Graduate Admissions

SPRING 2020 VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE

Department Sessions (Video)

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View Agenda for Live Sessions We Are Weitzman: A Virtual Visit We Are Weitzman: A Virtual Visit On campus and off, Weitzman students are immersed in shaping the future. Weitzman in 360 About the Weitzman School About the Weitzman School Fritz Steiner Dean and Paley Professor; Co-executive Director, The McHarg Center Weitzman in 360 My Philosophy: Ecological Design My Philosophy: Ecological Design Fritz Steiner Dean and Paley Professor; Co-executive Director, The McHarg Center Weitzman in 360 MArch MArch Winka Dubbeldam, Miller Professor and Chair, Department of Architecture; Director, ARI Annette Fierro & Simon Kim, Associate Professors of Architecture Architecture MSD-AAD MSD-AAD Ali Rahim Professor of Architecture Architecture MSD-EBD MSD-EBD William Braham Professor of Architecture; Director, MSD-EBD Architecture MSD-RAS MSD-RAS Robert Stuart-Smith Assistant Professor of Architecture; Director, Autonomous Manufacturing Lab Architecture MCP MCP Lisa Servon Kevin and Erica Penn Presidential Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning City and Regional Planning MSHP & MSD-HP (Part I) MSHP & MSD-HP (Part I) Frank Matero Professor and Chair, Graduate Program in Historic Preservation Historic Preservation MSHP & MSD-HP (Part II) MSHP & MSD-HP (Part II) Randy Mason Associate Professor, Graduate Program in Historic Preservation Historic Preservation MLA MLA Richard Weller Meyerson Professor and Chair, Department of Landscape Architecture; Co-executive Director, The McHarg Center Landscape Architecture MUSA MUSA Ken Steif Director, MUSA Program Urban Spatial Analytics MFA MFA Ken Lum Marilyn Jordan Taylor Presidential Professor and Chair, Department of Fine Arts Fine Arts Financial Aid Financial Aid Lauren Hoover Weitzman in 360 Living in Philadelphia Living in Philadelphia Lauren Hoover Weitzman in 360 Career Development Resources Career Development Resources Kali Meeks Associate Director, Professional Development & Leadership Weitzman in 360 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Karyn Tufarolo Director of Faculty Affairs, Diversity/Equity/Inclusion Initiatives & Online Learning Initiatives Weitzman in 360 Penn Career Services Penn Career Services Diane Hull Weitzman in 360 The Architectural Archives The Architectural Archives William Whitaker Curator and Collections Manager, The Architectural Archives Weitzman in 360 A History of the Weitzman School A History of the Weitzman School William Whitaker Curator and Collections Manager, The Architectural Archives Weitzman in 360 Tour Weitzman Facilities Like us on FaceBook Follow us on Instagram
Live Sessions

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8:00 – 9:00am
Students of Color Virtual Breakfast (open to MCP students)
Hosted by Lisa Servon, Kevin and Erica Penn Presidential Professor and Chair of City and Regional Planning
 
9:00 – 10:00am
Admissions and Financial Aid Q and A
Lauren Hoover, Admissions & Recruitment Coordinator
Joan Weston, Director of Admissions
Stephanie Whaley, Admissions Assistant
 
10:00 – 11:00am
Master of Architecture Program Chat
Winka Dubbeldam, Miller Professor and Chair, and Faculty
 
10:00 – 11:00am
Conversation with Current MLA Students
 
11:00am – 12:00pm
MSD-AAD / MSD-EBD / MSD-RAS Program Chat
Ali Rahim, Professor of Architecture and Program Director for MSD-AAD
Bill Braham, Professor of Architecture and Program Director for MSD-EBD
Robert Stuart Smith, Assistant Professor of Architecture and Program Director for MSD-RAS

11:00am – 12:00pm
Conversation with Current Weitzman School Students
 
12:00 – 1:00pm
Master of City Planning Chat
Lisa Servon, Kevin and Erica Penn Presidential Professor and Chair
 
1:00 – 1:30pm
Master of City Planning Concentrations (Part I)
Land Use and Environmental Planning (Tom Daniels, Professor / Allison Lassiter, Assistant Professor)
Community and Economic Development (Lisa Servon, Kevin and Erica Penn Presidential Professor and Chair / Domenic Vitiello, Associate Professor / Francesca Russello Ammon, Associate Professor)
Urban Design (Zhongjie Lin, Associate Professor / Marilyn Jordan Taylor, Professor)
 
1:30 – 2:00pm
Master of City Planning Concentrations (Part II)
Smart Cities (Allison Lassiter, Assistant Professor / Ken Steif, Lecturer)
Public-Private Development (Vincent Reina, Assistant Professor)
Sustainable Transportation and Infrastructure Planning (Megan Ryerson, UPS Chair of Transportation, Associate Dean of Research, and Associate Professor / Erick Guerra, Associate Professor)
 
1:00 – 2:00pm
Master of Fine Arts Chat
Ken Lum, Marilyn Jordan Taylor Presidential Professor and Chair, and Faculty
 
1:00 – 2:00pm
Conversation with Current MSHP Students
 
1:00 – 2:00pm
Conversation with Current Weitzman School Students
 
2:00 – 6:00pm
MSHP Faculty Office Hours and Virtual Class
Visit the Historic Preservation Virtual Open House Agenda
 
2:00 – 3:00pm
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Weitzman
Hosted by Karyn Tufarolo, Director of Faculty Affairs, Diversity/Equity/Inclusion Initiatives, & Online Learning Initiatives
 
2:30 – 3:00pm
Discussion for LGBTQ+ Students
Hosted by Lisa Servon, Kevin and Erica Penn Presidential Professor and Chair of City and Regional Planning
 
3:00 – 4:00pm
Master of Landscape Architecture Chat
Richard Weller, Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture and Meyerson Chair of Urbanism, and Faculty

3:00 – 3:30pm
Conversation with Current MCP Students
 
4:00 – 5:00pm
Discussion with Alumni