word: innovative. His master’s report examines the impact of planning and design that is valued by the college and the planning profession. Kacirek investigated whether the design of sports stadiums impacts the economy of the county the stadium is located in.