Urban Studies Undergraduate Degree Ranks in Top 10
Survey Research Laboratory's Webinar Series
UPP's Info Session on the MUPP and Undergrad programs, March 1
Alumni Student Career Prep Workshop, Friday, March 3, 4 p.m., email email@example.com for more info.
CUPPA Coffee Undergrad Info Sessions March 13, 10 a.m or March 14, 3 p.m., email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Phillip J. Bowman Lecture on Race and Ethnicityby Dr. Sandy Darity Jr. March 13, 3 p.m. RSVP
UTC Seminar on Government Bonds, March 16, 12 noon. More info.
UPP Professor Hoch's Retirement Farewell, March 31, 4 p.m., East Terrace, Student Center East
IN THE NEWS
CUPPA is the University of Illinois’s home for the study of public policy and contemporary urban challenges.
“Forecasting the Future of Cities Under President Trump,” by Dean Michael Pagano is featured on Cities Speak, the National League of Cities official blog.
South Side Weekly interviewed Kasey Henricks, a postdoctoral associate in the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, on his study examining the sources of Illinois lottery sales and distribution of school funding. Henricks found that communities with high lottery sales, such as the South and West Sides, often also have school districts that remain severely underfunded.
Findings from a UIC Great Cities Institute report on youth joblessness in Chicago are cited in a Chicago Tribune article about Yolobe, is a new social media app that features jobs and training opportunities for teens.
Kheir Al-Kodmany, Urban Planning and Policy professor, authors Understanding Tall Buildings: A Theory of Placemaking.
Brenda Parker, Urban Planning and Policy associate professor, authors Masculinities and Markets, Raced and Gendered Urban Politics in Milwaukee.
Charlie Hoch, Urban Planning and Policy professor, writes the chapter, “Pragmatism and Plan-Making,” in Beatrix Haselsberger’s Encounters in Planning Thought, 16 Autobiographical Essays from Key Thinkers in Spacial Planning.
Zorica Nedović-Budić, an expert in spatial planning and technologies, is the new head of urban planning and policy.