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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…

Dolton, IL

Jack Rocha Quoted In WBEZ Story Examining Dolton, IL

Jack Rocha, a community development planner with UIC’s Great Cities Institute, is quoted in a WBEZ/Better Government Association project story examining Dolton, Illinois, and the impact of deindustrialization. Rocha addresses job trends following…

Amanda Kass

Amanda Kass Discusses Cook County's Primary For Assessor

Amanda Kass, Associate Director of the Government Finance Research Center, discusses the importance of the Cook County Democratic Primary for Assessor in the Urban Affairs Forum. Kass states the importance of Assessors to…

Amanda Lewis

Director Of IRRPP Amanda Lewis Interviewed By NPR

Amanda Lewis, Director of IRRPP and Professor of African American Studies and Sociology, and David Stovall, Professor of African American Studies and Educational Policy Studies, were interviewed by NPR news show “1A” as…

E-Newsletter for Global Colleagues

CUPPA’s Monthly E-Newsletter For Global Colleagues

CUPPA Communications added a new monthly e-newsletter to the portfolio of communication vehicles this week. CUPPAMonthly is designed to raise the profile and name recognition of the college, our units, and faculty among our…

Chicago Metra

Dr. P.S. Sriraj Discusses Commuter Parking Challenges

Dr. P.S. Sriraj, Director of the Urban Transportation Center (UTC), was quoted in a Naperville Sun article on the challenges faced by commuters who want to secure a parking space along some Metra routes, specifically the…

Dr. David Boyce

Dr. David Boyce Received Marek Alumni Appreciation Award

Dr. David Boyce is the winner of this years’ Jim Marek Alumni Appreciation Award presented by the UIC College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs Alumni Association. Boyce was honored in early October…

The Roosevelt Institute

Introducing The Roosevelt Institute

The Roosevelt Institute is the nation’s first student policy organization and largest student think tank. The Institute brings together a group of thinkers and doers to research, write, and implement policy at the…

Dean Pagano

Michael Pagano Addresses Lag In City Revenues

Dean Michael Pagano responds to questions about city revenues in our current booming economy. Featured in Governing Magazine, Pagano’s article cites faults in cities’ tax systems as the cause of the slow return…