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Upcoming Events

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​For highlights and photos of recent Chaddick programs, please click here.   Interested in joining our listserv? Email chaddick@depaul.edu to learn about the options (e.g., student, municipal planning, transportation).​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Friday, May 3, 2024, 1 - 7:30 pm
Chaddick Study Trip to Chicago Neighborhoods for DePaul Students
Visit Chicago neighborhoods and community organizations along with the Chaddick team, with travel on both CTA and Metra.   Our day will end with a group meal.  The cost is $10, inclusive of transportation and dinner.   Click here to register.   Email chaddick@depaul.edu if you would like more information.   

Friday, May 17, 2024​, 12:00-1:00 pm
Regional Air Service: What is the future of the regional jet, and what might be the alternatives?
This  webinar will include a discussion of Landline, the motorcoach operator that codeshares with several major airlines. Register on Zoom Here. Email chaddick@depaul.edu if you would like more information.  

Thursday, May 30, 6:15 - 7:30 pm
Chaddick Scholar presentations
Join us to learn more about topics and issues in urban policy from this year’s Chaddick Scholar. We will divide into two groups for small-group discussion.  Refreshments served.  Free. Everyone is welcome!  Email chaddick@depaul.edu if you would like more information. 

Tuesday, June 4, 6 – 7:30 pm 
Graduate Student Pin-Up
Come view the work of our Sustainable Urban Development students in our graduate level Urban Design class. Topics present in pin-ups include affordable housing, zoning, transportation, and students utilize their technical skills learned in Adobe Illustrator and Sketch-Up. Check back after May 15 for the location, which will likely be near the Howard CTA station. Email chaddick@depaul.edu if you would like more information.  

Thursday - Friday, June 6 - 7, 2024
Chaddick Graduate Student Trip to Alton, IL to Explore Planning in River Communities
Join our graduate student delegation on an overnight trip via Amtrak to Alton, IL (near St. Louis) for discussions with the National Great Rivers Research & Education Center and a minibus outing to notable river towns.  We will depart Union Station around 5:15 p.m. on Thursday and return at 10:45 p.m. on Friday   The $20 fee includes accommodations at the Alton Best Western hotel, train fare, minibus trip and Friday breakfast and lunch. To register, click here​.  Email chaddick@depaul.edu for more details.

Thursday, June 13 (tentative), 5:15 - 6:45 p.m. 
End of Academic Year Reception
Celebrate the end of a great year with the Chaddick team with refreshments.  Brief remarks by the Chaddick team.  We’ll congratulate our scholarship winners.  Check back after May 20 for the RSVP link.  Free!   Email chaddick@depaul.edu if you would like more information.  ​

TBD, June 2024, 6 p.m. 
Great Rivers Evening Symposium
Check back in mid-May for the special evening on the role of rivers and other waterways on cultural life, placemaking and recreation in communities.  To be held on the Lincoln Park Campus. Email chaddick@depaul.edu to the notified when details become available.  Free.