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Posted September 16, 2021

Weitzman at Penn’s Climate Week 2021

Climate Week at Penn is a University-wide, week-long program happening September 20 - 24. Weitzman students, faculty, and alums are among the many exciting speakers; see starred events among the highlights below. Visit the Climate Week website to explore the full agenda of webinars, workshops, teach-ins, showcases, readings, climate storytelling, and 1.5-Minute Climate Lectures.

Monday, September 20, 11:30am
EVs at Penn: Possibilities for Our Campus
Organized by the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, with Franca Trubiano, associate professor of architecture, and Oscar Serpell, associate director of academic programming at Kleinman

Monday, September 20, 8:00pm
My Climate Story: Documentary Screening
With William Braham, professor of architecture and program director of MEBD/MSD-EBD

Tuesday, September 21, 12:00pm
Student Information Session
Organized by the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy

Tuesday, September 21, 1:30pm
PennRainworks Presents Growing Together: A Community-Based Initiative for Greening and Nutrition
With Weitzman students Mrinalini Verma and Corey Wills

Wednesday, September 22, 11:30am
Sustainability Practices in the Middle East: Past, Present, Future
Moderated by alum Lily Cheng (MCP‘20)

Friday, September 24, 12:00pm
Sustainability and the Built Environment: Building Materials and Cooling Strategies that Combat a Warming Planet
With Dorit Aviv, assistant professor of architecture; William Braham, professor of architecture and program director of MEBD/MSD-EBD; and Charles Berman, lecturer in architecture

Friday, September 24, 1:00pm
Connecting Penn Teaching and Research to the Climate Emergency: A Panel of Deans
With Fritz Steiner, dean and Paley Professor

Wednesday, September 22, 12:00pm
Penn 1.5 Minute Climate Lectures
With William Braham, professor of architecture and program director of MEBD/MSD-EBD, and Akira Drake Rodriguez, assistant professor of city and regional planning