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UIC School of Architecture is pleased to announce the search for the 2015–2016 Douglas A. Garofalo Fellow. Applications are due January 30, 2015. For more information, please visit the search website.

8–10 December Graduate Studio Final Reviews, Gallery 1100 A+DS. Full schedule here: Fall 2014 Final Review Schedule.

1–5 December Undergraduate Studio Final Reviews, A+D Studios. Full schedule here: Fall 2014 Final Review Schedule.

Assistant Professor Alexander Eisenschmidt is moderating a panel with CADA faculty Jonathan Mekinda on November 22 at the Chicago Cultural Center. The event, which will focus on Chicago's catalytic potential for architectural and urban speculations, also includes School of Architecture faculty Sarah Dunn, Sean Lally, and Andrew Moddrell. Please register for the event here.

10 November Dietrich Neumann, School of Architecture Fall 2014 Lecture Series, 5:30pm, 1100 A+D Studios

3 November Maurice Blanks, MArch '91, School of Architecture Fall 2014 Lecture Series, 5:30pm, 1100 A+D Studios

Interested in a degree in design criticism? The School of Architecture, with the School of Design, is now accepting applications for Fall 2015 to the Master of Arts in Design Criticism (MAD-Crit) program. For more info and to apply: MAD-Crit

Associate Professor Sarah Dunn with her arch+design firm Urban Lab, were recipients of two AIA Chicago Design Excellence Awards. Morgan Street Live+Work was awarded a Distinguished Building Award and Virtual Water was awarded special recognition in the Unbuilt Design category.

27 October Farshid Moussavi, School of Architecture Fall 2014 Lecture Series, 5:30pm, 1100 A+D Studios

"Metropolitan Architecture", an essay by Assistant professor Alexander Eisenschmidt, was recently published in Grey Room #56.

The Possible Mediums exhibition, co-chaired by Assistant Professor Kelly Bair, opens November 7 at the Fisher Center in New York City, followed by a symposium on November 8 with co-founders and outside critics for a discussion about the Possible Mediums project and its relationship to the current state of the discipline of architecture. For more information please visit the Possible Mediums website.

Assistant professor Sean Lally was interviewed by Project Hieroglyph, part of ASU's Center for Science and the Imagination, about his recent book The Air from Other Planets. Check out the interview here.

20 October Alex Lehnerer, School of Architecture Fall 2014 Lecture Series, 5:30pm, 1100 A+D Studios

Interested in being an architect for a weekend? The School of Architecture is now accepting registrations for the next TryArch weekend workshop. The weekend workshop will take place November 7 and 8, 2014. For more information or to register please contact Stephanie Niebuhr.

Clinical Assistant Professor Andrew Moddrell featured in recent UIC News.

Two projects by Clinical Assistant Professor Julia Capomaggi have been selected for the International Biennial of Architecture - Argentina. For more information, visit the project websites, Quincho Ituzaingo and Quuincho Leones.

15 September Florian Idenburg, School of Architecture Fall 2014 Lecture Series, 5:30pm, 1100 A+D Studios

10 September Students and Directors, School of Architecture Wednesday|Episodes, 2pm, 1100 A+D Studios

25 August All School Meeting and Class Lotteries, 1pm, 1100 A+D Studios

Associate Professor Sarah Dunn with her arch+design firm Urban Lab, designed a 3-hole mini-golf course for the 2014 AIA Convention taking place June 26-28, 2014 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Registration is open for the UIC School of Architecture summer programs HiArch and YArch. For more information please visit the program websites or call the School at 312.996.3335.

Chicagoisms, an exhibition curated by Assistant Professor Alexander Eisenschmidt and School of Design faculty Jonathan Mekinda is now on view at the Art Institute of Chicago through April 2015. The exhibition also features work by UIC School of Architecture faculty Sarah Dunn (UrbanLab), Sam Jacob, Jimenez Lai (Bureau Spectacular), Sean Lally (Weathers), and Andrew Moddrell (PORT).

Two Barns, a joint project by Clinical Assistant Professor Paul Andersen's firm Indie Architecture and Associate Professor Paul Preissner, has been awarded a 2014 AIA Chicago Small Projects Honor Award. For more information visit the AIA Chicago 2014 Small Projects website.

Congratulations to the 2014 Year End Show exhibitors and award winners!

25 April Instruments for Urban Production, a panel on urbanism featuring three faculty members: Alexander Eisenschmidt, Clare Lyster and Lluis Ortega at the Chicago Architecture Foundation [CAF] at 6pm. More info.

