Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Events | March 25, 2021 1:00 pm

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

Cities & Regions

Leading by Design: David E. Gross

David Gross is giving back to the Weitzman School, with a gift to establish the David E. Gross Fellowship Fund, which was amplified by additional funds through the School’s matching program.

Culture & Heritage

Legacy Keepers

The Marian Anderson house, which the singer purchased in 1924 for $4,000 cash, is one of the few sites associated with important civil rights figures in Philadelphia.

Seeing the Connections Between Health and the Built Environment

The interconnectedness of physical spaces and human health is top of mind perhaps more than ever before

New Weitzman Courses Respond to a Year of Upheaval

“What happened [in 2020] … created a sort of accelerated or expanded or intensified mirror of the structural inequalities that we see around us,” says Architecture, Lecturer Eduardo Rega Calvo. 

When Three Schools, and Three Countries, Converge in One Studio

The pandemic meant that studio travel wasn’t possible. Over the course of the fall semester, students worked together to study three different sites in Caracas, Guadalajara, and Bogotá. 

Events | February 19, 2021 6:00 pm

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.

Innovation & Technology

Excavating History in Designing “Mixing Chambers” for the Penn Museum

Students entering architecture school often think of design as linear, says architect Vanessa Keith (MArch’00), who joined the faculty in the Department of Architecture this fall.

Cities & Regions

Vincent Reina Joins Nationwide Initiative to Help Slow Rental Evictions

Will a nationwide wave of evictions from rental properties emerge amid weak economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis?

Culture & Heritage

Graduate Student Artists Persevere During Pandemic and Find New Inspiration

“An artist is an artist especially in the face of difficulties. The MFA students have taken it to heart. They have been incredibly resourceful in both their thinking and making of art.”