Kristen is a senior majoring in Architecture and minoring in Environmental Studies and Landscape Architecture. She is interested in creating more accessible and productive green spaces through urban design and landscape design. Urban landscape plays a crucial role in bringing community together, regenerating ecosystems, and mitigating climate change effects. From near Chicago, Illinois, she enjoys running, hiking, sketching and experiencing art and music around St. Louis. On campus, Kristen is involved in the Wilderness Project, gives tours of the Sam Fox School of Design, and is a member of the Outing Club. She is excited to be interning with the Office of Sustainability to help students and the community coexist more harmoniously with the environment.