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
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
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
UAA is now accepting applications for the Graduate Student Professional Development Workshops! More details can be found on: The UAA Conference website: https://tinyurl.com/uaa2022gradstudents The online program: https://www.xcdsystem.com/uaa/program/r1XM1dD/index.cfm Applications are due=3/24/22.
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
The next virtual Early-Stage Researcher Professional Development session will take place on Friday, March 25 at 1 p.m. CT. Sari Kerr (Wellesley College) will talk about her academic and research career and answer questions from the audience. This special session is open to 25 early-stage researchers. Sari Pekkala Kerr, Ph.D., is an economist and a … Read More
UAA Conference hotel rooms are going fast! Once the room block is filled, you will be faced with higher room rates during the high-demand period of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. We urge you to make your reservation today!! Check out the conference program, and finalize your travel plans, especially your hotel reservation. * * … Read More