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Upcoming Events

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​For highlights and photos of recent Chaddick programs, please click here.   Interested in joining our listserv? Email to learn about the options (e.g., student, municipal planning, transportation).​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Thursday, June 1, 5:30 - 7:15 pm
Chaddick Scholar Presentations

Drop by the Loop campus to see our eight Chaddick Scholars make brief presentations on urban-focused research they have conducted as part of their DePaul graduate-student classes.  We will have extensive time for Q&A.  Location:  Chaddick Hall.  Free.  To RSVP, email  ​

June​ TBA​, 5:30 pm
Virtual "Discussion over Drinks" with the Transportation Research Forum's Chicago Chapter

​​Chaddic​k will host this popular bi-annual event for members and guests of the Transportation Research Forum.  Participants will take part in two 20-minute small-group discussions with experts before a final full-group chat.  Our moderator will be Erik Cempel of Cempel International Transportation Consulting.  The cost of joining TRF to participate is just $50. Ask for a free guest pass!  Contact​  to learn more or register.

Tuesday, June 13, 2023, 5:30 - 7 pm 
Chaddick End of Academic Year Reception

Join us to celebrate the culmination of a successful academic year and to recognize our newest group of Chaddick Scholars, who will have completed their requirements by this date.  We'll have food and beverages and brief remarks at 6 pm.  Location: Chaddick Hall, 14 E. Jackson.  Free.  Email to RSVP

Friday, June 17, 2023
Transport Chicago 2023 conference, visit our display table

The Chaddick Institute is proud to be a partner at the highly anticipated annual conference at the Voco Downtown Chicago hotel. Check out our display table in the exhibit area.  For information on the conference, click here​. ​​

Mid-July 2023
2nd Annual Chaddick Scholars Reunion Banquet

Check back in early summer for details of our second-annual Chaddick Scholars Reunion Banquet at the DePaul Center.  The Saturday night gathering will begin with a mixer along the Chicago Riverwalk.

July-August, 2023
Municipal Design Review Network special events

​Check back in early summer for details on events planned by the Advisory Committee of our Municipal Design Review Network, including our popular summer walking tour featuring innovations in suburban downtown planning and development.  

---A Preview of 2023-2024 Academic Year Events---

Friday, Late October 2023
Chaddick Institute Autumn Study Trip to Milwaukee, WI

​Our seventh annual trip to this prominent neighbor to our north. Join us for a day of learning, conversation, and exploration.   Open to students and alumni. The cost is $25, inclusive of Amtrak fare and dinner.  Meet at Union Station at 12:45 pm and return back at 9 pm. Check back in late summer for details or email  to be added to the interest list​.​