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UPP News

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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…

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CUPPA Faculty Recognized at UIC Faculty Awards Celebration

Five CUPPA faculty members from the Departments of Public Administration and Urban Planning and Policy were recognized at the UIC Faculty Awards Celebration on November 9. Jered Carr, Kelly LeRoux, Rachel Weber, and…

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UDV Grant to Assist Robbins Renewal Project

Backed by funding from the Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust, the University of Illinois at Chicago will join a partnership between the village of Robbins and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District…