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Jeanne Gang (HON 2013)

Chicago architect and SAIC honorary degree recipient Jeanne Gang (HON 2013) made the 2019 list of

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SAIC student Rula Zuhour (MArch 2020) has been selected for the prestigiuos scholarship that honors the work of promising architecture students from under-represented communities.

Ann Lui. Photo by Colleen Durkin via "Chicago" magazine

Assistant Professor Ann Lui (Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects) was included in Chicago magazine's list of 17 emerging power players for her work as "the activist architect."

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Gibsons Italia courtesy of Eater Chicago

Lecturer in the School's Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects Terry Surjan provided thoughts on the design of the new Gibs

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"Thrival Geographies," by Amanda Williams and Andres L. Hernandez is displayed in the lobby of the Wrightwood 659 gallery. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune)

Dimensions of Citizenship's debut in Chicago at the Wrightwood 659 gallery was praised for thinking and looking forward by both the Chicago Tribune and WTTW's Chicago Tonight, in addition to being included on Newcity's Design Top 5 list for April.

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SAIC Shows

Beginning March 9, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, kicks off a host of exciting year-end even

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Newcity's Design Hall of Fame 2019

Newcity released its annual Design 50 list along with a special Design Hall of Fame, honoring those who drive the creation of form, function, and beauty.

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U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

Dimensions of Citizenship: Architecture and Belonging from the Body to the Cosmos makes its US premiere after its debut at the Venice Biennale last

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SAIC was named the top producer of Fulbright US Students for special focus four-year institutions for 2018–19 with six awardees, reports the Chronicle of Higher Education

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Water is essential to life. Second only to air, healthy water is critical to a healthy city. Learn about how SAIC and local partners engaged with Chicago's water in 2018. 

Recently, Matylda Krzykowski, AIADO's 2018-19 Mitchell Visiting Profeesor, co-curated "A Woman's Work"  with Vera Sacchetti. Krzykowski and Sacchetti are the Foreign Legion, a globally active curatorial practice. The symposium was a day-long series of lectures and discussions organized to compliment the exhibit "Against Invisibility: Women Designers at the Deutsche Werkstätten Hellerau 1898 to 1938" at the Kunstgewerbemuseum Dresden.