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Dean Pagano Weighs In On Lightfoot's Budget Address

In a Chicago Sun-Times article about Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s budget address, Michael Pagano, dean of the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs and director of the Government Finance Research Center at UIC,…

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CUPPA Hires First College Recruiter

CUPPA’s Office of Academic Affairs is proud to welcome Dametrius Coleman as the college’s first college recruiter. Coleman, who is a current master’s student in the Public Administration Department, will help assist CUPPA…

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Report By CUED's Nik Theodore Cited In Earther Article

In “I Have Rights:’ How Undocumented Laborers Are Exploited During Disaster Recovery,” on Gizmodo Earther, CUED Director Nik Theodore discussed the role of immigrant workers after natural disasters as second responders. The story…

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Kate Lowe Comments On Analysis Of Chicago E-Scooter Pilot Program

In an op-ed appearing in the Chicago Tribune, Kate Lowe, UIC associate professor of urban planning and policy, writes that Chicago’s soon-to-conclude electric scooter pilot program doesn’t address the city’s most pressing transportation…

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Teresa Cordova Honored By Illinois Comptroller

GCI’s Teresa Cordova is an Hispanic Heritage Month Honoree by Susana A. Mendoza, Illinois State Comptroller. Mendoza wrotes that Cordova “has been instrumental in affecting economic development policy and neighborhood change in Chicago.” Dr. Córdova…