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Feb

Graduate Assistantship Funding Available at Rutgers University-Newark (Apply by 3/1)

The PhD Program in Global Urban Studies at Rutgers University-Newark invites applications for Fall 2022 enrollment and has graduate assistantship funding available. The program builds policy-oriented, interdisciplinary and global knowledge about cities through its innovative curriculum and collaborative research grounded in the social sciences. A track in Urban Humanities launched in Fall 2019. To learn...
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28
Jan

UAA Conference Deadline Reminder – Presenter Registration (2/15/22)

Reminder for Conference Presenters & Moderators To reserve a spot in the conference program, all presenters and moderators must register by: February 15, 2022 (11:59pm Central Standard Time). REGISTER NOW Important Information UAA Membership and Registration: UAA membership is not required for conference registration. However, UAA members receive a registration discount. To qualify for the...
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27
Jan

Call for Abstracts by Feb.28: “Digitalization, Neighborhood Change, Social Integration”

A request for abstracts has been announced for an interdisciplinary workshop, “Digitalization, Neighborhood Change, and Social Integration.” The workshop aims to undertake a two-fold exploration into the impact of digitalization on: (1) neighborhood characteristics and dynamics of change, and (2) the ways neighborhoods affect individual attitudes, actions, and social opportunities. The workshop is organized by...
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26
Jan

New Cleveland Planning Director

On January 20, 2022, newly-elected Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb named Joyce Huang, a graduate of the MUD Program at the Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University, as the city’s new Planning Director. Huang has been the Vice-President for Community Development at Midtown Cleveland, Inc.
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20
Jan

CURA Conference 2022: Towards the Post-pandemic City?

The Centre for Urban Research on Austerity (CURA) welcomes submissions for our forthcoming three-day on-line conference: Towards the “Post-Pandemic” City? Abstracts for conference papers should be up to 200 words, indicating the names and affiliations of authors. Panel proposals should name a convenor and explain the rationale for the session in up to 200 words....
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20
Jan

World Planning Schools Congress V: CfP Deadline Feb 28, 2022

The fifth World Planning Schools Congress will be held 29 August – 2 September 2022 in Bali, Indonesia, with virtual option. The congress theme, Planning a Global Village: Inclusion, Innovation, and Disruption, will be a backdrop for critically examining the effect of disruptive innovation and inclusion in planning and design. At the same time, the...
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18
Jan

UAA Has Lost a Respected and Inspiring Activist-Scholar-Leader-Mentor

Long-time UAAer, relentless social justice fighter, and all-around phenomenal colleague, Janet Smith, died yesterday after a battle with cancer. Janet served as Professor in the Department of Urban Planning and Policy, and Co-Director of the Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement at the University of Illinois Chicago. Within UAA, Janet was an...
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