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Young Professionals

Our Young Professionals (YP) program involves after-work activities highlighting trends in the urban planning field. Events are designed to be informal and fun, while offering exposure to a wide variety of experts. 

New ideas for future YP events are more than welcome! If you have a great idea for an event, please contact us at chaddick@depaul.edu. All YP events are free-of-charge.

Upcoming Events

Friday, September 23, 2016
Chaddick, SPS & SUD Pub Night  (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)
Come out and mingle with current and new School of Public Service & Sustainable Urban Development graduate students, alumni, staff, and friends at Matilda/BabyAtlas in Lakeview, and join a game of Chicago-themed trivia starting at 6:15! Register here​, or email chaddick@depaul.edu​ for more details.


Past Events

2013-2014
April 23, 2014: Chaddick Institute and APA-YPG Film Screening: The Human Scale
March 12, 2014: Lunchtime Presentation with Christina Drouet and Tony Molinaro (FAA)
January 11, 2014: Chicago Center for Green Technology
November 5, 2013: 1871 (Merchandise Mart)

2011 - 2012
May 31, 2012: Sustainability discussion with Mike Davidson at the Chicago City Hall green rooftop
April 26, 2012: Discussion with Benet Haller, Director of Urban Design Planning for Chicago
February 22, 2012: Office of Emergency Management & Communication (OEMC)
January 12, 2012: General Consulate of Poland
October 13, 2011: Wrigleyville Rooftops
September 21, 2011: Kinzie Bicycle Lanes

2010-2011
May 23, 2011: TOD Typology
April 19, 2011: Mixed-Income Redevelopment in Cabrini Green 
February 7, 2011: Transystems Consulting 
December 9, 2010: Chicago Cultural Landscape 
October 6, 2010: Gensler

2009 - 2010
June 15, 2010: Bloomingdale Trail 
April 28, 2010: Urban Farming
March 30, 2010: The Last Four Miles
February 17, 2010: Wicker Park Master Plan
January 14, 2010: Children's Museum
October 28, 2009: CTA
September 30, 2009: Trump Tower

2008 - 2009
April 2, 2009: 2016 and Chicago's Olympic Bid
January 15, 2009: DePaul's Masterplan and Lincoln Park
December 17, 2008: Holiday Reception
November 11, 2008: Shelbourne Development (Chicago Spire)
October 21, 2008: A Visit to the Mayor's Office 
August 18, 2008: DePaul's Latest Real Estate Acquisition: 14 E. Jackson

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