School of Landscape Architecture & Planning Awards, News & Events

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Keep up with the latest happenings in the School of Landscape Architecture and Planning.

Scroll down to see our latest rankings and awards, news and headlines and upcoming events:

Our Rankings


Best Online Master's Degree in Real Estate, 2021


Top Small Urban Planning Program
Planetizen, 2020


Best Value Sustainability Bachelor's Degree
Value Colleges, 2022

Our Awards

Ash Avila

MSUP Student Ash Avila Awarded Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship

MSUP student Ash Avila received the prestigious Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship, allowing her to explore the urban planning and transportation field, with a focus on climate and urban issues. Her long-term plan involves working on city government initiatives and pursuing a Ph.D. in the field.

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News & Headlines

Stephen Buchman in a desert landscape, pointing a camera toward a subject to the left of the frame.

Stephen Buchmann on 'Sonoran Desert Bees: Nesting Requirements & Husbandry Methods'

In this CAPLA Lecture Series lecture, Dr. Buchmann discusses some of the common native bees of the Sonoran desert, detailing their lifestyles and behaviors. He finishes the talk by highlighting some Tucson area bee nesting habitats and by discussing what landscape architects and homeowners can do to provide nesting sites and nesting materials for them.

Bird's eye view of ten lanes of traffic on the Eastshore Freeway in Berkeley, looking south toward Pacific Park Plaza in Emeryville

Lecture Recap and Video: Teo Wickland on 'Automobile Supremacism'

In this CAPLA Lecture Series lecture, Teo Wickland presents on the complex power dynamics that exist in a society built around the automobile. He touches on resource consumption; supremacist hierarchies; and collective subsidies, and closes with reflections on possibilities for transforming transportation.

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