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The Graduate Experience
March 29 @ 9:00 am - March 30 @ 10:00 am
Below is an overview of the day we have planned (please note: event details may change-please check back for any updates as the date approaches). To RSVP: please email Lorilie Spegar to confirm your participation as an admitted student of one of our graduate programs.
The Graduate Experience
Exploring advanced degrees in Architecture + Planning
Friday, March 29, 2019
9:00 – 10:00
Welcome to the College of Architecture + Planning/Breakfast (Rm 129)
Dean Keith Diaz Moore
10:00 – 11:30
Deep Dive into the Master’s Programs
Master of City & Metropolitan Planning (Rm 129) – Chair Stacy Harwood
Master of Architecture (Rm 128) – Chair Mimi Locher, Grad Advisor Linda Bastyr
11:30 – 12:30
Visit the College of Architecture + Planning Career Fair/Tour the CA+P Building
The college’s annual Career Fair is also happening today. Representatives from over 30 agencies and firms will be in the building to discuss internship and full-time employment opportunities. Many of these representatives are college alums. This will be an excellent opportunity to connect with people you might work with during school and after graduation.
12:45 – 2:00 Meet on the window side of the main gallery (“the Bailey”) to walk to lunch
Lunch with Current Students Spencer F. Eccles Business Building, Rm. 7180
Lunch is hosted by some of our current M.Arch and MCMP students includes a presentation on dual degree and graduate certificate opportunities in Real Estate Development, a program that our college co-hosts with the Business School.
2:00 – 2:30
Take TRAX to downtown
2:30 – 3:30
Tour of GSBS 375 West 200 South
For over 39 years, GSBS has been one of Utah’s leading architecture and planning firms. A leader in sustainable design and planning, GSBS applies a paradigm of Sustainable Design Excellence to planning and building projects throughout the Intermountain West. To see a portfolio of their work, go to http://www.gsbsarchitects.com/portfoliocategory.
3:30 – 4:30
CA+P Downtown Studio – Ford Building 280 South 400 West, Suite 150
Opening just this semester, the college now has a studio classroom space in the historic Ford Building in downtown Salt Lake, a space it shares with the offices of the Utah chapters of the American Institute of Architects and the American Society of Landscape Architects. A studio class will be meeting at the time of our visit; observe the class, talk with the students, get something to drink, or just relax.
4:30 – 5:00
Walk/Bus to MHTN
5:00 – 5:45
Tour of MHTN 420 East South Temple, Suite 100
MHTN is an integrated multi-disciplinary firm providing architectural, interior design, landscape, planning, and urban design services. The firm was founded on values of leadership and innovation with specializations in civic, cultural, commercial, mixed use, healthcare, higher education, K-12 education. Go to https://www.mhtn.com/work/ to see some of their projects.
Walk to Thomas Monson Building
6:00 – 7:30
Dinner at Thomas Monson Building 411 East South Temple
A historic mansion on Salt Lake’s fabled South Temple Street, the Monson Building is home to the Kem Gardner Policy Institute, the university’s premiere research center focused on economic, demographic, and policy research. Dr. Pam Perlich, the Institute’s Director of Demographic Research, will be our host.
Take TRAX/walk back to campus OR explore downtown
Saturday, March 30,,2019
9:00 – 10:00
Breakfast at Lassonde Studios with Mimi Locher & Stacy Harwood
Lassonde Studios is the home of the University of Utah’s entrepreneurship program. This facility provides live/work spaces for students across campus interested in integrating entrepreneurial dimensions into their college degree programs. Many of the Architecture, Design, and Planning students in our college are involved at Lassonde.