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Chicago's bean sculpture in Millennium Park

UIC’s PPMA Department to Offer Fully Online MPA Degree

The Department of Public Policy, Management, and Analytics (PPMA) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is set to offer a fully online option for its highly rated, sought-after, NASPAA-accredited Master of…

Busy street in Chicago with cars and a CTA bus traveling below an elevated train bridge with an L train.

Lowe Pens Sun-Times OpEd on Free CTA for CPA Students

Urban Planning and Policy Associate Professor Kate Lowe and Illinois State Rep. Marcus C. Evans Jr. wrote in the June 21 Chicago Sun-Times that removing costs barriers to transit will help Chicago Public…

water flowing gently out of a rusty lead pipe.

Carroll Comments on Lead Pipes

Deborah Carroll, professor of Public Policy, Management, and Analytics and director of the Government Finance Research Center, told the Chicago Tribune that to build trust between communities and water providers, the city should…

Federal and state representatives gathered for the official ribbon-cutting event on May 30, 2024 at UIUC. UTC Director P.S. Sriraj (third right with scissors) joined the cutting.

UTC Part of New, Federally Funded Research Consortium

The Urban Transportation Center at UIC will participate in a new federally-funded research center, the NuRail Center of Excellence (NURail CoE). The center, made of up of nine universities, will work to advance…

CTA trains on a elevated track in Chicago

UPP Prof on Chicago Transit Ridership

Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Policy Kate Lowe contributed to a story on WBEZ Chicago, How has Chicago transit ridership recovered from the pandemic? “Ridership in Chicago has not recovered the way…