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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.

1/9/14

Ahmad Zaki is a professor of architecture at Kabul University. But in upstate New York, thousands of miles from home, he is filling a different role: that of a student of urban planning.

12/19/13

Samina Raja, associate professor of urban and regional planning and an internationally regarded food systems researcher, has won the 2014 William R. and June Dale Prize for Excellence in Urban and Regional Planning.

10/30/13

A series of Community Congress workshops to take place across the region Nov. 12-16 is just one of many forums One Region Forward has convened to involve citizens in building a plan for a more sustainable Buffalo Niagara. The School of Architecture and Planning's UB Regional Institute/Urban Design Project is playing a key support role for the collaborative planning effort. 

10/30/13

Department of Urban and Regional Planning faculty members Robert Mark Silverman and Li Yin, along with Kelly Patterson, assistant professor of social work at UB, have been awarded federal funding to develop an analytic tool for affordable housing development in shrinking cities. 

10/30/13

Kathryn Bryk Friedman of the UB Regional Institute, an expert on the Canada-U.S. relationship and transboundary policy, has been named a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

10/22/13

Henry Louis Taylor, Jr., PhD, professor of urban and regional planning, is among a distinguished group of individuals being inducted into the Service Honor Roll of the Urban Affairs Association, an international professional organization for urban scholars, researchers, and public service professionals.

9/10/13

On September 17, Samina Raja, associate professor of urban and regional planning, will deliver a keynote on the leadership role of SUNY campuses in promoting sustainable, campus-wide food systems as part of the 2013 SUNY Sustainability Conference, hosted by UB.

9/9/13

Urban and regional planning faculty member Robert Mark Silverman joins with Kelly Patterson from UB's School of Social Work on two recent publications, addressing fair housing policy and the role of schools in urban community development.

9/6/13

The School of Architecture and Planning welcomes five new faculty members this fall in architecture and urban and regional planning.

9/2/13

Urban and regional planning faculty member Harry Warren, along with architecture faculty members Hiro Hata and Michael Williams, all of H+W Studio, have been retained as part of a team to design several facilities for the Canalside development project on the Buffalo waterfront.

 

8/15/13

Jiyoung Park, assistant professor of urban and regional planning, has received one of three  2013 UB Young Investigator Awards. This Exceptional Scholar Award celebrates a recent superior achievement of a scholar in his/her field of study that distinguishes the recipient as an up-and-coming scholar. 

7/8/13

Henry Louis Taylor Jr., professor of urban and regional planning, discussed the relationship of supplier diversity to community wealth and the regeneration of distressed communities at a recent conference sponsored by True Blue Inclusion, a research and consultantcy supporting diversity leaders across the U.S.