An update message regarding the 2021 UAA Conference scheduled for April 21-24 in Nashville

August 20, 2020Journal of Urban Affairs, UAA Community News, UAA Conference, UAA Urban Studies Honor Society

The UAA Executive Director has recommended to the Governing Board that all preliminary activities (e.g., abstract submission) related to our annual spring conference be postponed until December 2020.  The Governing Board has accepted and unanimously approved this recommendation. The Executive Director will submit a new recommendation to the Governing Board in late November regarding the … Read More

UAA 2020 Conference is Cancelled

March 13, 2020UAA Community News, UAA Conference

Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this difficult time. UAA is first and foremost a community of committed, engaged and caring individuals. We are facing a new set of challenges, but we will prevail by doing what we do best – coming together and using our collective strengths. It is in this spirit … Read More

Preemption Policy & Data Analysis Workshop – Apply now! (Deadline: Feb. 7)

January 29, 2020UAA Community News, UAA Conference

Preemption Policy & Data Analysis Workshop 50th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel Thursday, April 2, 2020 | 1:00pm – 3:45pm     Application Deadline: Friday, February 7 (11:59pm CST) (Late applications are not accepted!) While preemption has grown as a tool for states, its impacts on the functions of … Read More

Apply Today! UAA Teaching Effectiveness Workshops (Application deadline: Feb. 7)

January 29, 2020UAA Community News, UAA Conference

Urban Affairs Association Teaching Effectiveness Academy for Instructors 50th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel Thursday, April 2, 2020 | 9:15am– 3:30 pm Application Deadline: Friday, February 7, 2020 (11:59pm CST) This is the third year that UAA is offering pre-conference workshops aimed at enhancing teaching effectiveness. These popular … Read More

UAA Graduate Student Workshops – Apply Now! (Deadline: Feb. 7)

January 29, 2020UAA Community News, UAA Conference

Professional Development Workshops for Graduate Students 50th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel Thursday, April 2, 2020 | 8:00am – 3:30pm Application Deadline: Friday, February 7 (11:59pm CST) (Late applications are not accepted!) UAA Professional Development Workshops for Graduate Students are designed to address the needs of current students … Read More

Reminder: NLC-UAA Grant Applications due Friday, Nov. 22

November 19, 2019UAA Community News, UAA Conference

Call for Applications Fellowships for Research on Preemption Impacts on Cities & Towns Deadline for Applications: November 22, 2019 11:59pm CST Review Decisions: December 9, 2019 While preemption has grown as a tool for states, its impacts on the functions of cities, their residents and their businesses have gone largely unexamined…until now! The National League of … Read More

Call for Nominations: Emerging Scholar Award (Deadline: Nov. 29, 2019)

November 13, 2019UAA Community News, UAA Conference

The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) is seeking nominations for the Emerging Scholar Award to recognize emerging scholars whose work exemplifies outstanding scholarship in urban affairs. Do you know an emerging scholar? Nominate a student or recent graduate (within the last year) for the emerging scholar award whose doctoral research is related to urban affairs. Nominations are welcomed from any academic … Read More

Call for Nominations: Mary Helen Callahan Distinguished Service Award (Deadline: Nov. 29, 2019)

November 13, 2019UAA Community News, UAA Conference

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. We are looking for nominees who have distinguished themselves in one or more of the following areas: (1) exceptional and impactful service … Read More

Call for Nominations: Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award (Deadline – Nov. 29, 2019)

November 13, 2019UAA Community News, UAA Conference

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. The award will be presented to one or more individuals at the 2020 UAA Conference in Washington, DC. We are seeking your assistance in publicizing the … Read More

Call for Nominations: Activist Scholar Award (Deadline Nov. 29, 2019)

November 13, 2019UAA Community News, UAA Conference

The Urban Affairs Association is seeking nominations for the UAA-SAGE Marilyn Gittell Activist Scholar Award to recognize urban activist scholarship. The 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 … Read More