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Our faculty are frequently called upon to inform critical issues facing the world today. See the latest faculty and school mentions in the press.

11/1/18

Harkening in a new era of co-leadership for UB's Department of Architecture are chair Korydon Smith and associate chair Joyce Hwang.

10/12/18

UB architecture professor Joyce Hwang will play a lead role on the primary venue for research and commentary on architectural education as a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Architectural Education.

9/3/18
Will Clarkson was many things - a businessman, a teacher and mentor, a community leader, a philanthropist. He was also one of best friends the School of Architecture and Planning has ever had. He died May 1, 2018, at the age of 91. 
8/13/18
The latest Hayes Hall student design competition will transform hallway HVAC into innovative seating and spaces that promote social gathering.
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.
6/7/18

“You have, by this point, put your career on a vector,” Daniel B. Hess, UB professor and chair of urban planning told the Class of 2018 in his address to graduates. “However that vector may change… resilience and flexibility in your professional life are important. Do not limit yourself to a normal or expected routine. Become the main character in your own story."

5/11/18
One-thousand urban planners from across North America, Europe and Asia will be coming to Buffalo in October for the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) national conference, being hosted by the Department of Urban and Regional Planning in the University at Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning.
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. 

1/5/18
Daniel B. Hess, professor of urban planning who studies the socio-economic dynamics of housing, transportation and land use, has been appointed chair of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at UB, effective January 1, 2018.