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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.

5/30/19

UB architecture chair Korydon Smith's book Interpreting Kigali, Rwanda: Architectural Inquiries and Prospects for a Developing African City has been selected as the 2019 winner of the Great Places Award for books.

2/1/19

The School of Architecture and Planning and UB Regional Institute launch first of several public workshops exploring community priorities for the redesigned 87-year-old park along Lake Erie.

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. 
8/15/18
A multidisciplinary group of students will receive funding for a pilot program that will bring farmers in rural India together to share and learn advanced techniques, have increased access to land, and connect with established support organizations.
7/11/18
Henry Louis Taylor Jr., UB professor of urban planning, has received the Urban Affairs Association's 2018 Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award in recogntion of his more than 40 years of research-driven activism for distressed urban communities.
5/15/18
Erin Sweeney, who will graduate this week with her Master of Urban Planning degree, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholar Research Award to advance her research in food systems planning in support of small-scale farmers in Singapore.