The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Weekly eBulletin



The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture eBulletin provides weekly announcements for upcoming lectures, events, and exhibitions held at the School of Architecture, as well as news on faculty and alumni activities. Additionally, the newsletter includes announcements for opportunities in the fields of architecture and design open to students, faculty, alumni, and professionals.

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  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.