Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 9 - 11 a.m.
APA-CMS Program: What Planners Do? Revisited
Join the APA-CMS and the APA-IL Diversity Committee for an interactive event, showcasing three dynamic professionals working in various areas of the profession to discuss what planners do and how the demand for planning professionals has evolved. The panel will revisit the intent of the book, "What Planners Do: Power, Politics and Persuasion," using national BLS data to assess the impact of the recession on employment distribution. Cost: $15 ($5 for students). Location: DePaul University, School of Public Service, 14 E. Jackson Blvd, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60604. For more information and to register, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, March 12, 2014, Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch Presentation for Students/Alums: The O'Hare Modernization and Chicago Airspace Project
We welcome students and alums to join us for this lunchtime roundtable discussion on the O'Hare modernization project. We will discuss: a contextual history of the $7 billion project, projected airport operations with expansion, and ways to increase safety and efficiency for the second busiest airport in the country. Free. Location: Chaddick Institute, CDM Building, 243 South Wabash Ave, Suite 9000, Chicago, IL 60604. For more information, email: email@example.com
Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
MDRN Spring Event: Municipal Design Review in Metropolitan Chicago
Join John R. Hedrick and the Vincent DePaul Professor of Anthropology Robert Rotenberg as they discuss contrasting perspectives on the Design Review process in the region as part of APA's 'Tuesdays at APA' series. Please join us immediately following the program at a nearby location to discuss the future of design review. Location: 205 North Michigan Ave, Suite 1200. For more information, email: MDRN@depaul.edu To register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/277PNNY
Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 5:45 p.m.
How Neighborhood Design affects Social Capital: Lessons from Chicago and Developing Countries
Hosted by Dr. Marco Tavanti. Part of the School of Public Service, Global Café Series. Location: School of Public Service, Dublin Suite, 14 E. Jackson, Chicago, IL. More details coming soon! Email: Chaddick@depaul.edu for details.
Friday, May 2, 2014
Chaddick Institute Spring Study Trip: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
The Chaddick Institute is proud to announce our 2014 spring study trip to Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Friday May 2, to visit notable urban development sites. The $30 fee includes double occupancy hotel on Thursday evening, breakfast, lunch, and full-day tour on Friday. Students arrange their own transportation to Milwaukee. For information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://www.123signup.com/event?id=dspjn to register.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 6:15 - 8 p.m.
Sustainable Urban Development: Critical Issues, Innovative Ideas
Evening gathering with panel discussion sponsored by the Sustainable Urban Development graduate program. Free. Location: School of Public Service, 14 E. Jackson, Suite 1600. Email Chaddick@depaul.edu for information.
Friday, November 14, 2014. 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
"Terminal Town" Celebratory Banquet
We invite you to our highly anticipated banquet as part of our special project, "Terminal Town: Celebrating 75 Years of Travel to the Windy City", at Maggiano's Little Italy, 516 N. Clark St. Includes special video production to recognize leading figures in the construction and preservation of air, bus, and train terminals in the region. For more information, email: email@example.com
NEW! "Gaining Insight into GLMRIS: An Investigation of the Benefits & Costs of the Alternatives in the Great Lakes & Mississippi River Interbasin Study" (PDF, 14 pages). Released February 6, 2014.
"Motoring into the Mainstream: Intercity Bus Service in the United States" (PDF, 16 pages). Part C of Technology in Intercity Travel Study – 2013 Year-in-Review. Released on January 14, 2014.