UPP News

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…

COVID Relief

Dean Pagano Comments On COVID Relief Funds

In a Crain’s Chicago Business story on the potential impact of $2 billion in federal COVID-19 rescue funds for Chicago includes comments from Michael Pagano, dean of the UIC College of Urban Planning…


Kate Lowe Featured As A Panelist On Chicago Tonight

Kate Lowe, UIC associate professor of urban planning and policy, joined WTTW-TV’s “Chicago Tonight” for a panel discussion on public transit’s post-pandemic future. Watch the segment and read a related online story at: https://go.news.uic.edu/2021471