5–7 May Graduate Studio Final Reviews, Gallery 1100 A+DS. Full schedule here: Spring 2014 Final Review Schedule.

29 April–2 May Undergraduate Studio Final Reviews, A+D Studios. Full schedule here: Spring 2014 Final Review Schedule.

Timothy Walser, a third year MArch student, was named the recipient of the 2014 Martin Roche Travel Scholarship, awarded by AIA Chicago to support travel-based architecture research.

Assistant Professors Jimenez Lai and Sean Lally are two of seven finalists for the 2014 Wheelwright Prize, an annual $100,000 research grant from Harvard Graduate School of Design. The winner will be announceed April 30, 2014. For more information, visit the Wheelwright Prize website.

21 April Elena Manferdini, School of Architecture Spring 2014 Lecture Series, Eva Maddox Endowed Lecture, 5:30pm, 1100 A+D Studios

17 April Sanford Kwinter, School of Architecture Spring 2014 Lecture Series, 5:30pm, 1100 A+D Studios

16 April Color Theory with School of Design Faculty Jennifer Wandro, School of Architecture Wednesday|Episodes, 2pm, 1100 A+D Studios

14 April Mark Sexton and Tom Jacobs, Krueck+Sexton, School of Architecture Spring 2014 Lecture Series, 5:30pm, 1100 A+D Studios

8 April David Carson, School of Architecture Spring 2014 Lecture Series, 5:30pm, 1100 A+D Studios

4 April Launch party celebrating Volume 3+4 of aX, School of Architecture, 6pm, 3100 Octagon, A+D Studios

The School of Architecture's Graduate Program Accepted Student Open House will take place Friday, April 4 and Saturday April 5. Please RSVP to Stephanie Niebuhr.

1 April Myth, Garofalo Fellowship Installation Opening and Reception with inaugural Fellow Molly Hunker, School of Architecture, 5:30pm, South Lobby, A+D Studios

24 MarchTaylor Halloway, 2013 MArch graduate, will present "Design Better/Design Forward", the result of her scholarship work in Sub-Saharan Africa as recipient of the 2013 AIA Chicago Martin Roche Scholarship, 5:45pm at AIA Chicago, 35 E. Wacker Drive.

17 March Emmanuel Petit, Yale SOA, New Haven, School of Architecture Spring 2014 Lecture Series, 5:30pm, 1100 A+D Studios

In conjunction with Assistant Professor Alexander Eisenschmidt's recently published book, Chicagoisms, the Graham Foundation will host a panel discussion and book launch on April 5 with Eisenschmidt and collaborators. More info is available here and here.

Registration is now open for the UIC School of Architecture summer programs HiArch and YArch. For more information please visit the program websites or call the School at 312.996.3335.

Interested in being an architect for a weekend? The School of Architecure is now accepting registrations for the next TryArch (formerly Architecture Tryouts) weekend workshop. The weekend workshop will take place June 6 and 7, 2014. For more information or to register please contact Stephanie Niebuhr.

21 February Rapid Fire Faculty Series #4 with Sarah Dunn, Stewart Hicks, Lluis Ortega, and Ryan Palider, 6pm, 1100 A+D Studios

17 February Lunch and Learn: Career Fair Pre-game, 12:30–2pm, 1100 A+D Studios

14 February Studio Berlin Info Session with John Manaves, 1pm, 4300 A+D Studios

12 February SOA and CUPPA with Alexander Eisenschmidt, Sarah Dunn, Curtis Winkle, and Ting Wei Zhang, School of Architecture Wednesday|Episodes, 2pm, 1100 A+D Studios

7 February Portfolio Day, 6pm, 3100 Octagon A+D Studios

5 February Behind the Drawing, Kelly Bair, Grant Gibson, Stewart Hicks, and Ania Jaworska, School of Architecture Wednesday|Episodes, 2pm, 1100 A+D Studios

27 January Steve Everett, College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts, UIC, Chicago, School of Architecture Spring 2014 Lecture Series, 5:30pm, 1100 A+D Studios

24 January Rapid Fire Faculty Series #3 with Kelly Bair, Julia Capomaggi, Paul Preissner, and Dan Wheeler, 6pm, 1100 A+D Studios

22 January Portfolio Day Student Voting, School of Architecture Wednesday|Episodes, 2pm, 3100 A+D Studios