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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.

7/11/18
Henry Louis Taylor Jr., UB professor of urban planning, has received the Urban Affairs Association's 2018 Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award in recogntion of his more than 40 years of research-driven activism for distressed urban communities.
6/27/18
UB architecture professor Despina Stratigakos, who has been serving as interim vice provost for inclusive excellence since February, will assume the position on a permanent basis.
6/1/18

The Society for the Advancement of Construction-Related Arts, founded by UB architecture professor Dennis Maher, will infuse the region's workforce with skilled craftspeople who can contribute to a range of construction jobs, including the the growing number of historic preservation projects happening throughout Buffalo.

5/15/18
Erin Sweeney, who will graduate this week with her Master of Urban Planning degree, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholar Research Award to advance her research in food systems planning in support of small-scale farmers in Singapore.
5/14/18
The School of Architecture and Planning recently gathered more than 150 leaders in affordable housing to consider policy, design and building solutions to an issue that has reached crisis proportions in cities across the U.S. 
5/9/18
UB administrators, faculty and staff will need to act with intentionality and university-wide coordination to integrate diversity and inclusion more deeply into all aspects of university operations.
4/17/18

Students had a chance to learn about spatial justices in relation to gender, age and other services from architect Lori Brown, who visited the Gender, Architecture and Urban Spaces seminar taught by Despina Stratigakos.

4/6/18

A new initiative within the School of Architecture and Planning will begin addressing one of the largest needs facing U.S. cities today: affordable housing.

4/4/18

Take a quick look at our featured guests at next week's Affordable Housing Symposium convening leading scholars and practitioners to explore current conditions and future trends in housing policy, design and finance, and to consider new models for high-quality, affordable housing.

3/16/18

The roots of medical disparities is a theme of a new course at UB's Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. “Health in the Neighborhood” was developed in collaboration with urban plannning professor Henry Louis Taylor of the Center for Urban Studies.

3/13/18

The issue of affordable housing is a nationwide concern, and University at Buffalo students are making strides to address the problem at home.

2/5/18

Despina Stratigakos, professor in the School of Architecture and Planning, has been named interim vice provost for inclusive excellence for the University at Buffalo.