School of Landscape Architecture & Planning Student Profiles

Our students come from a rich diversity of backgrounds and experiences.

View profiles of a few of our undergraduate and graduate students in the University of Arizona School of Landscape Architecture and Planning:

Dionna In Guatemala

Coverdell Fellow Profile: Dionna Hatch '20 MLA

Dionna Hatch served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala before joining CAPLA's Master of Landscape Architecture program.

Transforming Urban Access to Natural Areas: Mario Nuño-Whelan '20 MLA

Mario Nuño-Whelan served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Peru before joining CAPLA's Master of Landscape Architecture program.

Sean Maccabe in The Gambia

Coverdell Fellow Profile: Sean Maccabe '21 MLA

Sean Maccabe served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in The Gambia before joining CAPLA's Master of Landscape Architecture program.

Ramzy Bejjani

Coverdell Fellow Profile: Ramzy Bejjani '21 MLA

Ramzy Bejjani served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in northern Ethiopia before joining CAPLA's Master of Landscape Architecture program.

Rebecca Johnstone in The Gambia

Coverdell Fellow Profile: Rebecca Johnstone '20 MLA

Rebecca Johnstone served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in The Gambia before joining CAPLA's Master of Landscape Architecture program.

Ariel Fry

Making Public Spaces Matter: Ariel Fry ’20 MS Urban Planning

Ariel Fry ’20 MS Urban Planning recalls walking in downtown Tucson one day seven years ago, thinking about how unfriendly the landscape was. Not the Sonoran Desert landscape—being from the small town of Ajo, Arizona, she was familiar with the rugged and beautiful desert.

Community-Driven: Lena Porell '20 MS Urban Planning

Lena Porell served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Namibia before joining CAPLA's Master of Urban Planning program.

Coverdell Fellow Profile: Hunter Lohse '22 MLA

Hunter Lohse served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Philippines before joining CAPLA's Master of Landscape Architecture program.

Julian Griffee in Albania

Coverdell Fellow Profile: Julian Griffee '20 MS Urban Planning

Julian Griffee served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Albania before joining CAPLA's Master of Urban Planning program.

Samuel Jensen Selected as NITC Student of the Year

This prestigious annual award goes to just one graduate student among the six National Institutes of Transportation and Communities member universities.

Coverdell Fellow Profile: Alizabeth Potucek

Alizabeth Potucek served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cameroon before joining CAPLA's Master of Landscape Architecture program.