School of Design

A Museum Show as a TV Contest Prize

August 18, 2010

School of Design alum Abdi Farah wins Bravo’s 'The Next Great Artist,' securing an exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum.

Article Source: New York Times

Smartphone Security Thwarted by Fingerprint Smudges

August 11, 2010

Researchers at of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are cited for research on password breaches on smartphones.

Article Source: PCWorld

Penn Students Create Ambitious Plan for Rail Service

August 11, 2010

Robert Yaro, Marilyn Jordan Taylor and students of the School of Design devise a high-speed-railway proposal for the Northeast Corridor.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Cost the Highest Hurdle for High-Speed Rail in U.S.

August 9, 2010

Robert Yaro of the School of Design discusses high-speed rail systems.

Article Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

40,000 City Properties. Abandoned. Now What?

July 28, 2010

Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design discusses Philadelphia’s initiatives to reduce its number of abandoned properties.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Senior Citizens Struggle in Flood Aftermath

May 19, 2010

Eugenie Birch of the School of Design discusses emergency flood response.

Article Source: Nashville Tennessean

Green Works for Philadelphia

May 14, 2010

Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design is cited for his role in Philadelphia’s Greenworks sustainability plan.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Agricultural Phenomenon

April 28, 2010

Domenic Vitiello of the School of Design comments on Philadelphia gardening initiatives.

Article Source: Philadelphia Citypaper

A Chance to Reshape Casino

April 22, 2010

Harris Steinberg of the School of Design and PennPraxis authors an op-ed on a planned Philadelphia casino project.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 215-573-8151March 15, 2010

Architect and Pritzker Laureate Zaha Hadid to Speak at Penn’s School of Design


WHO: Zaha Hadid

WHEN: 6-7:30 p.m., March 22, 2010

WHERE: University of Pennsylvania School of Design

Meyerson Hall, Room B-1

34th and Walnut streets

British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid will visit PennDesign to speak about her work in product design and architecture.