IT WAS FAIR WEATHER FOR CAREER PLANNING
Over 100 SOA students of all levels, resumes in hand and dressed for success, met and networked with 17 US firms looking to hire Architecture majors for internships and full-time positions last Thursday April 3. The School’s Annual Career Fair in the Hurricane 100 Room at the Bank United Center provided an opportunity to get acquainted and become familiar with the different firm specialties and number of available positions. The day after, the firms scheduled individual interviews throughout the School. For more information, call 305-284-3731 or visit www.miami.edu/toppel.
SOA ALUMNI AND CLASS OF ‘14 NETWORK AT ALUMNI CENTER
School of Architecture Interim Dean Denis Hector introduced a new alumni activity to the School and the University’s Alumni Association by inviting local alumni to network with the SOA class of 2014 at a reception at the Newman Alumni Center on the evening of March 25. Over 100 architects and future architects became acquainted, renewed friendships, and established an annual tradition.
URBAN MORPHOLOGY AND DESIGN: ROME IN MIAMI
On April 8, 9 and 10, the University of Miami School of Architecture and Sapienza University of Rome will co-host a three-part international seminar Urban Morphology and Design: Rome in Miami.
Tuesday, April 8, From Urban Fabric to Roman Palaces, a lecture by Alessandro Camiz, post doctorate at Sapienza University of Rome and Adjunct Faculty and Visiting Lecturer, University of Miami. Architecture Library, 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday, April 9, Urban Design Methods: Muratori and Caniggia, a lecture by Professor Giuseppe Strappa of Sapienza University of Rome and City as Organism: 22nd ISUF Conference Rome, a lecture by Alessandro Camiz. Glasgow Lecture Hall, 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 10, Urban Form: Settlement and Process, New York, Boston and Philadelphia, a lecture by Paolo Carlotti (researcher Sapienza University of Rome). Architecture Library, 9:30 a.m.
KATHY WHEELER INVITES YOU TO YOGA AT SOA
Beginning this Wednesday, April 9, Assistant Professor Kathy Wheeler invites students, faculty and staff to join her Kundalini yoga class. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat, towel, or blanket to sit on. Donations for student scholarships will be the fee. E-mail Kathy for more information (firstname.lastname@example.org). Community Garden Green, Mondays, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. and Wednesdays ("Express" Classes) from 1:00 to 1:30 p.m.
IDP AND ESSENTIAL LICENSING
This Thursday, April 9, our AIAS chapter is sponsoring the Intern Development Program (IDP) Presentation and Lunch. Kimberly Tuttle, AIA from NCARB in Washington and Associate Professor Allan Shulman will speak on the required comprehensive experience that is essential for the independent practice of architecture and licensure. NCARB (National Council of Architectural Registration Boards) visits architecture schools around the country to enroll students in the program so that they will be ready for their employment upon graduation. Be sure to sign up for the presentation in Academic Services and click on IDP Guidelines before the meeting. Rinker Classroom, 10:30 to noon.
TASTE OF HISTORIC DOWNTOWN MIAMI 2014
This Friday, April 11 from 6 to 9 p.m., fans of historic Miami buildings can enjoy the architecture and stories of Historic Downtown Miami. The Downtown Miami Partnership, Inc. and Dade Heritage Trust invite you to rediscover the buildings of the past through self-guided tours, music and entertainment, tasty appetizers and a unique peek into Miami’s architectural heritage and history. The buildings on the tour are the Ingraham Building (1927), La Epoca (1936), the Alfred I. DuPont Building (1938), Security Building (1926); the Old Post Office built in 1912 (and now MCAD, the renovated headquarters of the AIA), Gesu Church (1921) and The Bank Lounge (1927). Contact 305-379-7070 or 305-358-9572 for ticket sales and more information. Facebook: Taste of Historic Downtown Miami. Group discounts available. Must be 21+.
April 16 – WOMEN IN ARCHITECTURE "SPEED MENTORING" (courtesy of the AIA Miami). This mentoring event is modeled after “speed dating” with the goal of developing a network that provides support for women in the workplace. Student or AIA Member $10 and Non-Member $20. MCAD (the Miami Center for Architecture & Design, 100 NE 1st Avenue, Miami 33132), 8:00 p.m.