Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Events | May 18, 2019 11:00 am

Alumni Weekend Brunch, 2019

Join the Weitzman School of Design's Alumni Brunch during Reunion weekend. 

Events | May 18, 2019 2:00 pm

Alumni Weekend Green Roof Tour

Join reunion weekend tour of Penn Law’s Golkin Hall Green Roof with Bob Lundgren, MLA’82, University of Pennsylvania Landscape Architect and David Hollenberg, MArch’75.

Cities & Regions

New Appointments and Fellowships for Ryerson, Ammon, and Trubiano

Faculty members Megan Ryerson, Francesca Russello Ammon, and Franca Trubiano have been recognized for their leadership in transportation, historic preservation, and building technology by Penn and the American Council of Learned Societies.

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.

Culture & Heritage

Leading by Design: Mary Tasillo on Common Press

Last year, the Common Press, a letterpress and book arts studio founded at Penn in 2006 during the 300th anniversary celebration of Benjamin Franklin’s birth, made a couple important moves. 

Cities & Regions

School of Design 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 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 Penn 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.

Events | March 14, 2019 6:30 pm

Informing Form: the Practice of Overland Partners

Penn Weitzman School of Design Career Connection Day on March 15, 2019. Nathaniel A. Cram (MArch’05) and Helena Zambrano (MEBD’12) in discourse on the innovative practice of Overland Partners in the fields of Architecture and Planning. Houston Hall, 12 - 4 p.m.

Energy & Environment

Designing with nature, now

"We definitely have to be sustainable, indeed we should leave the world a better place for future generations, but I think we could go further to regenerative design—creating systems that, instead of taking energy, produce energy, and instead of taking life, give life.”