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Our research endeavors engage a broad range of issues related to our built environment and its social, political and environmental contexts.

From the studio to the community, our faculty and students engage diverse academic and professional partnerships to produce innovative scholarship and design-based research. 

9/30/14

Kathryn Bryk Friedman of the UB Regional Institute, a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center and a professor of law and policy, has been appointed to a prominent SUNY fellowship program to foster research collaborations across the state campus system.

10/15/14

New study led by Samina Raja, associate professor of urban and regional planning, outlines seven factors that led one of America’s poorest cities to embrace farming, urban chickens and more.

10/7/14

A mural honoring the Fruit Belt that was created by dozens of Buffalo Public School students working with the Center for Urban Studies was recently unveilved as part of the renaming ceremony of Public School No. 37.

7/30/15

In a spectacular move-out event, a solar home a UB team is building was wheeled out of a Tonawanda warehouse and into the sun.

9/2/15

The exhibition draws on a five-week summer tour of 37 American cities and 19 states and the experiences and encounters with variations of the urban grid. 

9/2/15

"The Depth of the Skin" by Miguel Guitart explores the architectural skin and human experiences within.

7/30/15

WBFO's Chris Caya talks to the Buffalo School students and faculty about their entry into in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. 

7/23/15

Interviewed prominently on curbed.com, Prof. Edward Steinfeld reflected on the past 25 years after the American with Disabilities Act passage.

7/18/15

Dean Shibley has helped bring Buffalo and its revitalization into the national spotlight. Now, R-House Radio Show's Peter Hunt asks, "How can we maintain this momentum?"

2/1/15

Over 100 citizens across Western New York are better prepared to effect change in their communities thanks to a planning boot camp offered by the Buffalo School and its UB Regional Institute.

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