IN THE NEWS
UIC offers new bachelor's degree in public policy: Beginning in fall 2015, students may enroll in the public policy B.A. program in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs.
Crain's Chicago Business quotes Steve Schlickman, executive director of the Urban Transportation Center, on the appointment of Dorval Carter to CTA chief and the need to raise fares to make up for Gov. Rauner's budget cuts and the cost of rebuilding and extending the Red Line.
MUPPs Eduardo Munoz and Curtis Witekwere part of the 1st place team winning a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency competition on storm water management.
The Chicago Sun-Times quoted David Merriman, professor of public administration and the Institute of Government and Public Affairs, on the many funds in Illinois' budget.
Allyson Holbrook, associate professor in the Department of Public Administration, was recently elected as the Associate Secretary/Treasurer of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR).