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The List - One year, hundreds of stories. 2014-15 Progress Report.

Architecture and Planning

7/10/14

Reducing one’s carbon footprint. Becoming comfortable with public transit. Exploring Buffalo. Those are some of the findings of a study that examined a pilot program that offered Metro Rail use to some UB students, faculty and staff for 20 months in 2011 and 2012.

7/15/14

MirrorMirror, the award-winning temporary street tent designed by University at Buffalo architecture professors Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis, again has been recognized by the international design community.

7/28/14

He is the third architect with UB ties chosen for the prestigious honor.

10/15/14

A new UB study outlines seven factors that led one of America’s poorest cities to embrace farming, urban chickens and more.

10/16/14

Four research projects have received funding under RENEW, the University at Buffalo’s new interdisciplinary environmental research initiative.

10/22/14

UB planning researcher Daniel Hess says Buffalo’s changing population is reflective of a nationwide pattern of “demographic inversion."

a spotlight illuminates a small, 3-D building on a map as a user touches it
11/19/14

Touch-responsive maps designed in part by UB researchers give independence to the visually impaired.

12/18/14

Amit Goyal, an internationally recognized materials scientist, has been named director of RENEW, the University at Buffalo’s new interdisciplinary institute dedicated to research and education on globally pressing problems in energy, environment and water.

12/18/14

The university, one of 10 winners nationwide, is cited for best collaboration by the U.S. Green Building Council.

1/23/15

The University at Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning will offer a new graduate specialization in real estate development beginning in September.

2/16/15

As Western New York gains attention nationally as a great place to live, dozens of regional partners will meet to discuss how progress can benefit everyone.

3/3/15

The communities will be part of Growing Food Connections, a national initiative led in part by UB's Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab.

3/10/15

A wood-burning heater designed by UB architects enables the café to stay warm with no mechanical HVAC system.

A robot squatting on four spindly legs
4/14/15

A UB research team aims to bring robotics to construction sites.

4/15/15

The 11th annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence takes place April 16.

4/29/15

It is the only institute of higher learning in New York in 2015 to receive the honor.

5/22/15

Music in Buffalo’s Historic Places will present the second of this year’s two-concert series on Friday, June 5, at 6 p.m. at Kleinhans Music Hall.