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UIC Voorhees Center

UIC Awarded $2.4 Million DOD Grant

UIC has received a $2.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Economic Adjustment to support economic research and resiliency in Illinois’ military-connected communities. The grant accompanies phase two of…

Michael A. Pagano, Dean

CUPPA's New Government Finance Research Center Established

  Cities, states and local governments rely heavily on sales, property and income taxes to increase revenues and contend with everything from aging streets, sewers and bridges to growing debt, long-term pension obligations…

Prof Merriman Quoted on Tax Breaks in WBJournal.com Article

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 in the College of Urban…

IRRPP

Dr. Faith Kares Name Associate Director Of IRRPP

IRRPP is pleased to welcome Dr. Faith Kares as an Associate Director of the institute. Dr. Kares brings a strong portfolio to the institute that combines both professional work experiences and academic research.…

Paul Vallas

Amanda Kass Quoted In Paul Vallas Fact Check

A Chicago Sun-Times/Better Government Association/PolitiFact story assessing claims by Chicago mayoral candidate Paul Vallas that Chicago Public Schools was a financially healthier organization under his leadership includes comments from Amanda Kass, associate director…

Protesters In Pilsen

Great Cities Institute Research Cited In Sun-Times

Findings from the UIC Great Cities Institute’s 2017 Pilsen Quality-of-Life Plan are cited in a Chicago Sun-Times story about a networking seminar for developers and real estate brokers that was held in Pilsen. http://bit.ly/2QvYmsW

UIC Public Policy

Kindling Curiosity: Expanding Horizons Through Public Policy

“Public policy courses have broader applications and essentially bridge together the information that I learn in my major courses,” said Mehroz Mohammed, a public policy minor. Mohammed wrote a thoughtful UIC News piece on how…

UIC Master of City Design

UIC Establishes New Graduate Degree In City Design

Chicago, a city known worldwide for its planning and design, will have its first-ever graduate degree in city design when the University of Illinois at Chicago launches a new program next fall. The…

Prof Merriman on WBEZ Morning Shift on Dec 4 at 9am

WBEZ’s “The Morning Shift”  interviewed David Merriman, James J. Stukel Presidential Professor in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs and with the University of Illinois’ Institute of Government and Public Affairs,…