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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.

2/15/19
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.
2/8/19

A student in the 3.5-year MArch program, Frank Kraemer pursues research in responsive and interactive architecture and has been widely recognized for his design talent.

2/6/19

A student in the 3.5-year MArch program, Frank Kraemer pursues research in responsive and interactive architecture and has been widely recognized for his design talent.

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.

11/7/18
A 10-year partnership between the University at Buffalo and Carnegie Mellon University to advance physical access and public transportation for people with disabilities has been extended for another five years.
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. 
10/18/18
Governments across the U.S. and Canada have made strides in their food systems planning efforts, with many recognizing within the past decade that the issue of food insecurity is just as important as maintaining other public infrastructure like roads and water systems.
9/7/18

A workshop being held in conjunction with the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning's annual conference will enlist experts to help plan for Buffalo Niagara’s long-term future. A public forum is also planned as part of the planning effort.

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.
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.
6/1/18

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.