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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.

7/9/19

Architecture professor Korydon Smith's efforts to build a more inclusive coffee value chain are supporting peace and economic opportunity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 

6/12/19
An exhibition that will travel across the country over the next two years to reveal the little-known history of architects as activists for social justice has landed in Buffalo.
5/7/19
Syria native Ayla Abiad (MArch '12) will share her work serving refugees and immigrants with thousands of architects gathering next month for the 2019 conference of the American Institute of Architects. 
10/25/18
A student design proposal that would create a gateway to the future Obama Library in Chicago earned UB's NOMAS team first prize in the 2018 Barbara G. Laurie NOMA Annual Student Design Competition. 
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.

5/14/18
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.
4/6/18

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.

3/13/18

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. 

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.