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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.


Through introspective design exercises, sophomore students are exploring fragments of their architectural past, those typically omitted in the portfolios that highlight only their finished work. 

Trezz Bailey is a third-year student in the 3.5-year Master of Architecture program. He holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from SUNY Buffalo State.
A new student assistance fund has been made in the memory of a UB School of Architecture and Planning alumnus, Christopher Bovenzi (BPS ’84).
Samendy Brice is a first-year student in the Master of Architecture program.  
MUP student Kristopher Walton came to Buffalo nearly two years ago to join the African Heritage Co-op's mission to extend food access to the East Side. It wasn't long after that he learned of UB's Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab and its Master of Urban Planning program.

This spring, 74 students in junior studio are thinking about how climate change is impacting the world today while they examine the laufmaschine, a precursor to the bike from the early 19th century.

Six recent graduates of the School of Architecture and Planning, all rising stars in their fields, convened in Buffalo earlier this month to discuss their pathways into practice.

Daniel Oghale Ukiri combines his passion for art and the study of people and the built environment as a student in the environmental design program.


MUP student Domonique Griffin hopes to launch a social enterprise that trains and retains Buffalo's local youth through a youth career development program.


Winning this year's Life Raft Debate, Henry Taylor convinced a panel of students that an urban planner would bring vital knowledge for rebuilding society, more so than a chemist, community health expert, literary scholar, or political scientist. 


As shared mobility systems and technologies advance, MUP students are working with the region's transportation planning agency to help municipalities plan for this changing landscape. 

UB senior architecture students Boubacar Sow and Rion Codrington's proposal for "Black Dandy" channels gentrification toward middle- and high-income blacks with the object of diversifying the class profile of Buffalo's segregated East Side neighborhood.