2022 Alma H. Young Emerging Scholar Award

April 14, 2022UAA Community News

This year, Rashad Williams (University of Minnesota Twin Cities) was selected as the recipient of the 2022 Alma H. Young Emerging Scholar Award. The award is given to a promising Ph.D. candidate or early career researcher whose work demonstrates a commitment to rigorous and impactful research and service. Award Committee Assessment: “The Alma H. Young … Read More

2022 Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award

April 14, 2022UAA Community News

This year, Dr. Loretta Lees (Leicester University) was selected as the recipient of the 2022 Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award. This award was established to highlight field-based urban scholarship and promote the dissemination of work by activist urban scholars. The award is co-sponsored by SAGE Publishing and UAA. The inspiration for this award is … Read More

2022 Best Book in the Field of Urban Affairs

April 14, 2022UAA Community News

This year, Dr. Timothy J. Dixon (University of Reading) and Dr. Mark Tewdwr-Jones (University College London) were selected as the recipient of the 2022 Best Book in the Field of Urban Affairs for Urban Futures: Planning for City Foresight and City Visions. Fifty-two books were nominated this year from several different disciplines and a variety … Read More

March 2022 Virtual Events Hosted by the Kauffman Foundation

March 11, 2022UAA Community News

Entrepreneurship Issue Forum Join us Thursday, March 24 at 10 a.m. CT for the Entrepreneurship Issue Forum, “Entrepreneurship in the Midst of Digital Transformation.” Digital transformation is a process of “reimagining” business practices, culture, and customer experiences using digital technologies. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen the process of digitalization accelerating, as businesses across … Read More