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Professor Bartholomew Wins Charley V. Wootan Award

Congratulations to Professor Keith Bartholomew and his co-authors for their award-winning article, “Transportation Academies as Catalysts for Civic Engagement in Transportation Decision-making,” as the Charley V. Wootan Award winner. TBR Charley V. Wootan Award is given each year for the best paper in transportation policy and organization. Abstract “Citizen planning academies, which became popular in... Continue reading

Three Ph.D. Students Win Natural Hazards Center Research Grants

Congratulations to Sua Kim, Sayma Khajehei, and Tasnim Isaba! These three Ph.D. students won Natural Hazards Center research grants. This grant is funded by FEMA Region 8, through the NHC, and aims to develop actionable knowledge on disaster planning. Sua Kim (Lead PI), Role of Business Support Organization in Advancing Minority-Owned Business Recovery after COVID-19... Continue reading

Sua Kim Wins the University of Utah Graduate Research Fellowship Award

Congratulations to PhD student Sua Kim, who won the University of Utah Graduate Research Fellowship Award for her recent research looking at post-disaster recovery! Research topic  Social capital in post-disaster recovery toward resilient minority owned small businesses in the United States. Purpose of the research  This study is aiming to verify social networks and ties... Continue reading