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UPP News

Teresa Cordova on DCASE Year of Creative Youth

Teresa Córdova, director of the Great Cities Institute UIC, is quoted in a Gazette Chicago newspaper story on a City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) arts initiative centered…

MUPP Student Recipient of Eisenhower Fellowship

Maux Sullivan, MUPP ’18, has been honored by the U.S. Department of Transportation with the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship (DDETFP). According to the US. Department of Transportation, the program advances the transportation workforce…

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Drucker on New North Side Soccer Stadium

UPP Associate Professor Joshua Drucker spoke to the Columbia Chronicle on the feasibility of a new soccer stadium on the north side of Chicago.

More CPS closures? WBEZ asks Rachel Weber

Rachel Weber, UIC professor of urban planning and policy, is interviewed in a WBEZ news story on Chicago Public Schools’ enrollment decline and whether the system may need to close more schools next…

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Janet Smith on Obama Presidential Center Impact

The Chicago Reporter quotes Janet Smith, UIC associate professor of urban planning and policy and co-director of UIC’s Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement, in an article examining the Barack Obama Presidential Center’s impact…