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Josh Drucker Interviewed on Amazon HQ2 Louisville Elimination

In the wake of Louisville being eliminated as a possible location for Amazon’s second headquarters, Louisville Public Radio interviewed Joshua Drucker, UIC associate professor of urban planning and policy, about the various ways…

Al-Kodmany, Drucker, Lowe, and Weber appointed to ACSP committees

Four of UPP’s distinguished faculty have been reappointed to important service roles with the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP). Professor Rachel Weber will continue to chair the ACSP Selection Committee for the…

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UIC MUPP Maux Sullivan Receives WTS Leadership Legacy Scholarship

Congratulations to UIC MUPP Maux Sullivan on receiving the WTS Leadership Legacy Scholarship. WTS launched the Leadership Legacy Scholarship in 2007. Through this award, the Greater Chicago Chapter provides $2,500 to an outstanding young…

Betancur and Kim Report Cited in Pilsen Gentrification Discourse

A Chicago Tribune article on anti-gentrification graffiti targeting some Pilsen businesses cites data from a 2016 report on Pilsen gentrification co-authored by John Betancur, UIC professor of urban planning and policy, and graduate…

Teresa Cordova on DCASE Year of Creative Youth

Teresa Córdova, director of the Great Cities Institute UIC, is quoted in a Gazette Chicago newspaper story on a City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) arts initiative centered…