News from the School

Mar 20

Knowlton School graduates Terry Sullivan, Joe Tanney, and Ken Wiseman have been named College of Fellows by the American Institute of Architects.

Mar 19

City and Regional Planning Professor of Practice Kyle Ezell has been inducted into the American Institute of Certified Planners College of Fellows.

Mar 12

The Knowlton School is committed to the safety of its community.

Feb 28

Two Knowlton School alumni, Timothy Schmalenberger and Michael White were presented with College of Engineering Distinguished Alumni Awards for Career Achievement.
Feb 26

The theme of Play found literal and extravagant interpretations in a spectacle of beautiful fabrications and glam theatrics at this year’s Fashion Schau.

Feb 26

A student team representing all three sections of the Knowlton School was awarded Honorable Mention in the 2020 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Hines Competition.The ULI challenges graduate students to propose a comprehensive design and development scheme for a real, large-scale site in a North American city. A total of 113 teams made up of 565 students competed in this year’s competition.

Feb 21

Six Knowlton School students are this year’s recipients of Architecture Research and Travel Awards (ARTA), which will support independent

Feb 5

Associate Professor Kristi Cheramie has been named head of the Landscape Architecture section in the Knowlton School. Cheramie’s has received widespread recognition for her research and teaching. Her work, largely based in fieldwork, tracks patterns of adaptability and transformation in the landscape, with a particular focus on efforts aimed at mitigating or eliminating change. 

Feb 4

Disposable plastic never really goes away. An estimated 32% of plastic packaging escapes all waste collection systems. Released into the wild, non-biodegradable plastic objects disrupt urban infrastructure and natural ecosystems. What if this waste—rich in material potential—found new work instead?

Jan 10

Halina Steiner, assistant professor of landscape architecture at the Knowlton School, has been researching how concrete curbs, aprons, and gutters may be designed to capture “first flush toxins” that collect on the road so it can be extracted before entering the storm basin.