Graduate Admissions

SPRING 2022 VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE

The Weitzman School - Recorded Sessions

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We Are Weitzman: A Virtual Visit We Are Weitzman: A Virtual Visit Weitzman in 360
Fritz Steiner on Ecological Design Fritz Steiner on Ecological Design Fritz Steiner Dean and Paley Professor; Co-executive Director, The McHarg Center
Dean's Dialogues Dean's Dialogues Fritz Steiner talks with the winners of the Kanter Tritsch and Witte-Sakamoto Family fellowships about their paths to Penn, places, and community. WEITZMAN IN 360
MArch MArch Winka Dubbeldam, Miller Professor and Chair, Department of Architecture; Director, ARI Andrew Saunders, Associate Professor; Annette Fierro, Associate Professor; Simon Kim, Associate Professor; 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 MSHP & MSD-HP Frank Matero Professor and Chair, Graduate Program in Historic Preservation Historic Preservation
MLA MLA Sonja Dümpelmann Professor and Acting Department Chair 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 and Financial Aid 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
Development & Alumni Relations Development & Alumni Relations Liz Mairs Associate Director, Annual Giving and Alumni Relations WEITZMAN IN 360
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Live Sessions

MORNING SESSIONS
8:00am
Information for International Students

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

9:00am
City Planning Student of Color Breakfast

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

10:30am
Faculty Introductions

11:30am
Concentrations Breakout Rooms

12:00pm
Student Life Panel

12:45pm
Get to Know the Other Admitted Students

DEPARTMENT OF FINE ARTS

9:30am
Master of Fine Arts Program Overview
Ken Lum, Marilyn Jordan Taylor Presidential Professor and Chair, and Faculty

11:30am
Meet MFA Students & Virtual Studio Tours

GRADUATE PROGRAM IN HISTORIC PRESERVATION

10:00am
Historic Preservation Department Overview
Frank Matero, Professor and Chair of Historic Preservation, and Faculty

12:30pm
Student Life: Q&A with Current Preservation Students

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

DEPARTMENT OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

10:00am
Master of Landscape Architecture Welcome and Introduction
Sonja Duempelmann, Professor and Acting Chair and Faculty

11:45am 
Landscape Architecture and Prospective Student Q&A Session 

1:00pm    
One-on-One Q&A Appointments with Acting Chair, Sonja Duempelmann

URBAN SPATIAL ANALYTICS PROGRAM

10:00am
Master of Urban Spatial Analytics (MUSA) Program Welcome and Q & A
Michael Fichman, Acting Program Director and Faculty

10:45am
Current Student Work Presentation and Chat
Current Students and Alumni

AFTERNOON SESSIONS (School-Wide)

2:15pm    
Financial Aid Information Session

3:00pm    
Justice and Belonging 
Matt Kenyatta, Director
OR
Interdisciplinary Study: Dual Degree/Certificates

3:45pm    
Justice and Belonging 
Matt Kenyatta, Director
OR
Financial Aid Information Session

4:30pm  
Research with Impact
OR
Discussion with Alumni/Your Career After Graduate School

5:30pm    
Virtual Happy Hour with Faculty, Students, Staff, and Alumni