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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…

P.S. Sriraj

Dr. P.S. Sriraj Interviewed By CBS

Dr. P.S. Sriraj, Director of the Urban Transportation Center, was interviewed by Vince Gerosale, reporter for WBBM-TV Channel 2 News, for a report on the recent news that completion of the Byrne Circle…

Logan Theater

John Betancur Discusses Gentrification In Logan Square

WBEZ interviewed John Betancur, UIC professor of urban planning and policy, in a story about new census data that shows the white population has surpassed the Latino population in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood.…

RTD

P.S. Sriraj Quoted In Denver Post

The Denver Post quotes P.S. Sriraj, director of the Urban Transportation Center and research associate professor at UIC, in a story about delays in completing Denver’s commuter rail system due to new rail technology with…

Long Island City

David Merriman Assesses Amazon HQ2’s Economic Impact

The Associated Press cites comments from David Merriman, James J. Stukel Presidential Professor in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs and with the University of Illinois’ Institute of Government and Public…

Teresa Cordova

Teresa Cordova Appointed To Committee On Jobs And Economic Opportunity

Teresa Córdova, Director of the Great Cities Institute and Professor of Urban Planning and Policy, was appointed to the IL Governor-Elect’s transition committee on Jobs and Economic Opportunity.  Governor-elect JB Pritzker and Lieutenant Governor-elect Juliana Stratton…

UIC Master of City Design

UIC Establishes New Graduate Degree In City Design

Chicago, a city known worldwide for its planning and design, will have its first-ever graduate degree in city design when the University of Illinois at Chicago launches a new program next fall. The…

Teresa Cordova

Teresa Cordova Weighs In On Diversity In Manufacturing Companies

Austin Weekly News quotes Teresa Cordova, director of the Great Cities Institute at UIC, in an article recapping the Chicagoland Manufacturing Renaissance Council’s recent panel that explored ways manufacturing companies can become more…