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Teresa Cordova

Teresa Cordova Interviewed By CBS 2

CBS 2 (WBBM-TV) interviewed Teresa Córdova, Director of the Great Cities Institute and Professor of UPP, in a segment related to a Brookings Institution report on millennial migration figures for major U.S. cities. According to the report,…

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P.S. Sriraj Examines Jane Byrne Circle Project Delays

P.S. Sriraj, director of the Urban Transportation Center and research associate professor at UIC, interviewed in a Chicago Tribune front page article that examines the delays in the Jane Byrne Circle Interchange reconstruction project. Sriraj tells the Tribune…

Chicago Transportation

Four UIC Students Receive Krambles Transportation Scholarship Award

Congratulations to these four UIC students on receiving 2018 Krambles Transportation Scholarship Awards! Recipients include Anthony Misiak (CUPPA), Sudheer Ballare (College of Engineering), Emma Chapman (College of Business), and Ali Shamshiripour (College of…

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MUPP Student Dan La Spata Wins Chicago 1st Ward Alderman Race

Longtime community organizer, public policy professional and Master’s in Urban Planning and Policy student, Daniel La Spata won a decisive victory in the 1st Ward Alderman race, capturing 61 percent of the vote to Moreno’s…

Voorhees Center Research

Voorhees Center Research Featured On Planetizen

Planetizen, an urban planning news website, highlights the WBEZ report on research from UIC’s Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement on Chicago’s shrinking middle class. http://bit.ly/2NP3eVP

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GCI's Beth Gutelius Weighs In On Amazon Expansion

The New York Times quotes Beth Gutelius, a senior research specialist at UIC’s Great Cities Institute, in a story on Amazon’s expansion and the company’s mixed success with building community relationships. “People think…

Teresa Cordova

Teresa Cordova Interviewed By NPR & WBUR-FM’s “Here and Now”

Teresa Córdova, Director of the Great Cities Institute and Professor of UPP, is interviewed by NPR & WBUR-FM’s “Here and Now” in a story on Chicago’s declining African-American population. The segment’s audio and a related online…

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UPP's Kate Lowe Interviewed By CBS 2

CBS 2 interviewed Kate Lowe, UIC assistant professor of urban planning and policy, for a story on the risks that pedestrians and drivers face due to dark or faded traffic signals. https://cbsloc.al/2GLEPiZ