Office of Student Research

The Office of Student Research offers financial and academic support to help students interested in developing and executing research and mission-related creative and scholarly projects.

Advocacy in the Parks with Juanita Irizarry

Juanita Irizarry, Executive Director of Friends of the Parks, joined the Policy Research Collaborative for the third installment of our Speakers Series Initiative. For Irizarry, Friends of the Parks works towards the goal of preserving, improving, and promoting the usage of Chicago’s parks and open spaces under its commitment to the ideal of “open, clear…

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Chicago Cityscape’s Steven Vance joins the PRC to discuss storytelling with geospatial data

Steven Vance, the founder and CEO of Chicago Cityscape, joined the Policy Research Collaborative for the second installment of our Speakers Series Initiative. Vance describes himself as an urban planner, a reporter, a business owner, and a mapmaker. For Vance, geospatial data allows people, such as researchers, policy makers, or city planners, to tell intriguing…

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