CRP Graduate Open House for Admitted Students, Spring 2019

A white-domed stone building in the wintertime.

The Department of City and Regional Planning (CRP) 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 22 (9–11:30 a.m.) will be live-streamed, and viewers will be able to ask questions and chat with student moderators.

Thursday, March 21

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

9 p.m.
Student Outing*
Lot 10 Bar and Lounge, 106 S. Cayuga Street

Friday, March 22

Mezzanine, Sibley Dome

8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

9 a.m.
Welcome and Student 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.

12:20 p.m.
Colloquium: 70 Acres in Chicago
Goldwin Smith Hall, Room 132

Film screening and panel discussion. 

West Sibley Hall

2 p.m.
Faculty Office Hours

2 p.m.
Campus Tour
Meet in front of West Sibley Hall (ends at the Big Red Barn)

4 p.m.
CRP Poster Competition Awards and Presentation

Return to Sibley Dome to engage with current students around submissions from the first annual CRP poster competition.

Student-led Events

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

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

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?".

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

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