Illinois Architecture reveals presence and progress of women in the profession

Architecture professors Marci Uihlein, left, and Sara Bartumeus organized a Women’s Reunion and Symposium at the School of Architecture. The event, Sept. 26-28, will recognize the contributions of female architecture graduates and initiate discussions of how to strengthen the roles of women in architecture. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

SEP 19, 2019 8:45 AM
JODI HECKEL

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Illinois Architecture reveals presence and progress of women in the profession
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Illinois Architecture reveals presence and progress of women in the profession
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The first woman to earn an architecture degree in the U.S. graduated from the University of Illinois in 1878. One hundred years later, there were still just a handful of female students in each graduating class.