Published: April 20, 2022

Each spring, a group of environmental design honors students defend their theses to their dedicated thesis committee. Afterward, the Honors Council meets and awards Latin honors at the levels of cum laude, magna cum laude or summa cum laude. 

Congratulations to the following students graduating with Latin honors.

Erika Andrade-Torres, summa cum laude

The Racialization of Educational Spaces: Exploring the Design of the University of Colorado Boulder and its Contribution to Racialized Experience

Emily Chinowsky, summa cum laude

Urban Parks as Healers: Designing Parks for High-Impact Chronic Pain

Luke Duarte-Silva Barry, cum laude

Post-Hurricane Urban Form: An analysis on how hurricane resilient architecture has created a disconnect between the residential home and the street

Cobi Granger, summa cum laude

Destressing University Environments: Evaluating Campuses that Encourage Restoration and Recover in Students

Chris Hamilton, summa cum laude

Th Agrarian Myth in Suburbia: Relating Materialized Culture with Actualized Sustainability

Allison Smith, summa cum laude

Grocery Store Display Design Limits In-Store Food Accessibility for Wheelchair Users

Grace Wheeler, magna cum laude

Making Mars Home: Considerations from Earth When Designing Spacefaring Communities