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Rachel Weber

UPP Professor Rachel Weber Investigates School Closures

Professor Rachel Weber examines the factors behind Chicago Public School closures in a new article in the Urban Affairs Review. Weber found that while poor academic performance and faculty under-utilization were factors, schools…

Amanda Kass

Amanda Kass Discusses Cook County's Primary For Assessor

Amanda Kass, Associate Director of the Government Finance Research Center, discusses the importance of the Cook County Democratic Primary for Assessor in the Urban Affairs Forum. Kass states the importance of Assessors to…

Amanda Lewis

Director Of IRRPP Amanda Lewis Interviewed By NPR

Amanda Lewis, Director of IRRPP and Professor of African American Studies and Sociology, and David Stovall, Professor of African American Studies and Educational Policy Studies, were interviewed by NPR news show “1A” as…

E-Newsletter for Global Colleagues

CUPPA’s Monthly E-Newsletter For Global Colleagues

CUPPA Communications added a new monthly e-newsletter to the portfolio of communication vehicles this week. CUPPAMonthly is designed to raise the profile and name recognition of the college, our units, and faculty among our…

Chicago Metra

Dr. P.S. Sriraj Discusses Commuter Parking Challenges

Dr. P.S. Sriraj, Director of the Urban Transportation Center (UTC), was quoted in a Naperville Sun article on the challenges faced by commuters who want to secure a parking space along some Metra routes, specifically the…

The Roosevelt Institute

Introducing The Roosevelt Institute

The Roosevelt Institute is the nation’s first student policy organization and largest student think tank. The Institute brings together a group of thinkers and doers to research, write, and implement policy at the…

Las Visionarias

Stacey Sutton Examines Challenges In Worker Cooperatives

The Chicago Reporter interviews Stacey Sutton, UIC assistant professor of urban planning and policy, in a story examining worker cooperatives and the challenges they face to get started in Illinois. Sutton addresses the…

Dean Pagano

Michael Pagano Addresses Lag In City Revenues

Dean Michael Pagano responds to questions about city revenues in our current booming economy. Featured in Governing Magazine, Pagano’s article cites faults in cities’ tax systems as the cause of the slow return…

UIC Voorhees Center

UIC Awarded $2.4 Million DOD Grant

UIC has received a $2.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Economic Adjustment to support economic research and resiliency in Illinois’ military-connected communities. The grant accompanies phase two of…