All College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs

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May 10, 2022

UIC report examines cost of erroneous parking tickets in Chicago

Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy identifies 475,106 erroneous tickets in nearly six-year span

March 29, 2022

UIC graduate programs continue to improve in U.S. News rankings

Overall, UIC had 15 programs in the top 30 in the country

28 Days of Black Excellence, Al Riley

February 26, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Al Riley
28 Days of Black Excellence
28 Days of Black Excellence
28 Days of Black Excellence: Al Riley

UIC alumnus and former State Representative Al Riley discusses his efforts to lead policy, infrastructure and mass transit improvements in Illinois.

28 Days of Black Excellence, Shelley Davis

February 10, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Shelley Davis
28 Days of Black Excellence
28 Days of Black Excellence
28 Days of Black Excellence: Shelley Davis

Shelley Davis, president and CEO of the Coleman Foundation, has dedicated her career to the nonprofit sector since she was an urban planning and policy graduate student at UIC. Transcript

Janet Smith

January 20, 2022

Obituary: Janet Smith

Janet Smith, UIC professor of urban planning and policy and […]

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January 14, 2022

Grant backs UIC study of cities’ use of rescue funds for anti-violence initiatives

Government Finance Research Center earns support from The Joyce Foundation

Deadly Disparities In Days of COVID-19: How Public Policy Fails Black and LatinX Chicagoans.

December 1, 2021

Report explores how public policies failed Black, Latino Chicagoans during COVID-19

Details feedback gained through interviews with government officials, epidemiologists, health care providers, and residents

Kelly LeRoux

November 4, 2021

Nonprofit, government contracting scholar named to National Academy of Public Administration

Kelly LeRoux is one of 39 leaders in the field of public administration selected for the honor in 2021

July 23, 2021

Financial management expert to lead Government Finance Research Center at UIC

Deborah Carroll joins UIC from the University of Central Florida’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Management

UIC campus view view from 28th floor of UH building.

April 26, 2021

New reports address COVID-19’s fiscal effects, policy possibilities

Examines federal and state aid to cities, state banking, and infrastructure programs that could help

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