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Students and visitors MUST wear a mask while indoors at SARUP, even after hours.


Starting October 18, 2021 students will be able to sign up for the SARUP Externship program. The program offers undergraduate and graduate architecture and urban planning students a job shadowing experience in a variety of professional settings. Participating students typically spend one week in an office or related professional organization. More details about the program can be found here. Externships are typically offered in Milwaukee, Madison, regionally, or in Chicago. We can assist with externships in other locations if you have access to your own housing accommodations.


Winterim 2022, January 3 – 20, 2022
390/790 Internship/Field Experience
Hybrid, 9-5:00 PM

An internship is a professional learning experience that enables students to apply the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom to the practice setting. This mentored placement engages a Faculty Advisor and a professional supervisor to support the student in completion of 120 hours of work. The course is designed to enhance the professional experience by compelling the student to analyze the experience through reflections, journal submission, a paper and final presentation. Internships will occur during the full 3 weeks in January (January 3-20).


October 19, 2021 @ 5 PM CT – Anatomy of Reentry: Architecture for Restoration located at Lubar Entrepreneurship Center hosted by Trudy Watt
Please join us on Tuesday, October 19 from 5-7pm at the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center for a panel discussion highlighting the experiences of Milwaukeeans in the criminal justice system and the ways architecture might support reentry through the design of the Central DOOR. This event is being hosted as a part of the Vulnerability Studio at UWM-SARUP and the Architecture of Incarceration course series at the MSOE University Scholars Program.

Moderated by Michael Carriere, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of the University Scholars Honors Program at MSOE and Trudy Watt, Assistant Professor at UWM SARUP, the panel includes:

– John Chisholm (Milwaukee County District Attorney),
– Evelyn Lopez (Owner and founder of PGLF),
– Adam Procell (Collaborating Instructor -Vulnerability Studio, Community Outreach Specialist – Partners in Hope and Cofounder of Paradigm Shyft),
– Tom Reed (Manager of the WI Public Defenders Office),
– Jenni Sevenich (CEO of Progressive Community Health Centers Inc.),
– Niel Thoreson (Regional Chief of the Dept. of Community Corrections),
– Julie Utstruck-Wetzel (Correctional Center Superintendent at Milwaukee Women’s Correctional Center),
– Peg Wallace (Prison Ministry Project Restorative Justice Volunteer), and
– Eugene Nelson (FSET Coordinator/Case Manager at Project RETURN)

This is an in-person event and registration is not required.
Masks are required indoors at all UWM events.

October 19, 2021 @ 5:15 PM CT – ARCH 100 Sketchup Workshop hosted by AIAS located in SARUP Commons
A workshop for ARCH 100 students to learn tips and tricks to create a successful model in Sketchup.

October 22, 2021 @ 11 AM – 1 PM CT – Headshot Event hosted by AIAS located in SARUP Commons and Courtyard
Elevate your online presence with a free professional headshot by AIAS

October 22, 2021 @ 1:30 PM CT – ARCH 410 – Working with CLT by Karl Wallick

October 22, 2021 @ 1:30 PM CT – Paths to Licensure with Melinda Pogwizd hosted by WIDs
Melinda Pogwizd, AIA, Kahler Slater, will discuss how to navigate the paths to licensure and ways to gain experience through the AXP program.

October 28, 2021 @ 6 PM CT – UWM Graduate Open House – Register:
Are you considering an advanced degree or trying to find the right Graduate School for you? Learn more about UWM’s 135 graduate programs during our open house on October 28th from 6-8 PM CT. As a bonus for attending, UWM will cover the application fee for all attendees.


October 18, 2021 @ 5:15 PM CT – Losing Ground: Values at Risk in an American Floodplain lecture by Rebecca Elliot, Ph.D. hosted by Tulane School of Architecture
Elliott is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics. The lecture will provide an ethnographically informed account of the social life of flood insurance in the U.S., with a particular focus on emotional encounters with risk technologies like flood maps and insurance premiums. After her initial presentation, Elliott will be joined by a faculty respondent for an interdisciplinary conversation about her remarks and to answer any audience questions.

October 19, 2021 @ 5:30 PM CT – Margaret McCurry Lectureship in the Design Arts: Jade Kake, “Indigenous Urbanism” hosted by Harvard GSD
Jade Kake (Ngāpuhi, Te Arawa, Te Whakatōhea) leads a small team at Matakohe Architecture + Urbanism, a kaupapa Māori design studio based in Whangārei in the Te Tai Tokerau region of Aotearoa New Zealand. The architectural department of the studio is focused on working primarily with Māori community clients on their papakāinga, marae, commercial and community projects, whilst the pūrākau (culture narrative) integration strand focuses on working to facilitate meaningful hapū participation in the design of major civic, commercial and education projects within their rohe. Matakohe are also involved in cultural landscape research and the development of digital tools.

November 1, 2021 @ 5:15 PM CT – Call Me If You Get Lost by Germane Barnes Tulane School of Architecture
This lecture will explores the domestic realm through the front porch. Featuring projects in Miami, FL, the location of Studio Barnes, this lecture highlights themes such as celebration, ritual, family, and love through Black spatial occupation of the front porch. Tangent to the lecture is a film, You Can Always Come Home that furthers the investigation and liberation Blackness in the architected environment. After his initial presentation, Barnes will be joined by a faculty respondent for an interdisciplinary conversation about her remarks and to answer any audience questions

November 6, 2021 @ 9 AM – 1 PM CT – UWM Make a Difference Day – Register Here
Members of the UWM community are invited to take part in the city-wide Fall Make a Difference Day on Saturday, November 6th, 2021. Make a Difference Day is a citywide volunteer event where volunteers across Milwaukee help with neighborhood clean-ups or winterize the homes of local older adults who need assistance!


October 22, 2021 @ 1:30 PM CT – ARCH 410 – Working with CLT by Karl Wallick
October 22, 2021 @ 1:30 PM CT – Paths to Licensure with Melinda Pogwizd hosted by WIDs
October 29, 2021 @ 1:30 PM CT – ARCH 410 – The Architecture of Lacatan and Vassal by Karl Wallick
October 29, 2021 @ 1:30 PM CT – Graduate Colloquium – Qianqian Liu
October 28, 2021 @ 6 PM CT – UWM Graduate School Open House
October 29, 2021 @ 3 PM CT – Portfolio Presentation by Nikole Bouchard hosted by NOMAS


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