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Sue Peacock
2023 UAA Conference in Nashville, TN
15
Jun

Save the Date: UAA Conference 2023

The 51st annual meeting of the Urban Affairs Association will take place in Nashville, Tennessee! More details will be shared soon. 2023 Urban Affairs Conference Nashville, Tennessee Renaissance Nashville Hotel April 26-29, 2023
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07
Jun

UAA Committee Volunteer Opportunity (Deadline: June 15, 2022 11:59pm CDT)

As a UAA member, you can become more involved in the organization through service on UAA committees. This is also a good opportunity to build your record of professional service.  Biennially, the Chair of the UAA Governing Board seeks volunteers to serve on a variety of committees. This year, UAA is seeking volunteers to serve...
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Janet Smith
30
May

CFP: Proposal for Special Issue of Journal of Urban Affairs on Building Caring Cities & Institutions

***In Honor of the Activism and Scholarship of Janet Smith*** Abstract submission deadline: August 15, 2022 We invite papers that can become part of a special issue proposal that reflects on the (always ongoing) project of building more caring cities, institutions, and lifeworlds. The proposed special issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs will be...
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25
May

June 2022 Virtual Events Hosted by the Kauffman Foundation

Webinar:  “Data Dive: Indicators of Entrepreneurship” The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is hosting the “Data Dive: Indicators of Entrepreneurship” webinar at 11 a.m. CT on June 7, and you are invited to join! This spring, the Kauffman Foundation released updates to our entrepreneurship indicators, highlighting the latest entrepreneurial trends in both the New Employer Business series and the Kauffman Indicators of Early-Stage...
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Bill Barnes
11
May

UAA Mourns the Loss of a Very Special Leader, Bill Barnes

We have lost a very special UAA leader. I regret to announce that William (Bill) Barnes, a long-time UAA stalwart, succumbed to cancer on April 25. Over his 30-year career at the National League of Cities (NLC), Bill’s project work focused on a broad range of timely topics including public finance, racism and inequity, regional...
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03
May

May 2022 Virtual Events Hosted by the Kauffman Foundation

Entrepreneurship Issues forum Gig Work and Entrepreneurship.   Gig work has received increasing attention in recent years, particularly with the rise of digital platforms. From Uber drivers to Upwork’s “independent professionals,” there is no shortage of platforms enabling individuals and businesses to get services and talent on demand. What does the proliferation of digital platforms —...
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16
Apr

UAA Celebrates Award Recipients from 2020 and 2021 at Conference

During the 50th Anniversary Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association, the UAA community acknowledged the award recipients from the two previous years (in which the conference was cancelled due to the pandemic). Awardees who were present received their award plaques. The full list of 2020 and 2021 recipients is provided below. Alma H. Young Emerging...
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