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Virtual Graduate Architecture Open House

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Saturday, October 17, 2:00pm

Get a look inside the School of Architecture at UIC! Attending our virtual Open House will provide an opportunity to meet current students and faculty and learn more about our graduate programs and admission process. We welcome students who have undergraduate degrees in any field.
Please register in advance. The Open House will be hosted on Zoom. A confirmation email with the Zoom link will be sent upon registering. If you have any questions about the event, contact Gwen Fullenkamp at


2:00 – 2:45pm (CT): Welcome and program overview
With Bob Somol (Director of the School) and Gwen Fullenkamp (Graduate Advisor)
2:45 – 3:15pm: Student panel
Hear from current students who come from a variety of backgrounds and span all years of the program.
Student panelists: Summer Hofford, Shamsa Mokhber, Ricardo Sandoval
3:15 – 3:45pm: Virtual tour of the School of Architecture
See the graduate studio, labs, and exhibition spaces in the building.
Student tour guides: Morgan Peterson, Cody Schueller
3:45 – 4:30pm: Discussion with faculty
Meet graduate faculty members, hear about their work and teaching, and ask questions.
4:30 – 5:30pm: Flat Out magazine discussion
A happy hour discussion with alumni contributors to the latest issue of Flat Out magazine
Alumni panelists: Zehra Ahmed (MArch/MAD-Crit), Ellen Grimes (MArch), Andrew Jennings (MArch/MAD-Crit), Jared Macken (MArch), moderated by Jayne Kelley (MAD-Crit)