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What's UPP: 2018 in Review

2018 was an eventful year for the Department of Urban Planning and Policy. See the link below to read some of the department’s achievements and events. What’s UPP: 2018 in Review    

Joshua Drucker

Joshua Drucker Interviewed By The Atlantic

The Atlantic interviewed Joshua Drucker, UIC associate professor of urban planning and policy, about President Trump’s attempts to retain and boost manufacturing jobs in the U.S. Drucker also addresses what power, if any,…

P.S. Sriraj On NBC

P.S. Sriraj Interviewed By NBC Chicago

P.S. Sriraj, director of the Urban Transportation Center and research associate professor at UIC, was interviewed by NBC 5 Chicago (WMAQ-TV) during an investigative report on confusing intersections in the Chicago area. Roundabouts are…

Siim Soot

UTC Emeritus Establishes Sööt Family Fund

Siim Sööt – The man behind the Sööt family fund You’re driving along the highway and all of a sudden – boom! – you hit traffic. No idea what’s going on ahead, and…

Call For Nominations

Seeking Nominees For 2019 Jim Marek Alumni Appreciation Award

Do you know of someone highly dedicated to UIC and CUPPA who is making a real difference for the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs and its students? Perhaps they are providing jobs/internships, offering…

Great Cities Institute

Findings From The Great Cities Institute Featured In Tribune

Findings from a UIC Great Cities Institute survey, commissioned and released by the nonprofit organization Manufacturing Renaissance, are featured in a Chicago Tribune story looking at how, and if, family-owned manufacturing companies in Chicago’s six collar…

Rachel Weber

Rachel Weber Interviewed By City Road Podcast

Rachel Weber, Director of Graduate Studies and Professor of UPP, was recently interviewed in a City Road Podcast during which she discusses her new book From Boom to Bubble about Chicago’s “Milennial Boom”. Weber debunks the…

Dr. Faith Kares Name Associate Director Of IRRPP

IRRPP is pleased to welcome Dr. Faith Kares as an Associate Director of the institute. Dr. Kares brings a strong portfolio to the institute that combines both professional work experiences and academic research.…