Our student community is active in a number of statewide and national organizations including the Student American Society of Landscape Architects (SASLA), American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS), American Planning Association of the Univeristy of New Mexico (APA UNM), Community and Regional Planning Graduate Student Association (CRP GSA), Tau Sigma Delta National Honor Society, and the American Indian Council for Architects + Engineers (AICAE). For more information on how to get involved see below.
The Mission of the UNM Student Chapter of the American Indian Council of Architects and Engineers (AICAE) is to provide a support network of American Indian students in the School of Architecture and Planning, School of Engineering, and other design fields at the University of New Mexico.
Prof. Ted Jojola - Faculty Advisor
The Student American Society of Landscape Architects or SASLA was established to increase educational and social communication among Landscape Architecture students and professionals at the University of New Mexico and in the state of New Mexico. SASLA is a chartered student organization that complements the formal Landscape Architecture curriculum through student:
- Development of, and participation in, organized activities such as workshops, lectures, displays, competitions, field trips, conferences, and community projects.
- Communication and interaction with students and professionals interested in Landscape Architecture including UNM students, other student chapters of ASLA, New Mexico ASLA, ASLA, and practicing professionals.
The American Planning Association, UNM branch (APA UNM) is the student branch of the American Planning Association of New Mexico (APA NM). The Mission of APA NM is to improve and promote the quality and standards of planning in New Mexico.
- Vision statement: We better the communities of New Mexico by: increasing awareness of planning and its impacts, training leaders to use planning processes, developing professionals, and promoting the use of solid planning principles.
The Community & Regional Planning Graduate Student Association (CRP GSA) advocates for and serves the interests of graduate students at the University of New Mexico.
Student Organizations News
AIA Albuquerque Design Awards
January 1, 2015
The Albuquerque Chapter of the American Institute of Architects honors the winners of the 2014 AIA Albuquerque Design Awards Program. Honor Awards Read More… AIA Albuquerque Design Awards
ARTS Lab Receives iDMAa Award
August 29, 2013
The Art, Research, Technology & Science Laboratory (ARTS Lab) at the University of New Mexico has recently been selected as the 2013 recipient of the International Digital Media Association Innovative Program Award from the International Digital Media & Arts Association (iDMAa). Read More… ARTS Lab Receives iDMAa Award
Students Win Downtown Action Team Fence Competition
July 9, 2013
A design proposal submitted by Navida Johnson (BAEPD) and Michael Canales (MArch) was selected by Albuquerque's Downtown Action Team. Read More… Students Win Downtown Action Team Fence Competition