UPP Professor Hoch's Retirement Farewell, March 31, 4 p.m., East Terrace, Student Center East


Wed., April 5, 12 noon: Tourism, Visitors, and Fiscal Impacts on a Local Economy in the Calumet Area, Ders Anderson, Greenways Director for Openlands

Wed., April 5, 4 p.m.: From ‘Policy Vacuum’ to ‘Policy Swell’: Comprehending the Changing Nature of Urban Planning in Contemporary India, Ashok Kumar, Ph.D.


AnnaBananza Chicago: Mon., April 10 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at
Lagunitas Chicago TapRoom & Beer Sanctuary, 2607 W 17th St., Chicago.

Wed., April 12, 12 p.m.: Mark Yates, Vice President of Social Enterprise for Safer Foundation


Information on CUPPA Student Scholarship Award Opportunities

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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.


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.
















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