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P.S. Sriraj On NBC

P.S. Sriraj Interviewed By NBC Chicago

P.S. Sriraj, director of the Urban Transportation Center and research associate professor at UIC, was interviewed by NBC 5 Chicago (WMAQ-TV) during an investigative report on confusing intersections in the Chicago area. Roundabouts are…

Siim Soot

UTC Emeritus Establishes Sööt Family Fund

Siim Sööt – The man behind the Sööt family fund You’re driving along the highway and all of a sudden – boom! – you hit traffic. No idea what’s going on ahead, and…

Prof LeRoux Featured in Chicago Tribune Article

Kelly LeRoux, UIC associate professor of public administration, is interviewed in a Chicago Tribune story about the Chicago Park District inspector general’s review of the Grant Park Conservancy and its president’s selling of…

Call For Nominations

Seeking Nominees For 2019 Jim Marek Alumni Appreciation Award

Do you know of someone highly dedicated to UIC and CUPPA who is making a real difference for the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs and its students? Perhaps they are providing jobs/internships, offering…

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GCI's James Lewis Quoted In South Side Weekly

South Side Weekly quotes James Lewis, a senior research specialist in UIC’s Great Cities Institute, in a story on political representation and fragmentation in the Englewood neighborhood. Lewis says issues of political power…

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MPA Student Kori Bertrun Published In PA Times

MPA student Kori Bertrun recently published a piece entitled, “Why AmeriCorps?” in the PA Times. Kori studied national service organizations in Spring 2018 under the direction of Dr. LeRoux and outlined reasons why AmeriCorps is an invaluable…

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Great Cities Institute Cited In Forbes

Findings from the UIC Great Cities Institute’s leadership succession survey of Chicagoland family-owned manufacturing companies are cited in a Forbes.com article about the work of Manufacturing Renaissance, the nonprofit organization that commissioned and released the…

David Merriman

David Merriman Comments On Local Business Tax Breaks

A Worcester Business Journal article on municipalities giving tax breaks to keep businesses local and spur economic growth includes comments from David Merriman, James J. Stukel Presidential Professor of PA and with the University of Illinois’…

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IRRPP Cited On Chicago Public Radio

A Chicago Public Radio (WBEZ-FM 91.5) report on what Chicago can do to address segregation and inequality cites findings from a 2017 report from the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy (IRRPP) at UIC that…