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10.05.21

The Benefit of the Doubt: Advice for Thinking about Art

In this virtual talk, Fine Arts Specialist, Nick Hartigan will share advice for making contemporary art accessible, relevant, and engaging. This talk will be moderated by Donna Andrews (MSHP’01) and hosted by Jill Sablosky (MFA’79), both are members of our Penn Weitzman Alumni Association.

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07.15.21

Preserving Penn Hospital

Established in 1751, Pennsylvania Hospital been in continuous operation at the current site in Philadelphia’s Society Hill neighborhood since 1755. Yet people who live a few blocks away may have no idea about its legacy.

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05.12.21

Weitzman School Virtual Talk | The Design Legacy of Julian Abele

Join Frederick Steiner (MRP’77, MA’86, PhD’86), dean and Paley Professor of the Weitzman School of Design for a virtual talk on the work and legacy of Julian Abele.

 
04.20.21

BIPOC Alumni Career Conversation Series (BACCS): Addressing DEI Issues in the Workplace and the Job Search Process

Faculty, students, and staff at the Weitzman School of Design have been increasingly focused on the impact of race and systemic racism on the design community, and the need to increase BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) representation in the design professions. 

 
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03.29.21

Portraits of Our Land: African American Farms and Gardens with Syd Carpenter

Join us for a virtual talk with Syd Carpenter, who will discuss the history of African American farmers and gardeners and the sculptures she’s made in response to this obscured but rich chapter in American agrarian history. 

03.25.21

Virtual Weitzman School Talk | Better is Temporary

Join the Weitzman School of Design Office of Development and Alumni Relations for a virtual talk with John Hoke, (MArch’92), Chief Design Officer, NIKE, Inc., moderated by Sarah Rottenberg, adjunct assistant professor and executive director, Integrated Product Design Program at the University of Pennsylvania

02.19.21

Design & Creative Career Fair

Join us for this new and exciting fair specifically for students interested in careers in the design and creative fields! Student and Alumni Registration Begins at 6 PM EST on Monday, February 8, 2021.