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11/19/14

Touch-responsive maps designed in part by UB researchers give independence to the visually impaired.

11/18/14

A recent study by Robert Mark Silverman that revisits the "chicken-and-egg" dilemma around neighborhood revitalization and educational reform has earned the 2014 Best Article Award from Leadership and Policy in Schools, the journal in which it was published.

11/3/14

Georine Pierre and James Kubiniec, leaders of UB's chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students, recently represented UB at the national conference in Philadelphia.

10/17/14

The Buffalo School had more awards than any other unit at UB in a snapshot of faculty awards of national significance presented last week at the university's annual Celebration of Academic Excellence.

10/16/14

The AIANYS has recognized Linsey Graff (MArch '10) for her leadership and commitment to community outreach, education and diversity in the profession.

10/15/14

New study led by Samina Raja, associate professor of urban and regional planning, outlines seven factors that led one of America’s poorest cities to embrace farming, urban chickens and more.

10/7/14

Architect Barbie was released by Mattel in 2011 to inspire young girls to make their mark on a profession where women remain grossly underrepresented. Three years later, co-creators Kelly Hayes McAlonie and Despina Stratigakos head to Washington, DC, on Oct. 23, 2014, to reflect on how the gender debate in architecture has changed.

10/7/14

A mural honoring the Fruit Belt that was created by dozens of Buffalo Public School students working with the Center for Urban Studies was recently unveilved as part of the renaming ceremony of Public School No. 37.

10/1/14

This Saturday, Oct. 4, the School of Architecture and Planning and the One Region Forward initiative will celebrate the Citizen Planning School’s first year of idea-creation through a multimedia “Idea Summit.”

 

9/30/14

Kathryn Bryk Friedman of the UB Regional Institute, a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center and a professor of law and policy, has been appointed to a prominent SUNY fellowship program to foster research collaborations across the state campus system.

9/25/14

The Graduate Planning Student Association recently transformed a parking spot on UB's South Campus into a mini-park promoting alternative means of transportation for the UB community. The effort was part of an annual worldwide event in which artists, designers and citizens turn metered parking spots into temporary public parks.

Peter Reyner Banham Fellow, 2014-15
8/28/14

As the 2014-15 Banham Fellow, Carver will examine the relationship of state funding and public infrastructure to civic identity in Buffalo through a yearlong seminar, site-specific installations and a public symposium.

New faculty at the School of Architecture and Planning
8/27/14

These new members of the Buffalo School community bring diverse research interests that cross the disciplines of architecture, urban design and urban planning.

8/11/14

Jordan Geiger, Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture, explores the spatial possibilities of the “Phantom Tollbooth Plazas” in new journal published by Columbia University

7/30/14

UB's School of Architecture and Planning and School of Social Work are partnering with a national poverty organization in sponsoring a conference on policy and programmatic reponses to poverty at the local, national and global scale.