A conversation with Dylan Hursley

Dylan Hursley is a fourth-year architecture student who has spent the spring 2016 semester studying in Rome.

Dylan Hursley is a fourth-year architecture student who has spent the spring 2016 semester studying in Rome.

By Lauren Randall

Dylan Hursley is a fourth-year architecture student from Little Rock. He is currently studying abroad in Rome learning about the urban design and layout of the city.

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A conversation with Caity Malloy

Caity Malloy is a fourth-year architecture student who has spent the spring 2016 semester studying in Rome.

Caity Malloy is a fourth-year architecture student who has spent the spring 2016 semester studying in Rome. This photo was taken in front of the Barcelona Pavilion designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. It was the German Pavilion for the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

By Lauren Randall

Caity Malloy is a fourth-year architecture student with a minor in planning and marketing. She has spent her spring semester abroad at the University of Arkansas Rome Center studying the Foro Italico. She said that the most rewarding part of being an architecture student for her is “physically producing something that originated as an internal thought.”

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Talking design with Bria Chatman

Bria Chatman

Bria Chatman

By Liana Bugslag

Bria Chatman, a Little Rock native, is a second-year interior design student at the University of Arkansas. She talks about her experience so far in the program, recalls memorable moments, and contemplates her future in the field.

Q: When and why did you first become interested in interior design?

A: I’ve always had an interest in designing, since I was in middle school. However, I didn’t decide that I wanted to design interiors until my junior year in high school. I realized that most people spend their days inside, so why not design something that will be seen every day.

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Talking design with Calli Verkamp

Calli Verkamp

Calli Verkamp

By Liana Bugslag

Calli Verkamp, a native of Charleston, Ark., is a fifth-year architecture student at the University of Arkansas. She talks about deciding on a major and how it appealed to her creative nature. She learned how to manage time and about her preference for city limit during her time here. Next up, getting a job after graduation this May.

Q: When did you first become interested in architecture?

A: I didn’t really know if that is what I wanted to do right away. It was between engineering and architecture. I realized I was a lot more interested in the creative and artistic side rather than the technical side, so architecture was a better fit for me because it included both, whereas engineering was more just technical.

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Talking design with Brandon Doss

Brandon Doss

Brandon Doss

By Liana Bugslag

Brandon Doss, a native of Memphis, Tenn., is a fifth-year landscape architecture student in the honors program. He discusses his time at the University of Arkansas and his experiences along the way. They have helped to shape his knowledge and to strengthen his abilities, and he is excited to utilize the skills he has learned as he heads out to work in the professional world upon graduation in May.

Q. When did you first become interested in landscape architecture?

A. My dad is an architect in Memphis, Tenn. (my hometown), so I have been around the profession for a long time. I first became interested when I was beginning high school. I got a job doing landscaping work with a few friends. I learned that landscape architecture was a combination of architecture and the outdoors. I decided that sounded like a lot of fun.

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