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COVID Relief

Dean Pagano Comments On COVID Relief Funds

In a Crain’s Chicago Business story on the potential impact of $2 billion in federal COVID-19 rescue funds for Chicago includes comments from Michael Pagano, dean of the UIC College of Urban Planning…

Public Policy Student Selected as Newman Civic Fellow

Courtney Washington, UIC Honors College student, dual major in public policy and economics was selected as the 2021-2022 Newman Civic Fellow. The Newman Civic Fellowship program, which is named for the late Campus…

Budget Shortfall

Yonghong Wu Featured In WalletHub's Ask The Experts Segment

Comments from PA’s Yonghong Wu were featured in WalletHub’s “Ask The Experts” segment on federal funding disparities. When asked what the current presidential administration could do to reduce state revenue shortfall, Wu states…

Governor Pritzker

David Merriman Analyzes Illinois Budget Plan In Tribune Article

A Chicago Tribune article about Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s forthcoming proposed budget plan includes analysis from David Merriman, James J. Stukel Presidential Professor in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs at UIC.


Announcing The CUPPA Last Mile Fund!

The College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs is thrilled to announce the Last Mile Fund! Established in January 2021, the fund serves as much-needed scholarship support for CUPPA undergraduate students who are…

UIC Test Worker

On-Campus COVID-19 Saliva Testing

Effective Monday, Feb. 8, COVID-19 saliva testing will be required for all individuals participating in on-campus activities. Individuals should continue to participate in regular saliva testing after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. While the…