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P.S. Sriraj

UTC Director on Gulf Coast's Potential New Amtrak Line

The Gulf States Newsroom, a collaboration between Mississippi Public Broadcasting, WBHM in Birmingham, Alabama, WWNO in New Orleans and NPR, quotes P.S. Sriraj, director of the Urban Transportation Center and research associate professor…

Colombian Unrest

Ph.D. Student Alejandra Marín Buitrago On Colombian Unrest

Alejandra Marín Buitrago, Ph.D. student in Urban Planning, authored an article in CounterPunch titled, “Columbia on the Brink,” on the Colombian civil unrest that began last week in response to austerity policies. Read the…

Stacey Sutton

The Atlantic Cites Gentrification Research By Stacey Sutton

Gentrification research by Stacey Sutton, UIC associate professor of urban planning and policy, is cited in a column from The Atlantic that details archaeological work shedding light on the origins of gentrification that…

Labor Activists

Nik Theodore Quoted In American Prospect Stories

Nik Theodore was quoted in two stories in The American Prospect exploring issues impacting workers and unions. Theodore states that, although the worker center movement has made strides, it’s only the beginning. Read…