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Media Mentions

Our faculty are frequently called upon to inform critical issues facing the world today. See the latest faculty and school mentions in the press.

8/15/13

Jiyoung Park, assistant professor of urban and regional planning, has received one of three  2013 UB Young Investigator Awards. This Exceptional Scholar Award celebrates a recent superior achievement of a scholar in his/her field of study that distinguishes the recipient as an up-and-coming scholar. 

7/8/13

Henry Louis Taylor Jr., professor of urban and regional planning, discussed the relationship of supplier diversity to community wealth and the regeneration of distressed communities at a recent conference sponsored by True Blue Inclusion, a research and consultantcy supporting diversity leaders across the U.S.

6/28/13

Fulbright scholar and climate activist Subhashni Raj, who just completed her master of urban planning at the University at Buffalo, will start her PhD at UB this fall as the first recipient of the university’s Jerome L. Kaufman Doctoral Fellowship for the study of food systems planning.

5/31/13

A graduate of the School of Architecture and Planning's urban and regional planning program recently helped to receive a 2013 National Planning Excellence Award for Philadelphia’s Integrated Planning and Zoning Process at the American Planning Association Conference in Chicago.

4/29/13

Social entrepreneur and MUP grad Darren Cotton joins four other enterprising UB students in sharing their experience in starting a business or social enterprise.

4/24/13

The School of Architecture and Planning partnered with UB's Confucius Institute in convening internationally renowned scholars in urban planning, political science and geography to consider the complex bureaucratic, political and economic forces shaping urbanization in China.

2/4/13

The Jerome L. Kaufman fellowship honors the intellectual legacy of Jerome L. Kaufman, FAICP, widely regarded as the “father of food systems planning.”

2/4/13

School's UB Regional Institute helps launch One Region Forward to build regional vision and plan for sustainable development in the Buffalo Niagara region

1/28/13

Graduate students in the Master of Urban Planning program recently developed a conversation district plan for Buffalo's Fruit Belt neighborhood.

12/10/12

Alum Continues to Build Up University Heights Tool Library After Laying Foundation as a Student in the MUP Program

12/10/12

The Larkin District was one of seven projects across the U.S. recognized by the Environmental Proection Agency for its "Smart Growth Achievement."

10/15/12

The UB Regional Institute and 20 other U.S. and Canadian universities and institutions will join forces to propose a set of long-term research and policy priorities to help protect and restore the Great Lakes and train the next generation of scientists, attorneys, planners and policy specialists who will study them.