Graduate Admissions

FALL 2021 VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE

The Weitzman School - Recorded Sessions

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About the Weitzman School About the Weitzman School 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 Andrew Saunders, Associate Professor; Danielle Willems, Lecturer; Annette Fierro, Associate Professor; Hina Jamelle, Senior Lecturer; Ferda Kolatan, Associate Professor Architecture
MSD-AAD MSD-AAD Ali Rahim Professor of Architecture Architecture
MEBD & MSD-EBD MEBD & MSD-EBD William Braham Professor of Architecture; Director, MEBD & 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 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 Michael Fichman Acting 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, Associate Director of Admissions Weitzman in 360
Living in Philadelphia Living in Philadelphia Lauren Hoover, Associate Director of Admissions, and Taylor Ressler, Admissions Assistant Weitzman in 360
Career Development Resources Career Development Resources Kali Meeks Associate Director, Professional Development and Leadership Weitzman in 360
Justice and Belonging Justice and Belonging Matt Miller Director of Justice and Belonging (JxB) and Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of City and Regional Planning Weitzman in 360
Year End Show 2021 Year End Show 2021 Presented annually, the Weitzman Year End Show brings together work by graduating students across the School to capture new directions in architecture, landscape architecture, city and regional planning, historic preservation, and the fine arts. 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
Penn Libraries Penn Libraries Patricia Guardiola Director, Fisher Fine Arts Library Weitzman in 360
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Live Sessions

MORNING SESSIONS (Department Overviews)

DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE

10:00am
Welcome and Introduction
Winka Dubbeldam, Miller Professor

followed by breakout sessions for
M.Arch.
MSD-AAD
MSD-EBD/MEBD
MSD-RAS

12:00pm
MArch and MSD Student Panel

1:00pm
Graduate Group in Architecture (Master of Science and PhD) Chat
Franca Trubiano, Associate Professor of Architecture and Acting Chair of the Graduate Group in Architecture

DEPARTMENT OF CITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING

10:00am
Master of City Planning Program Overview
Lisa Servon, Kevin and Erica Penn Presidential Professor and Chair, and Faculty

10:30am
Concentration Overview and Faculty Introductions

12:00pm
Student Life Panel

DEPARTMENT OF FINE ARTS

9:00am
Master of Fine Arts Program Overview
Ken Lum, Marilyn Jordan Taylor Presidential Professor and Chair, and Faculty

11:00am
Virtual Studio Tours with MFA Students

GRADUATE PROGRAM IN HISTORIC PRESERVATION

9:00am
Historic Preservation Department Overview
Frank Matero, Professor and Chair of Historic Preservation, and Faculty

10:45am
Student Life: Q&A with Current Preservation Students

12:00pm
Historic Preservation Career Discovery Panel

2:00–6:00pm
One-on-One Meetings with Faculty

DEPARTMENT OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

9:00am
Master of Landscape Architecture Welcome and Introduction
A recorded presentation from Richard Weller, Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture and Meyerson Chair of Urbanism

10:15 am
Landscape Architecture Faculty Group Introduction Session / Faculty Q&A 

11:35 am 
Landscape Architecture and Prospective Student Q&A Session 

1:00-4:30pm    
One-on-One Q&A Appointments with Department Chair, Richard Weller

URBAN SPATIAL ANALYTICS PROGRAM

12:00pm
Master of Urban Spatial Analytics (MUSA) Program Chat
Michael Fichman, Acting Program Director, Faculty, and Students

AFTERNOON SESSIONS (School-Wide)

1:15-1:45pm    
Admissions Overview 

2:00-2:30pm    
Justice and Belonging 
Led by Karyn Tufarolo, Director of Faculty Affairs and Diversity/Equity/Inclusion Initiatives
OR
Financial Aid: Q&A 

2:45-3:15pm    
Interdisciplinary Study: Dual Degree/Certificates 
OR
Financial Aid: Q&A

3:30-4:00pm  
Community Engagement
OR
Admissions Q&A 

4:15-5:00pm    
Careers After Graduate School: Conversation with Weitzman Alumni