Students

Jenny Nguyen April 10, 2020

Rooted in the Spirit of Place: Jenny Nguyen ’20 B Arch

Jenny Nguyen, a fifth-year architecture student whose parents immigrated to the U.S. from Vietnam before she was born, shares her experience as a CAPLA student, with a particular focus on how heritage, family and work ethic play a role in academic excellence, even in this time of pandemic.

Ramzy Bejjani April 3, 2020

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.

UArizona's Wilma at UPC-Lima March 26, 2020

CAPLA Partners with UPC Lima to Launch Global Microcampus Program in Sustainable Built Environments

Classes convened for CAPLA’s first microcampus program on March 26, 2020, a unique marrying of UArizona’s BS in Sustainable Built Environments with UPC’s Bachelor of Architecture.

Brooke Sands March 24, 2020

Curiosity Becomes Passion: Brooke Sands ’22 B Arch

Chicago native Brooke Sands, now halfway through the five-year CAPLA undergraduate architecture program, offers insight into the challenges and passions of studying architecture.

Rebecca Johnstone in The Gambia March 13, 2020

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 March 2, 2020

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.

Lisa Schrenk Feb. 28, 2020

CAPLA Architectural History Professor Opens Women in Architecture: The Legacy of the Bauhaus in the U.S. Exhibition in Phoenix

The Women in Architecture: The Legacy of the Bauhaus in the United States exhibition curated by Lisa Schrenk is on display in the Gallery of the Arizona chapter office of the American Institute of Architects in Phoenix through March 12.

CAPLA Job Interview Fair Feb. 25, 2020

CAPLA Hosts One-of-a-Kind, Interactive Job Interview Fair

Featuring design, planning, construction and engineering firms from across the country, the Job Interview Fair is CAPLA’s showcase professional development event for undergraduate and graduate students.

Feb. 21, 2020

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.

AIAS mentors Feb. 13, 2020

Architecture Mentoring Program Soars Thanks to Student Leadership

Architecture students reinvent mentorship matching process, increase freshman participation threefold.

Juliana Seymour Feb. 2, 2020

Opening Doors to a Bright Future: Juliana Seymour ’20 B. Arch

Juliana Seymour '20 B. Arch landed her internship at Swaim Associates thanks to the CAPLA Job Interview Fair.

Jan. 31, 2020

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.

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