Wintery scene in Chicago

Neighborhood Logo Contest

The Chicago Neighborhood Project was created by local artist Steve Shanabruch in 2011 with the goal of creating logos for all 200+ Chicago neighborhoods. Now it's your turn to visually represent the gestalt of a Chicago neighborhood! Chicago Studies, in collaboration with Shanabruch, invites you to design your own Chicago neighborhood logo.

Expositions Magazine

Join Chicago Studies and the Program on the Global Environment for the launch of Expositions MagazineStop by the Urban Lounge (1155 E. 60th Street) on January 28th from 12:00-1:30PM to grab a copy and hear live readings from the authors.

Data in Dialogue

Join Chicago Studies for a Data in Dialogue Session with Bike Lane Uprising, a cyclist-led civic tech platform focused on making cycling safer by making it easy to report bike lane obstructions, and finding trends in the data to hold violators accountable and prevent future obstructions. 

Data in Dialogue: Bike Lane Uprising | Tuesday, February 1st, 6:00-7:00 PM CDT

Play space is a million-dollar idea

A collaboration between students in Chicago Studies "Children and Architecture" class and Claremont Academy 6th graders won a $1.5 million grant from the Office of the Mayor. Mayor Lightfoot’s office reported that work is expected to start late this year or early in 2023.

Calumet Quarter Accepting Applications

The Calumet Quarter was launched in 2008 as an effort to bridge theory and practice in environmental studies. It is an experiential learning opportunity for undergraduate students interested in environmental and urban studies in Spring 2022.

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