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Capstone Project Submission Deadline - July 14th

What critical challenge does your department/unit need to address in the coming year? The July 14 submission deadline for submitting a Capstone Course project proposal for the fall 2017 semester is approaching.  As a Capstone client, you will…

Remembering L. Vaughn Blankenship, 1934-2017

Dear CUPPA Family, I write with the sad news of the passing of L. Vaughn Blankenship, professor emeritus of Public Administration.  Although he retired from UIC in 2004, his legacy lives on at…

Growing Clean Economy Can Bring More Jobs to Chicago

The Nathalie P. Voorhees Center’s Co-Director, Janet Smith, is interviewed by WTTW Chicago Tonight’s Phil Ponce on the EDA University Center at UIC’s data on employment and economic activity in Chicago  Region.  View it here.

UPP Student Michael Harris Quoted on NextCity.org

Michael Harris, President of the Society of Black Urban Planners (UIC), was quoted in an article titled Chicago Programs Aim to Lead Minority Youth to City Planning on Nextcity.org. You can read the article…

GCI's Youth Joblessness in Chicago and Cook County

Findings from a UIC Great Cities Institute report on youth joblessness in Chicago and Cook County were featured during a related segment broadcast by Univision Chicago. Teresa Córdova, director of the institute, presented…

On the Table Initiative Feedback Administered by IPCE

An online story from WTTW-TV’s “Chicago Tonight” about the Chicago Community Trust’s On the Table initiative mentions the role of UIC’s Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement in gathering feedback on the forum’s…