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Voorhees Study on Housing Prices Around Obama Center Cited

A 2019 study by UIC’s Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement on housing prices around the future Obama Presidential Center is cited in a Crain’s Chicago Business June 8 story…

foxconn wisconsin

UPP's Rachel Weber on Wisconsin Public Radio

Wisconsin Public Radio interviewed Rachel Weber, UIC professor of urban planning and policy, in a story on the publically-funded salary for the project director hired to oversee the Foxconn development in Racine County.…

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…