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


Sign-ups for SARUP Externship program are now available. 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. Sign up for an externship HERE. Questions send to Mo Zell,


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).

SARUP Events:

October 28, 2021 @ 5:30 PM CT – Pumpkin Carving hosted by AIAS located in the Commons
Join AIAS for their annual pumpkin carving competition. $5 entry fee per team.

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 29 @ 1:30 PM CT – ARCH 410 – The Architecture of Lacatan and Vassal by Karl Wallick

October 29, 2021 @ 1:30 PM CT – Graduate Colloquium – Need More Passion in Design by Qianqian Liu located in SARUP Commons
Qianqian approaches each project with a strong design sensibility and a passion for creating experience-first projects with a story & soul that are logical, defensible, and well-reasoned. She believes good design affects one’s life at every moment. Qianqian oversees the strategic planning, design, and construction for a variety of projects. Qianqian is also a mentor to her colleagues, inspiring her team with confidence and encouraging them to share their voices in design process to drive design diversity and innovation that resonates with our clients. Qianqian offers a depth of experience and a thoughtful design methodology that builds upon the core values at RINKA.

Pizza lunch will be served

October 29, 2021 @ 3 PM CTPortfolio Presentation by Nikole Bouchard hosted by NOMAS
Come join NOMAS as we host Professor Nikole Bouchard for a portfolio presentation. Learn how to successfully complete a portfolio of your work for job applications, grad school, and more!

November 1 @ 5:30 PM CT – AIAS General Body Meeting located in SARUP Student Lounge (AUP 126)
Listen to a presentation from AIA Wisconsin to learn what they are all about.


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!

November 9, 2021 @ 5 – 7 PM CT – UWM Dialogue Across Difference – Critical Race Theory located in the Wisconsin Room
Join us for a constructive dialogue, where different ideas and perspectives can be shared and heard, on the concept of Critical Race Theory, what it is, what it is not, and its relationship to discussions about equity in education spaces. Register here


November 5, 2021 @ 12 PM CT – SARUP Graduate Open House
November 5, 2021 @ 1:30 PM CT – Sneak Previews
November 5, 2021 @ 3:30 PM CT – ARCH 410 – Composition and Technology of Facades hosted by Karl Wallick
November 12, 2021 @ 1:30 PM CT – Speed Portfolio Review
November 12, 2021 @ 3:30 PM CT – Buildings Landscapes Cultures Field School Roundtable


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Recorded Events- Spring 2021

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