"Count Me In," the documentary about Participatory Budgeting in Chicago Premiers Oct. 15
Advanced Web Surveys - Oct. 12, Conducting Focus Groups - Oct. 19, Preventing and Detecting Interviewer Falsification - Oct. 26
Center for Public Safety and Justice's Building Blocks Forum - Restorative Approaches to Public Safety, Oct. 27
Info Session on Master of Urban Planning & Policy Degree, Nov. 16
IN THE NEWS
Findings from a UIC Great Cities Institute report on unemployment are cited in Chicago magazine’s profile of Arne Duncan, former U.S. Secretary of Education, and his current efforts here to create an employment program for young African American men.
PA Prof David Merriman is quoted in a Chicago Sun-Times story about Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s use of money from tax-increment financing (TIFs) districts to go to Chicago Public Schools and avert a strike by the Chicago Teachers Union.
CUPPA Dean Michael Pagano served on the National League of Cities panel discussing his co-authored City Fiscal Conditions 2016 Report released on Oct. 13.
Crain’s Chicago Business published an op-ed from Jim LaBelle, senior research specialist at the Urban Transportation Center, about a recent UTC report on enhancing mobility for citizens without a car through improved connections to public transit.
A Chicago Tribune article about a proposed downtown condo development that would remove a small park and pedestrian walkway includes comments from Siim Soot, professor emeritus and former director of the Urban Transportation Center.