Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Shining a spotlight on global impact.

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. 

Culture & Heritage

Finding Humor, and Opportunity, When Learning Goes Online

“We laugh, because at the end of every crit, the screen is completely covered with lines of different colors.”

Events | April 23, 2020 12:00 pm

Virtual Weitzman School Talk: Cities and Pandemics

Join the Weitzman School of Design Office of Development and Alumni Relations for a virtual talk exploring urban planning in the context of the global pandemic.

Culture & Heritage

New Penn-Tuskegee Partnership Aims to Advance Civil Rights Heritage in Alabama

The University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design and The Robert R. Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Science (TSACS) at Tuskegee University have entered into a new partnership to increase the visibility of histories of the American civil rights movement and its built, landscape and environmental legacies.

Equity & Inclusion

Weitzman School to Match Gifts Supporting Endowed Fellowships and Faculty

The Weitzman School is matching leadership gifts to support student fellowships (scholarships at the graduate school level) and endowed faculty positions.

Picturing the Future Lehigh Valley

"It’s really exciting to do place-based, speculative work around what the future can look like.” 

Events | March 14, 2020 8:30 am

Weitzman School Alumni Reception at ACSA

Please join Dean and Paley Professor Fritz Steiner (MRP'77, MA'86, PhD'86), Weitzman faculty, alumni, and friends in San Diego in celebration of Professor of Architecture David Leatherbarrow, recipient of the 2020 AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education.