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Zellner Receives Inaugural APA Academic Tech Innovators Grant

UPP Assoc. Prof. Moira Zellner is the recipient of the American Planning Association (APA) inaugural Academic Tech Innovators Grant. Zellner’s UIC team will demonstrate green infrastructure participatory planning for stormwater management in the Tech Zone at APA’s National Planning…

UPP Prof Rachel Weber Receives 2017 Best Book Award

The Urban Affairs Association (UAA), the international professional association for urban scholars, researchers and public service professionals, convened its 47th Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 19-22, 2017. During the conference, awards were…

CUPPA Alumni Board Searching for New Members

The CUPPA Alumni Board will hold its annual meeting and board election on Tues., May 16, 6 p.m., 110 CUPPA Hall. The CUPPA Alumni Board is an active group of 20+ public administration,…

Prof Ashton on Current Social and Political Issues on WTTW

Phil Ashton, UIC associate professor of urban planning and policy, is quoted in a WTTW-TV “Chicago Tonight” online story previewing “United, States, America: Three Problematic Concepts,” a SAIC symposium held last weekend that…

IRRPP Director on Why Society is so Segregated

NPR interviewed Amanda Lewis, director of UIC’s Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, about a recent report produced by the Metropolitan Planning Council and the Urban Institute that examines the costs…

Prof. Drucker on Higher Ed Funding in IL

Research by Joshua Drucker, UIC associate professor of urban planning and policy, is cited in a Chicago magazine online article about higher education funding in Illinois and the economic impact of universities.