Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Innovation & Technology

Announcing the Winners of Weitzman’s “Summer School at Penn” Competition

A jury of distinguished architects, educators, graphic and industrial designers has selected the winners of the Summer School at Penn design challenge, a student competition organized by the Departent of Architecture at Weitzman to create a mobile medical testing unit for COVID-19.

Events | July 29, 2020 1:00 pm

Leveraging Your Alumni Network

Networking with alumni can be especially useful as you seek to learn how to translate your experiences at Penn into the world of work. 

Events | June 10, 2020 6:00 pm

Job Searching in a Time of Crisis: Virtual Discussion with Architecture Professionals

Students and recent graduates have many questions as they navigate the pandemic and prepare for a career after Penn. For this discussion our guests will give advice on job and internship searching, networking, and what May 2020 graduates can accomplish during this time.

 
Events | July 1, 2020 12:00 pm

Virtual Weitzman School Talk | Been Here: A Virtual "Corner Talk" on Black Urbanism, Design, and Planning

How is Black life generative in the design and planning of cities? What are the paths forward for a discourse and practice of Black Urbanism? How are Black urbanists defining themselves and the often overlooked blindspot of Blackness in relation to the larger urbanist professions?

Cities & Regions

More Than 80 Students Strong, Design Fellows Program Offers Growth for Students and Clients

The Design Fellows program is engaging students in an increasingly diverse portfolio of interdisciplinary projects for a growing list of clients.

Energy & Environment

Expanding Professional Development and Career Services for a Challenging Time

A summer-long series of virtual “conversations about life and landscape architecture” with professionals in the field, designed for students in the Department of Landscape Architecture but open to others. 

Events | June 4, 2020 12:00 pm

Virtual Weitzman School Talk | An Architecture of Optimism in a Post-Pandemic Society

What will a post-pandemic world look like? There is no doubt that design will have a big role to play, especially since there are opportunities for design intervention everywhere we look. Now is the time for us to rethink how we design our new buildings and reimagine our current ones. This conversation will touch on the ways design can make a difference in a post-pandemic world.

Sachs Program Grants Support Weitzman Students, Staff, and Faculty

The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation at the University of Pennsylvania announced its most recent round of grants, totaling almost $270,000, in support of projects in the arts and humanities. 

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

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

Events | May 14, 2020 12:00 pm

Virtual Weitzman School Talk | Crisis and Connection: Reflections through Art and Public Space

Join the Weitzman School of Design Office of Development and Alumni Relations for a virtual talk on exploring the role of art and how it is shaping the ways we respond, commemorate, and reconnect in the wake of COVID-19.