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CUPPA Alumni Board Searching for New Members

The CUPPA Alumni Board will hold its annual meeting and board election on Tues., May 16, 6 p.m., 110 CUPPA Hall. The CUPPA Alumni Board is an active group of 20+ public administration,…

Prof Ashton on Current Social and Political Issues on WTTW

Phil Ashton, UIC associate professor of urban planning and policy, is quoted in a WTTW-TV “Chicago Tonight” online story previewing “United, States, America: Three Problematic Concepts,” a SAIC symposium held last weekend that…

IRRPP Director on Why Society is so Segregated

NPR interviewed Amanda Lewis, director of UIC’s Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, about a recent report produced by the Metropolitan Planning Council and the Urban Institute that examines the costs…

Prof. Drucker on Higher Ed Funding in IL

Research by Joshua Drucker, UIC associate professor of urban planning and policy, is cited in a Chicago magazine online article about higher education funding in Illinois and the economic impact of universities.

UTC Director on Federal Support for Public Transit

The Ringer, a website and podcast network covering sports, pop culture, technology and politics, interviewed P.S. Sriraj, director of the Urban Transportation Center and research associate professor at UIC, in an article examining what level of…

Cook County Commissioner to Speak at CUPPA Commencement

UIC’s College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs celebrates the Class of 2017 during the college’s commencement ceremony on Friday, May 5 at 10 a.m. at the UIC Forum. Special guests at the…

2017-2018 PASA Elections

Hello PA Students! We will soon be electing new Executive Board members for the Public Administration Students Association (PASA) for the 2017-2018 academic year.  We are looking forward to getting some motivated and…

The PA Dept Welcomes 2 New Faculty Members

The Department of Public Administration is happy to announce the hiring of two new faculty members that will be joining us this fall. Jiaqi Liang received her Ph.D. in Public Administration from American…

Professor Merriman Interviewed on Morning Shift

During an interview with Chicago Public Radio’s “Morning Shift,” David Merriman, UIC professor of public administration and economics and IGPA professor, discussed the lack of an Illinois state budget and new IGPA reports…

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