Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Energy & Environment

McHarg Center Event Reimagines the Role of Designer and University

A summary of  “Designing a Green New Deal,” the daylong conference and keynote that packed Irvine Auditorium in September.

Events | November 8, 2019 6:00 pm

Homecoming, 2019 - Weitzman School of Design Private Exhibition Tour and Whiskey Tasting

Join the Weitzman School of Design for a private tour of the Ian McHarg: The House We Live In exhibition in the Harvey and Irwin Kroiz Gallery.

Events | October 7, 2019 6:00 pm

Design With Nature Now Book Launch Party

Join us for a Book Launch party to celebrate the future of urban resilience and the publication of Design with Nature Now. Hosted by Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design, and The Ian L. McHarg Center for Urbanism and Ecology.

Events | October 14, 2019 6:00 pm

Meet-and-Greet in San Francisco with Alumni for Prospective Applicants

Join the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design for a cocktail reception hosted by Catharine Clark Gallery and our Alumni Association of the Bay Area. 

Events | October 4, 2019 5:30 pm

Meet-and-Greet in Chicago with Alumni for Prospective Applicants

Join the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design in Chicago for a cocktail reception for alumni and prospective students hosted by Perkins+Will and the Weitzman School. 

Events | September 27, 2019 5:30 pm

Meet-and-Greet in Boston with Alumni for Prospective Applicants

Join the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design alumni and prospective students in Boston for a meet-and-greet event hosted by MDS/Miller Dyer Spears Architects. 

Events | October 21, 2019 6:00 pm

Stuart Weitzman School of Design Awards, 2019

Celebrate the design leaders of today and tomorrow at the Stuart Weitzman School of Design Awards on October 21 in New York City.

Energy & Environment

Sean Burkholder Appointed to Andrew Gordon Assistant Professorship

Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture Sean Burkholder was appointed Andrew Gordon Assistant Professor, the first named assistant professorship in the history of the Weitzman School. 

Lisa Servon Awarded Kevin and Erica Penn Presidential Professorship

As professor and chair of the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design, Servon has just been appointed the Kevin and Erica Penn Presidential Professor. It’s one of two presidential professorships established as part of the School’s Lead by Design Campaign with the goal of diversifying the faculty by attracting and retaining acclaimed scholars and practitioners in endowed positions.

PennPraxis Team to Help Preserve Iconic Modernist Home in Indiana

“The Miller House is one of the most significant Modernist domestic sites in the U.S.—and maybe even the world.” 
PennPraxis team will help to chart the future course of that work.