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 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).
New series by AEJMC Gene Burd Urban Journalism Award winner Blair Kamin: Designed in Chicago, Made in China
On August 9th, the Urban Communication Foundation honored Tom Condon with the Gene Burd Urban Journalism Award at the annual Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication (AEJMC) conference in Washington D.C..
The Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award recognizes two outstanding books that exhibit excellence in addressing issues of urban communication.
On August 9th, 2013, at the annual Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication conference in Washington DC, the Urban Communication Foundation presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to the chairman of the CitiStates Group Neil R. Peirce.