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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.

1/17/18

UB is participating in a national program to document 50 histories of prominent female architects to ensure their names - and contributions - are not lost to time. 

12/1/17

Urban planning professor Robert Silverman, in collaboration with Ken Chilton of the Department of Public Administration, Tennessee State University, are investigating the effects of single-family home real estate investment trusts (REITs) on regional housing markets, specifically in Nashville, TN. 

11/20/17

An essay by UB architectural historian Charles Davis, II, published in the latest issue of Harvard Design Magazine, places the recent history of campus protests into historical perspective to speculate on the future role of progressive student movements in reforming American society.

8/1/17

Architecture professor Korydon Smith says health care reform and America's aging infrastructure should be part of the same debate.

6/1/17
To develop their winning idea at this year’s Global Innovation Challenge, team United Youth looked to their own individual experiences for inspiration.
2/10/17
Civil rights expert john a. powell told a packed house in Hayes Hall that the most destructive issue in American society is systemic racism.
1/28/16

"These are the places that are left behind, forgotten," says Henry Louis Taylor, UB professor of urban planning and director of the Center for Urban Studies.

11/12/15

Civil rights leader Shirley Sherrod shared her powerful message of hope and resiliency amid overwhelming obstacles as part of a food justice event organized this week by the Food Lab in the School of Architecture and Planning.

8/16/12

As part of a five-week Academic Summer Camp on Neighborhood Development, 23 middle school students from across Buffalo have been working on projects to improve the Perry Street community—home to nine of the campers.

6/11/12

Recent MUP grad is one of 18 fellows selected, will receive four months of intensive initial training beginning, followed by two years of ongoing advanced training and professional organizer development.


1/20/12

The Center for Urban Studies has joined itself to a massive effort: a proposal by the City of Buffalo and the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority to restructure, redevelop and rehabilitate downtown Buffalo's seriously declining Commodore Perry neighborhood and turn it into the vibrant, sustainable community it once was.


6/9/08

Dozens of undergraduate architecture students worked with Habitat for Humanity to build a new home for those in need..