SA+P Alumni in the Media: Week of April 1

How open is “too” open for your office?
Architecture alumna Diane J. Hoskins, BArch ’79 ends the debate about whether offices should be an open or closed with answers from Gensler's 2019 U.S. Workplace Survey. LinkedIn.

College campuses are thinking about lactation spaces—but could be doing more
In a study published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine, Architecture alumna Joyce Lee ’85 BArch, ’89 MArch and colleagues from Penn found that breastfeeding mothers in higher-education environments can typically find a place to pump, but only recently have institutions begun to prioritize access to this resource. Penn Today.

The Whiz Kid building a better cyborg
“The scene that played a role in starting me down my career path was the rebuilding of Luke’s arm in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.” Biomechatronics researcher and Media Lab alum Tyler Clites PD '18, PhD '18 talks to OZY about his work with bionic prostheses. 

Studio REV-‘s rubbings for $20; bootlegs for $100
Participatory exhibition, performance, and speech act, this new project from ACT guest lecturer and artist Marisa Morán Jahn SMVisS ’07 celebrates the knock-off, the simulacra, and that which is pirated many times over. Learn more.

Apply for an Excellence in Public Service Award
DUSP is now accepting applications for the Excellence in Public Service Awards. In 1999, DUSP established the Fund for Excellence in Public Service to assist and encourage graduates from the Master in City Planning program who choose to pursue public service careers. One or two awards of up to $10,000 will be made each year. Learn more and apply by May 1, 2019.

"Storytelling in Space and Time"
ACT lecturer and alumnus Sung Hwan Kim SMVisS ’03 utilizes video and performance art, illustrations, and light effects to weave together Korean culture, folklore, and myth with personal experiences. Read an interview.