Rutgers Research Conference on Education Reform, Communities, and Social Justice

March 27, 2019By Megan BruzanUAA Community News

Registration is now open for the fourth annual research conference on Education Reform, Communities, and Social Justice: Exploring the Intersections, which will be held on Monday, May 20th, 2019, at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. The conference will showcase fifteen research papers and a … Read More

Evolving of a New Economy, Science, and Society of Cuba

March 22, 2019By Megan BruzanUAA Community News

The fourth annual conference of the Rutgers University/University of Havana Collaboration continues the joint research, discussions, and development of projects between faculty and scholars to build and enrich knowledge around the shared topics and themes of the collaboration: community development and entrepreneurship, including the arts; STEM fields, including environmental, marine, and computer science; and population … Read More

Atlanta Studies Symposium: April 9, 2019

March 19, 2019By UAA Executive OfficeUAA Community News

Please join us on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 for the seventh annual Atlanta Studies Symposium, which will be hosted by the Georgia Institute of Technology and held at the Academy of Medicine (875 West Peachtree St., NW). In keeping with this year’s theme, “Atlanta in the Anthropocene: The Making of a Resilient, Resourceful City,” the … Read More

Call for Abstracts: “Practices of Health in Unruly Environments”(by 03/29)

March 8, 2019By Megan BruzanUAA Community News

The editors of the 2020 edition of Projections, MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning’s journal, are seeking abstracts from authors interested in contributing to the upcoming issue, which explores the theme: ” Practices of Health in Unruly Environments”. This issue has a specific focus on articulating lessons from already-existing practices of health for practitioners … Read More

Indicators Provide Early-Stage Entrepreneurship Data

March 7, 2019By Megan BruzanUAA Community News

A new approach tracks entrepreneurial activity across two decades, geographies, and demographic groups, focused on the crucial first year of business. The Kauffman Foundation has introduced the new Kauffman Indicators of Early-Stage Entrepreneurship, which offers in-depth measures, reports, and interactive data on entrepreneurial activity across the United States. The data set released allows those looking … Read More

Social Justice and Public Space: Propositions and Problems by UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

February 28, 2019By Megan BruzanUAA Community News

The Luskin Lecture Series presents Social Justice and Public Space: Propositions and Problem with Setha Low Tuesday, April 23rd @ 2:00pm in the Kerckhoff Grand Salon, Kerckhoff Hall Light refreshments provided with RSVP Low’s presentation will focus on a method of evaluating the success of public spaces to better assess social justice in public infrastructure. … Read More

2019 Conference of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology

February 26, 2019By Megan BruzanUAA Community News

Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology, October 17-19, 2019. Portland, Oregon. Theme: “The Profession of Sociological Practice.” In the last quarter century, applied and clinical sociologists have marshalled significant momentum to “professionalize” sociological practice. Join sociologists who serve the public in sundry occupations in the academic and non-academic workplace and professional marketplace. Open internationally to … Read More

UAA 2019 Online Conference Program Now Available!

February 26, 2019By Megan BruzanUAA Community News, UAA Conference

1. Review the Online Program!  The 2019 UAA Conference online program is now available. Check out the wide range of topics and presentations slated for the 49th UAA Conference in Los Angeles, California! Are you participating in the 2019 conference or plan to attend? Continue reading for presentation, travel, and registration information. 2. Find a Presentation!  … Read More

EURA/UAA Conference in Ireland – Early Rates Deadline is March 1

February 25, 2019By Megan BruzanUAA Community News

    2019 EURA-UAA Conference (Ireland) Registration is now live! Early Registration Deadline is March 1 (Reminder: UAA Members are Eligible for Registration Discount) Please click below to access the conference registration system and avail of Early Bird rates until 1st March. Register Here For more information about the conference, visit:

New Book by George Galster

February 20, 2019By Megan BruzanUAA Community News

George Galster, 2016 winner of the UAA “Contributions to the Field of Urban Affairs” award, announces the publication of his new book from the University of Chicago Press, Making Our Neighborhoods, Making Our Selves. Urbanists have tried for decades to define exactly what a neighborhood is. But behind that daunting existential question lies a much … Read More