Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Shining a spotlight on global impact.

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.

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. 

Cities & Regions

City & Regional Planning Class of 2009 Reunion Weekend

 2009 City & Regional Planning alumni came back to Philadelphia for a weekend celebration of their 10th Reunion.

Cities & Regions

Celebrating the Class of 2019 with Stuart Weitzman

The University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design’s 2019 Commencement Ceremony

Culture & Heritage

School Alumna Hahn Named Rome Prize Winner

The American Academy in Rome awarded alumna Ashley Hahn (MCP’08, MSHP’08) the inaugural Adele Chatfield-Taylor Rome Prize for Historic Preservation and Conservation for her project "Preserving the life between buildings." 

Celebrating Penn in China

President Amy Gutmann emphasized the three pillars of her vision for the future of Penn—innovation, inclusion, and impact—while speaking at The Power of Penn Celebration in Hong Kong on March 6.

Cities & Regions

Weitzman Alumni Named AIA 2019 Fellows

The 2019 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated 115 AIA members to its prestigious College of Fellows, including five University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design alumni.

Cities & Regions

The Man Behind the Met, Sam Olshin, MArch'86

After a global tour, The Power of Penn Campaign returns to Philadelphia on April 2 with an event at the Metropolitan Opera House. The architect behind the restoration of the Met Philly is Sam Olshin, MArch'86 and member of the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design Alumni Board, and Principal at the firm of Atkin Olshin Schade Architects. Olshin discusses how he stays connected with Penn and the challenges of resurrecting a historic venue.