Published: April 29, 2021

Nuala BrennanNuala Brennan, an architecture major from Chicago, plans to move back home and start working at an architectural or interdisciplinary design firm after graduation.

Nuala BrennanI literally would not have made it through college without you all, so thank you!

Tell us about your involvement and/or student leadership roles in and/or outside of ENVD.
AIAS, TRP and Environmental Center Solar Decathlon

What inspired you to come to ENVD when choosing your school?
I wanted to pursue something creative and was drawn to the interdisciplinary nature of ENVD and the way it works with communities and the environment.

What is one of the greatest experiences or lessons from your time at CU Boulder that you'll carry with you into the next chapter of your life?
It'll all work out, as long as you maintain a positive attitude

Based on what you know now, what is your best piece of advice for other students?
Make friends in ENVD! Collaboration is everything.

Describe one of your favorite memories.
All those late nights in studio at 2 am when Cosmos pizza and elaborate sandwich buffets would magically appear on the 3rd floor.

What does graduating from college represent for you?
I learned so much!

What are your plans beyond graduation?
I plan to move home to Chicago and start working at an architectural or interdisciplinary design firm.