News from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County

January 6, 2012UAA Community News

Eric Zeemering (Department of Public Policy, UMBC). Dr. Zeemering has received a research award from the IBM Center for the Business of Government. Through this grant Dr. Zeemering and colleague Daryl Delabbio will develop, “A County Manager’s Guide to Local Government Service Collaboration.” The IBM Center’s goal for the highly competitive award is “to help … Read More

Fritz Wagner (University of Washington) Co-edits New Book on Livable Communities

January 3, 2012UAA Community News

Fritz Wagner (Urban Design and Planning, University of Washington).  Professor Wagner has co-edited a new book on livable communities along with San Diego State University professor Roger Caves.  Community Livability: Issues and Approaches to Sustaining the Well-Being of People and Communities (Routledge, 2012) explores what is meant by the term “livable communities” through the examination … Read More

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Urban Studies Program Announces Achievements of Recent Graduates

December 27, 2011UAA Community News

The Urban Studies PhD program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee announces the following achievements of our doctoral students and recent graduates: Dr. Kimberly (Stephenson) Triplett accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Urban Studies in the College of Public Service & Urban Affairs at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Karen W. Moore accepted … Read More

The Latest Research from the National League of Cities’ Center for Research and Innovation

December 27, 2011UAA Community News

The National League of Cities (NLC) is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities.  NLC’s Center for Research & Innovation develops research and practical strategies for city leaders so that they can accomplish this goal.  The Center strives to strengthen communities, transform and improve cities, and assist city leaders, by knowing and learning about … Read More