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UIC School of Architecture is accepting applications for graduate programs until February 15, 2015 for international applicants and March 15, 2015 for domestic applicants. Please refer to the admissions website for more information.

26 January Mauricio Pezo + Sofia von Ellrichshausen, School of Architecture Spring 2015 Lecture Series, 5:30pm, 1100 A+D Studios

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

12 January All School Meeting and Class Lotteries, 1pm, 1100 A+D Studios

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.