Students

Students stand in the Underwood garden with project poster. Dec. 11, 2019

Student Team Receives Award for Green Infrastructure Project

Two interdisciplinary teams of students developed innovative green infrastructure designs for a portion of the University of Arizona’s main campus that prioritized stormwater harvesting and flood mitigation.

Dec. 10, 2019

Arthur C. Nelson Endows Student Fellowship

It will provide support to incoming or current graduate students enrolled full-time in the Master of Science in Urban Planning or Master of Real Estate Development programs who demonstrate superior academic promise and professional commitment to their chosen field of study. Many thanks to Chris Nelson, Professor of Urban Planning and Real Estate Development, for his generous support of our incredible students.

Nov. 19, 2019

Student Spotlight: Rafael Taiar

A close look at CAPLA Homecoming 2019 through the student experience. Rafael Taiar, a CAPLA Student Ambassador, shares his memorable interactions with returning alumni during homecoming. 

Nov. 12, 2019

Students Evaluate Innovative Complete Streets Project in Tucson

In fall 2018, students in Arlie Adkins Transportation Planning Class worked with the City of Tucson and Living Streets Alliance to transform a dangerous car-centric intersection north of Downtown Tucson into a pedestrian friendly community hub.

Oct. 2, 2019

Urban Planning Students Win State Award

The award-winning student team worked with communities in the Globe-Miami region of Arizona to craft a framework plan that focused on health, community, environment, connectivity, and economic growth.

Sept. 3, 2019

Planning Student Selected as 2020 ADOT/TRB Minority Fellow

As Tucson awaits the up-oming drop of hundreds of shared electric-scooters (or e-scooters) on our streets, one CAPLA student investigates how local agencies regulate these third-party companies to encourage safe, equitable, and responsible operation.

Aug. 5, 2019

The Materials Laboratory

A Hands-On Education for B.Arch and M.Arch Students!

May 16, 2019

Affordable Housing Project Receives National Recognition

An innovative mixed-income housing development designed by an interdisciplinary team of CAPLA students was awarded Second Place/Honorable Mention in the 2019 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Low-Income Housing Challenge.

April 30, 2019

Urban Planning Internship Experiences

All MS Urban Planning students complete a summer internship between their first and second year. Our internship coordinator, a practicing planning professional, guides students through the process of seeking out internship positions and equips them with professional skills that ensure their success.

Students conduct a soil percolation test April 23, 2019

CAPLA Receives Top Spots in 2018 EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge

For the second year in a row, two of the six winning teams in the EPA Campus Rainworks Challenge were from Bo Yang's third year master of landscape architecture design studio.

April 19, 2019

SBE Capstone Showcase

Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Built Environments students present their capstone projects in a juried poster session in the Sundt Gallery.

Dec. 7, 2018

MLA Students Receive Award for Water Harvesting Design

Three student teams created innovative green infrastructure designs for a portion of the University of Arizona’s main campus that prioritized stormwater harvesting and flood mitigation.

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