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Food Policy Summit

 Local food systems advocates, including Samina Raja, associate professor or urban and regional planning, and members of her Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab, have championed the need for a Food Policy Council for a number of years.


The project for seventh-graders at Futures Academy is part of the Center for Urban Studies' Community as Classroom initiative, which helps students at the Buffalo school learn about urban planning and solve real-world problems through hands-on projects.


“MirrorMirror” by Georg Rafailidis and Stephanie Davidson is the winner of this year’s biennial open international architecture competition to re-invent temporary street tent structures. The competition was organized by the Storefront for Art and Architecture and the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City.


Abitare, an international design magazine, profiles award-winning faculty member at the School of Architecture and Planning, noting her efforts to champion architecture as a career for women.

Dylan Burns

The United States-United Kingdom Fulbright Commission has selected Dylan Burns, a sophomore architecture major at UB, to participate in its Fulbright Summer Institute to study at Nottingham Trent University.

Gary Jastrzab receives APA award

A graduate of the Buffalo School'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.

Samina Raja

Five-year grant extends research Raja has conducted in Buffalo and Western New York and deliver the tools of food system planning to 20 communities across the U.S.

Project team for UB School of Architecture and Planning/Boston Valley Terra Cotta partnership

The ancient art of shaping terra cotta is getting a modern twist at Boston Valley Terra Cotta, a Western New York manufacturer that has performed restoration work on historic buildings from San Francisco’s Russ Building to Chicago’s Rookery and Buffalo’s own Guaranty Building.


The Buffalo School is excited to report on the first meeting of the “Buffalo in…” series, a new program to build connections among alumni and engage our graduates in the energy and growth of our school. 

2013 Panasci Competition winners

Three UB students took first place in the University at Buffalo’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC) for their plan to manufacture a material coating that can regulate heat from the sun in any building creating “smart” windows or surfaces.

Aaron Krolikowski in Tanzania

Kerron Miller (BPS '99, MArch '01) is among 11 UB alumni recently profiled about their study abroad experience and how it influenced their direction in life. 

Beth Tauke introduces architecture to a gradeschool student of the Buffalo Public Schools.

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is bestowing a national award on an architecture education program that UB School of Architecture and Planning students, alumni and faculty help to run.

Student receives award at the 41st Commencement ceremony of the School of Architecture and Planning

Congratulations to this year's student award winners. Graduate and undergraduate students in architecture and planning are recognized for academic excellence through our annual Award's Day celebration and at Commencement.

The School of Architecture and Planning celebrated its 41st commencement on May 10, 2013.

The UB School of Architecture and Planning welcomed 216 new graduates into its family of alumni on May 10, 2013, for the school's 41st commencement ceremony. 

Bill McDonnell

William McDonnell, associate dean for the School of Architecture and Planning, has been recognized with the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service.