The Urban Communication Foundation promotes research that enhances our understanding of communication patterns in the urban environment and encourages collaboration between communication scholars, urban planners and policy makers. We support diverse research strategies, recognize noteworthy scholarship in this area and invite participation from all scholars and practitioners studying the various forms of urban communication.
The Urban Communication Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2014 Gary Gumpert Award winner is Gary Kreps.
The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) and the Urban Communication Foundation are pleased to announce that the 2014 The Gene Burd Urban Journalism Award will be awarded to Sommer Matthis.
The Urban Communication Foundation is pleased to announce the release of its first policy brief, “Codesigning Urban Technology for Citizen Engagement” by Assistant Professors Laura Forlano and Anijo Mathew (Institute of Design at Illinois Institute of Technology).
IAMCR and the Urban Communication Foundation are pleased to announce that the 2014 UCF/IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant will be awarded to Yiannis Christidis, a PhD candidate and lecturer in the Department of Communication and Internet Studies at Cyprus University of Technology.
The Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award recognizes two outstanding books that exhibit excellence in addressing issues of urban communication.