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Focus Areas

Whether it’s energy and climate, design for racial justice, or the quality of the built environment, the School and its alumni, students, and faculty are in the vanguard. 

Our Focus Areas


Alter the lives of students and help bring talent, diversity, and equity to your profession


Help bring impactful scholars to Penn—passionate teachers who advance the frontiers of research and help redefine professional practice.


Support Weitzman Centers—agile hubs comprising interdisciplinary researchers, thought leaders, and practitioners who are generating impact locally and globally.


The School requires spaces that facilitate innovation and collaboration, nurture new partnerships, and respond nimbly to evolving needs and growth.