Register Now for These Virtual Events Hosted by the Kauffman Foundation

October 21, 2020UAA Community News

Entrepreneurship Issue Forum:  Health Status, Health Care Access and their impact on Entreprenuership:  Landscape and Policy Considerations Join us on Thursday, October 29 at 9 a.m. CST (central U.S. time) as experts discuss the connections among health, health care access, and entrepreneurship. In the October Entrepreneurship Issue Forum, we’ll take a deep dive into the … Read More

Start an Urban Studies Honor Society Chapter at Your Institution (Fall Application Deadline: November 1)

October 8, 2020UAA Community News, UAA Urban Studies Honor Society

Want a new way to market your academic program and recognize student achievement? Start an Urban Studies Honor Society chapter at your institution! About Upsilon Sigma – The Urban Studies Honor Society The Urban Affairs Association has established the first international honor society, Upsilon Sigma – The Urban Studies Honor Society, to recognize the academic achievements … Read More

New Book on Ohio Land Banks

October 6, 2020UAA Community News

New Book: Jim Rokakis and Gus Frangos The Land Bank Revolution: How Ohio’s Communities Fought Back Against the Foreclosure Crisis (Parafine Press: Cleveland, 2020) An Insiders’ view of how they brought county land banks to life in Ohio, beginning in Cuyahoga County, where that land bank since 2009 has demolished thousands of vacant, foreclosed houses … Read More

Editorship of Journal of Urban Affairs: 2020 Request for Proposals & Selection Timetable

October 5, 2020Journal of Urban Affairs, UAA Community News

Introduction The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) supports urban scholarship through its peer-reviewed journals. The Journal of Urban Affairs (JUA) is the longest-standing publication of the organization. The journal is a top priority activity with strong UAA community support. As such, high quality leadership of the journal is a critically important UAA objective. In accordance with … Read More

The Kauffman Foundation is Announcing 2 Virtual Events

October 5, 2020UAA Community News

Entrepreneurship Issues Forum Join the Kauffman Foundation for our Entrepreneurship Issue Forum on “Health, Healthcare Access and Entrepreneurship: What Does It Mean for Entrepreneurship Support?”  This Forum will take place at 9: a.m. CT (central U.S.) on Thursday, October 29, and will discuss the role of health status and mental health for entrepreneurs, and the … Read More

Reminder – Call for Nominations: Mary Helen Callahan Distinguished Service Award (Deadline: October 15)

October 5, 2020UAA Community News

Nomination Deadline: October 15, 2020 (11:59pm Central Time) The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) is seeking nominations for the Mary Helen Callahan Distinguished Service Award to recognize individuals who have provided an outstanding record of service to UAA and/or the field of urban affairs. The award will be given on a periodic basis to an individual who has … Read More

Reminder – Call for Nominations: 2021 Activist Scholar Award (Deadline: October 15)

October 5, 2020UAA Community News

Nomination Deadline: October 15. 2020 (11:59pm Central Time) The UAA-SAGE Marilyn Gittell Activist Scholar Award was established in 2011 to highlight the importance of field-based urban scholarship and promote the dissemination of work by activist urban scholars. The award is designed to focus on the research of an individual who is, or has been engaged in field-based research … Read More

Reminder – Call for Nominations: 2021 Emerging Scholar Award (Deadline: October 15)

October 5, 2020UAA Community News

Nomination Deadline: October 15, 2020 (11:59 pm Central Time) Do you know an emerging scholar? Nominate a student for the emerging scholar award whose doctoral research is related to urban affairs. Students pursuing doctoral research related to urban affairs, regardless of academic discipline, are eligible to apply. Applicants must: 1) have finished their coursework; 2) be making good progress towards the … Read More

Reminder – Call for Nominations: 2021 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award (Deadline: October 15)

October 5, 2020UAA Community News

Nomination Deadline: October 15, 2020 (11:59pm Central Time) The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) is seeking nominations for the Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award to recognize individuals whose body of work has contributed to defining the field. We are seeking your assistance in publicizing the award and soliciting nominations. We are looking for nominees who … Read More