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UIC Voorhees Center

UIC Awarded $2.4 Million DOD Grant

UIC has received a $2.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Economic Adjustment to support economic research and resiliency in Illinois’ military-connected communities. The grant accompanies phase two of…

Michael A. Pagano, Dean

CUPPA's New Government Finance Research Center Established

  Cities, states and local governments rely heavily on sales, property and income taxes to increase revenues and contend with everything from aging streets, sewers and bridges to growing debt, long-term pension obligations…

Chicago Metra

Dr. P.S. Sriraj Discusses Commuter Parking Challenges

Dr. P.S. Sriraj, Director of the Urban Transportation Center (UTC), was quoted in a Naperville Sun article on the challenges faced by commuters who want to secure a parking space along some Metra routes, specifically the…

Dr. David Boyce

Dr. David Boyce Received Alumni Appreciation Award

Congratulations to UIC Professor Emeritus Dr. David Boyce, the recipient of this year’s Jim Marek Alumni Appreciation Award. Throughout his 37 year tenure at UIC, he served as the Director of the Urban Transportation Center and…

The Roosevelt Institute

Introducing The Roosevelt Institute

The Roosevelt Institute is the nation’s first student policy organization and largest student think tank. The Institute brings together a group of thinkers and doers to research, write, and implement policy at the…

Las Visionarias

Stacey Sutton Examines Challenges In Worker Cooperatives

The Chicago Reporter interviews Stacey Sutton, UIC assistant professor of urban planning and policy, in a story examining worker cooperatives and the challenges they face to get started in Illinois. Sutton addresses the…

Dean Pagano

Michael Pagano Addresses Lag In City Revenues

Dean Michael Pagano responds to questions about city revenues in our current booming economy. Featured in Governing Magazine, Pagano’s article cites faults in cities’ tax systems as the cause of the slow return…

Dr. Merriman Quoted in Style Newspaper

Style, a weekly alternative newspaper in Richmond, Virginia, quotes David Merriman, James J. Stukel Presidential Professor in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs and with the University of Illinois’ Institute of…

Opportunity Atlas Data

Rahim Kurwa And Matt Wilson Weigh In On The Opportunity Atlas

Rahim Kurwa, UIC assistant professor in the department of criminology, law and justice, and Matt Wilson, a senior research specialist at UIC’s Great Cities Institute, are among the featured experts cited by the…

Patrick Magoon

MUPP Patrick Magoon Receives Alumni Achievement Award

Congratulations to Patrick Magoon, President & CEO of Lurie Children’s (MUPP ‘79), who received the 2018 UIC Alumni Achievement Award! Magoon began working at Lurie over 40 years ago while pursuing his MUPP degree…