CRP Graduate Open House for Admitted Students, Spring 2018

A white-domed stone building in the wintertime.

The Department of City and Regional Planning is hosting an open house for admitted graduate students in city and regional planning, historic preservation, and regional science. The open house is an ideal time to visit campus and interact with faculty members and current students, learn more about the programs offered, meet with alumni, and explore housing options in the area.

The morning events on March 23 (9 a.m.–12 p.m.) will be live-streamed, and viewers will be able to ask questions and chat with student moderators.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, March 22

6 p.m.
Dinner at Department Chair Jeffrey Chusid's home
205 Elmwood Avenue
Meet in front of Sibley Hall

9 p.m.
Student Outing*
308 Stewart Avenue
Margaritas at Loco in Collegetown

Friday, March 23

Milstein Hall dome

8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

9 a.m.
Welcome and Student Roundtable Introductions

9:15 a.m.
Faculty Introductions

9:30 a.m.
The Master of Regional Planning (M.R.P.) and Historic Preservation Planning (HPP) Programs

10 a.m.
The CRP Experience and Beyond
Students highlight their diverse experiences within the program including internships, workshops, and the New York City program. Alumni discuss how CRP influenced their career.

11:30 a.m.
Lunch

12:20 p.m.
Colloquium: Damon Rich (Hector)
Urban planner and MacArthur Fellow Damon Rich will share his experiences on practicing more democratic planning.

Sibley Hall

2 p.m.
Faculty Office Hours

2 p.m.
Optional: Damon Rich and Jae Shin Design Review
Join Damon Rich and Jae Shin for reviews of current urban design class and Design Connect projects.
Room B10, West Sibley Hall

2 p.m.
Optional: Sibley Hall Tour and/or Visit the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art
M.R.P. Student Guides

Student-Led Events

4 p.m.
Campus Tour

Meet in front of Sibley Hall (ends at the Big Red Barn)

5 p.m.
Grad Night Drinks at the Big Red Barn*

6:30 p.m.
Dinner
Miller-Heller House, 122 Eddy Street
Walk as a group from Big Red Barn to a dinner hosted by CRP student organizations to learn more about student life and activities within the department.

9 p.m.
CRP Pecha Kucha Presentation*
Chanticleer, top floor, 101 West State Street
Sit back with a beverage and enjoy as faculty and current students give uncensored answers to the question "How did you get here?".

Saturday, March 24

12 p.m.
Women's Planning Forum Brunch
Miller-Heller House, 122 Eddy Street
Join current students and alumni for a light brunch.

*Please note: Events marked with an asterix are self-funded.