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Urban Planning and Policy Celebrates 50 Years

When Andy Bavas was appointed the director of graduate studies for the newly-founded Masters of Urban Planning and Policy (MUPP) program at what was then called the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle,…

CUPPA Dean Stacey Swearingen White

Dean Selected as PELP Fellow

CUPPA Dean Stacey Swearingen White was selected to participate in the 2023-24 President’s Executive Leadership Program (PELP) sponsored by University of Illinois System President Tim Killeen. As a PELP fellow,  Dean Swearingen White will…

Nik Theodore

Theodore Transitions UPP Headship to Vidyarthi

When he stepped in as the new department head for the Urban Planning and Policy Department within CUPPA at the start of 2020, Professor Nik Theodore had grand plans. More than anything else,…

Angela Hurlock, Chief Executive Officer of Claretian Associates

Voorhees Center Announces Second Practitioner in Residence

Angela Hurlock, Chief Executive Officer of Claretian Associates, is joining the Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement as the second Janet L. Smith Practitioner in Residence. Hurlock officially began her…

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Water Rate Setting Study Released

UIC’s Government Finance Research Center (GFRC) released its first report for the Illinois General Assembly’s commissioned study on water rate setting. This first project focuses on the Lake Michigan Service Area. Read the…