The University of New Mexico School of Architecture & Planning recently inducted 13 students into Tau Sigma Delta National Honor Society's Gamma Lambda Chapter. Tau Sigma Delta is the only honor society recognized in the fields of architecture and the allied arts and a member of the Association of College Honor Societies. 

Tau Sigma Delta National Honor Society recognizes the scholastic achievement of undergraduate students enrolled in their fourth year of study in the bachelor of arts in architecture program as well as graduate students who have completed one year of study in architecture, landscape architecture or community and regional planning. The GPA of candidates must be in the upper 20 percent of their class. TSD, the only honor society for architecture and the allied arts, has 65 chapters nationally. 

This year’s inductees are:

  • Master in Architecture: Negar Goljan, Cologne, Germany; Natalia Vladimirova, Krasnoyarsk, Russia
  • Bachelor of Arts in Architecture: Nicolas Jude Garcia, Espanola, NM; Niko William Maestas, Albuquerque, NM; Natalie Marie Schneider, Albuquerque, NM; Lindsey Brooke Trout, Pryor, Okla.
  • Master in Landscape Architecture: Madeleine Marie Aguilar, Santa Fe, NM.
  • Master in Community and Regional Planning: Rachel Bronwyn Banister Moore, Atlanta, Ga. 
  • Dual degree master in community and regional planning and master of water resources: Ariel Lee Anne MacMillan Sanchez, Albuquerque, NM.

Each received a certificate recognizing lifetime membership in the honor society. 

Francisco Uviña, director of the historic preservation and regional program, services as the Tau Sigma Delta, Gamma Lambda chapter, faculty advisor. Also in attendance were Dean Geraldine Forbes Isais and the program directors.