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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.

5/1/19

Ilhamdaniah's research advances understanding of suburban neighborhood change and school performance in the context of declining and shrinking metropolitan areas.

12/1/17

Urban planning professor Robert Silverman, in collaboration with Ken Chilton of the Department of Public Administration, Tennessee State University, are investigating the effects of single-family home real estate investment trusts (REITs) on regional housing markets, specifically in Nashville, TN. 

5/23/17
Robert Silverman, professor of urban planning, has been elected chair of the Urban Affairs Association (UAA) Governing Board. UAA is the international professional organization for urban scholars, researchers and public service professionals.
11/18/14

A recent study by Robert Mark Silverman that revisits the "chicken-and-egg" dilemma around neighborhood revitalization and educational reform has earned the 2014 Best Article Award from Leadership and Policy in Schools, the journal in which it was published.

1/27/14

When you think of the Rust Belt, glossy neighborhoods with rocketing rents may not be the first images to jump to mind. But gentrification — and concerns about rising prices — are problems even in places like Buffalo and Detroit, says University at Buffalo researcher Robert Silverman.

10/30/13

Department of Urban and Regional Planning faculty members Robert Mark Silverman and Li Yin, along with Kelly Patterson, assistant professor of social work at UB, have been awarded federal funding to develop an analytic tool for affordable housing development in shrinking cities. 

9/9/13

Urban and regional planning faculty member Robert Mark Silverman joins with Kelly Patterson from UB's School of Social Work on two recent publications, addressing fair housing policy and the role of schools in urban community development.