Urban In The News

UChicago Urban Network members are leaders in the global conversation on cities, shaping the way practitioners, policymakers and civic influencers think about urban life through the University’s innovative ideas on policy, data-driven science, and community engagement. Read more about our recent work, research and commentary below.

Systemic changes must go beyond just policing. Human and social services need reform, too.

Systemic changes must go beyond just policing. Human and social services need reform, too.

Source: USA Today

Research underscores how our punitive criminal justice system is a coronavirus risk factor

Research underscores how our punitive criminal justice system is a coronavirus risk factor

Source: The Washington Post

Did New Yorkers Who Fled to Second Homes Bring the Virus?

Did New Yorkers Who Fled to Second Homes Bring the Virus?

Source: The NY Times

New data reveals coronavirus hotspots brewing across the south, where the pandemic is set to 'hit hard'

New data reveals coronavirus hotspots brewing across the south, where the pandemic is set to 'hit hard'

Source: Business Insider

Study Compares Urban Quality of Life and COVID-19 Rates

Study Compares Urban Quality of Life and COVID-19 Rates

Source: Government Technology

After several children shot in Chicago last weekend, CPS expands anti-violence programs for students most at risk

After several children shot in Chicago last weekend, CPS expands anti-violence programs for students most at risk

Source: Chicago Tribune

Opinion: Detroit's property tax methodology continues to harm its poorest residents

Opinion: Detroit's property tax methodology continues to harm its poorest residents

Source: The Detroit News

Video: UChicago Law Symposium on Gun Violence: Legal Issues Panel

Video: UChicago Law Symposium on Gun Violence: Legal Issues Panel

Source: UChicago Law

Podcast: How Can We Achieve Real Police Reform? with Sharon Fairley (Ep. 50)

Podcast: How Can We Achieve Real Police Reform? with Sharon Fairley (Ep. 50)

Source: UChicago News

UChicago initiative to distribute food to South Side surpasses 150,000-meal mark

UChicago initiative to distribute food to South Side surpasses 150,000-meal mark

Source: UChicago News

A closer look at how neighborhoods shape public health

A closer look at how neighborhoods shape public health

Source: UChicago News

EPIC launches effort to study energy and environmental challenges in China

EPIC launches effort to study energy and environmental challenges in China

Source: UChicago News