Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Culture & Heritage

MFA Alum Examines the Materials and Images of Labor in ICA Solo Exhibition

Artist and Weitzman alum Jessica Vaughn examines the spaces, architecture, and cultures of the American workplace her first major solo exhibition, now on view at the Institute of Contemporary Art.

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.

Acclaimed Designers and Promising Students Honored at 2020 Weitzman Awards

Peter Eisenman accepted the Kanter Tritsch Medal in Architecture during the 2020 Weitzman School Awards ceremony. The Witte-Sakamoto Family Medal was awarded to the City of Philadelphia’s GreenPlan Philadelphia. The all-virtual awards ceremony was another first in a year of unprecedented challenges and experiments at the Weitzman School and across higher education.

Energy & Environment

2020 Weitzman Award Winners Announced

The Weitzman School has selected Peter Eisenman as the 2020 recipient of the Kanter Tritsch Medal for Excellence in Architecture and Environmental Design, and the City of Philadelphia as the 2020 recipient of the Witte-Sakamoto Family Medal in City and Regional Planning for GreenPlan Philadelphia.

Cities & Regions

Penn Weitzman Alumni Association Announces New Board President and Vice-President

The Penn Weitzman Alumni Association announces new board president and vice-president. Charlette Caldwell (MSHP’16) will be the new president and Suzanne Mahoney (MCP’14, MLA’14) will be the new vice-president.

New Career Ambassador Program Connects Soon-to-Be Graduates and Alums

The Weitzman School has launched a new Alumni Career Ambassador Program.

Weitzman School Honors Kohn, RPA, and Outstanding Students at Awards Gala

A. Eugene Kohn (BArch’53, MArch’57) and Regional Plan Association (RPA) receive the 2019 Weitzman Medals.

‘A Celebration of Design’ Brings Out Alumni and Friends for Historic Afternoon

Hundreds of faculty, alumni, students and guests gathered at Meyerson Hall, Irvine Auditorium, and the plaza outside Meyerson on October 3 to celebrate the naming of the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design.

Culture & Heritage

Celebrating a New Name and the Promise of Design

Rain did not dampen the enthusiasm for Thursday’s celebrations of the naming of the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design.