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UPP News

Nik Theodore

Theodore Transitions UPP Headship to Vidyarthi

When he stepped in as the new department head for the Urban Planning and Policy Department within CUPPA at the start of 2020, Professor Nik Theodore had grand plans. More than anything else,…

Angela Hurlock, Chief Executive Officer of Claretian Associates

Voorhees Center Announces Second Practitioner in Residence

Angela Hurlock, Chief Executive Officer of Claretian Associates, is joining the Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement as the second Janet L. Smith Practitioner in Residence. Hurlock officially began her…

view of Lake Michigan from the east looking toward Chicago

Water Rate Setting Study Released

UIC’s Government Finance Research Center (GFRC) released its first report for the Illinois General Assembly’s commissioned study on water rate setting. This first project focuses on the Lake Michigan Service Area. Read the…

Curt Winkle, Associate Professor

Winkle Retires from UIC Urban Planning and Policy

Urban planning is not the same profession as it was in 1986, when Curt Winkle, associate professor of Urban Planning and Policy, began teaching at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Conversations…

Tina Fassett Smith

MUPP Alum Fassett Smith to Receive Marek Award

As a profession, urban planning carries lofty ambitions: to imagine new, transformative futures for the places where we live, work, and play, seeing potential and hopeful outcomes that often take years to accomplish.…

George Maxwell, Public Policy Major

Public Policy Student Cast in The College Tour

The “The College Tour” is a new series streaming globally on many channels and now UIC will be a featured episode. UIC students auditioned in February 2023 to be featured on an upcoming…