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IRRPP Report Cited in Streetsblog Chicago Story

A Streetsblog Chicago story on the benefits of transit-oriented development in addressing climate change and policy highlights findings from the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy’s 2020 report on Chicago’s population shifts. Details from the Institute’s…

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CUPPA Scholar Muhammad Shafaat Nawaz Receives RASTA Research Grant

Congratulations to Muhammad Shafaat Nawaz, a Fullbright urban planning doctoral student in CUPPA, for recently receiving the Research for Social Transformation and Advancement (RASTA) research grant from a prestigious Pakistani foundation! His study…

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Two CUPPA Alumni Awarded Crain's 40 Under 40

Crain’s Chicago Business recognized two CUPPA alumni with the Journal’s annual 40 Under 40 award. ( (subscription required) Crain’s 40 under 40 honors people from a wide range of industries — technology, consumer products,…

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Call for Urban Studies Capstone Project Proposals

Does your organization have a project it wants done but no time to do it?  Perhaps you want to assess the progress made on implementation of  your comprehensive plan or you have collected…