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Chicago's bean sculpture in Millennium Park

UIC’s PPMA Department to Offer Fully Online MPA Degree

The Department of Public Policy, Management, and Analytics (PPMA) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is set to offer a fully online option for its highly rated, sought-after, NASPAA-accredited Master of…

David Merriman

Merriman on the 21st Show

Before Governor Pritzker delivered his State of the State speech, Illinois Public Media’s 21st Show was  joined by several academics including David Merriman, professor of Public Policy, Management, and Analytics and interim director…

Nik Theodore

Theodore's CUED Report on Survival Economies Cited

An article about reparations as a counterweight to the “war on drugs” in Nonprofit Quarterly cites Survival Economies: Black Informality in Chicago, a 2021 report by CUED Director Nik Theodore.

White stone building serving as the Court House in London, Ontario

CUED Cited in London Free Press

The London Free Press cited the Center for Urban Economic Development’s (CUED) 2023 report, “Pain Points: Data on Work Intensity, Monitoring, and Health at Amazon’s Warehouses,” in an article about warehouse worker safety in…

Curt Winkle

Prof Emeritus Winkle to Serve on COVID-19 Monument Commission

Urban Planning and Policy Professor Emeritus Curt Winkle will serve on the COVID-19 Monument Commission, an organization formed to create a monument to memorialize, mourn, and reflect on the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19…

Ethan Jantz, UIC alumnus, selected as U.S. Digital Corps fellow. Photo by Joe Carabeo

CUPPA Alum Named US Digital Corps Fellow

The U.S. General Services Administration has chosen a University of Illinois Chicago alumnus to be part of its 2023 cohort of U.S. Digital Corps fellows. Ethan Jantz, who earned his master’s and bachelor’s…

Stacey Swearingen White, dean

Dean Swearingen White Appointed to Civic Consulting Alliance

Stacey Swearingen White, dean of UIC’s College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, has been appointed to the Civic Consulting Alliance in Chicago. The Civic Consulting Alliance, a non-profit organization, brings leaders together…