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P.S. Sriraj interviewed on state of Metra and challenges on WBEZ

Chicago Public Radio’s (WBEZ-FM 91.5) “Morning Shift” interviewed P.S. Sriraj, director of the Urban Transportation Center and research associate professor at UIC, about the current state of Metra and the challenges it faces…

Moira Zellner featured in ACSP Faculty Profile

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) has featured UPP faculty Moira Zellner , highlighting Moira’s inspirations and contribution to urban planning.  Read the profile and interview at the ACSP website.

Albert J. Schorsch, III

Albert J. Schorsch, III 1951-2017

I am deeply saddened to report that our dear colleague, administrator, CUPPA historian, counselor and friend, Albert J. Schorsch, III, surrounded by his loving family, died October 28, in his home after a…

Shelley Davis, MUPP '98

Davis Receives Marek Alumni Award

Since 2004, the CUPPA Alumni Association Board of Directors has presented the Jim Marek Alumni Appreciation Award recognizing individuals or groups for their dedication to the fields of urban planning and public administration and…

MUPP alum, Audrey Wennink, on Keeping the Trains Running

MUPP alum and director of transportation, Metropolitan Planning Council, Audrey Wennink’s letter to the editor was featured in the Chicago Tribune on September 28.  Audrey encourages proper funding of regional transportation.