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Fridays in UPP

On most Fridays, there's something happening midday in UPP. Friday Forum is an occasional lecture series focused on research in Urban Planning and Policy. UPP Next is a professional development series targeted to MUPP students. All events take place in Room 110 CUPPA Hall at noon, unless otherwise noted. Light lunch is served. Directions to UPP and travel information are at the bottom of the page. A full schedule is below the details of the next event.

Friday, November 14 at noon
Room 110 CUPPA Hall, 412 S. Peoria St.
Friday Forum: Brenda Parker, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning and Policy on Gendering Urban Homesteading: Provisioning, Practices, and Policy will draw on feminist perspectives to analyze urban homesteading as a potentially transformative set of provisioning practices in cities. More info here.

Schedule of Meetings and Events

UPP faculty meetings
All meetings are at 10 a.m. in Room 262 unless otherwise indicated.
August 29
October 3
November 7
December 5
January 16
February 6-7 (Faculty retreat, off-site)
March 6
April 3
May 1

Directions to UPP

The Department of Urban Planning & Policy is located on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus at 412 S. Peoria in CUPPA Hall. Peoria is two blocks west of Halsted, and our office building is on the southwest corner of Peoria and Van Buren Streets. Van Buren is just north of the Eisenhower expressway (I-290). You can view general travel directions to campus, and directions via public transportation on the Blue Line of the CTA Rapid Transit. Walk south across Harrison St. after exiting the UIC/Halsted stop to the center of campus, and north to CUPPA Hall. You can download more detailed directions (pdf) about getting to UPP and view the Eastside Visitor's Map on UIC's map page.