The UIC 2016 Urban Forum and Chicago Community Trust Announce Funding Opportunity focus on "The Inclusive Economy." Deadline October 10, 2016


UIC Open House

September 24


Urban Planning and Policy Department Reception at APA-IL Conference

September 29, 5 pm


Survey Research Laboratory Webinars Survey Sampling - Oct. 5,

Advanced Web Surveys - Oct. 12, Conducting Focus Groups - Oct. 19, Preventing and Detecting Interviewer Falsification - Oct. 26.

Free to University faculty, staff and students with registration.


Center for Public Safety and Justice's Building Blocks Forum - Restorative Approaches to Public Safety,

October 27, 2-4 pm


Great Cities Institute Celebrates 21 Years

November 16


Information on CUPPA Student Scholarship Award Opportunities




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A Chicago Tribune article highlights a UIC Great Cities Institute report ranking economic hardship in Chicago’s 77 communities. Matthew Wilson, GCI economic development planner, is quoted on the rankings and local conditions.


Great Cities Director Teresa Cordova spoke on WBEZ's Morning Shift about GCI's Economic Hardship Index.


A Financial Times article on Chicago’s violence and issues of inequality and poverty cites findings from a January 2016 UIC Great Cities Institute report on youth joblessness in Chicago.


Assoc Dean and UPP Assoc. Prof Phil Ashton commented on financing models used for privatization of public assets in the San Antonio Express News.

PA Head and Prof Jered Carr says,
"Civic mergers offer "far less savings than people think," in the

Chicago Tribune.


UPP Asst. Prof Stacey Sutton's research study on business improvement districts was cited in Crain's New York Business.


Kheir Al-Kodmany publishes New Suburbanism: Sustainable Tall Building Development. Read about it in Crain's Chicago Business.


Over 13,500 donors in the past year helped UIC students accomplish great things. Watch their message of thanks. #UICProud








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