Tag archives for Chicago

2021

Refugees In Chicago

Author: Haoming Program of Study: Master of Public Policy (MPP) We are in the midst of the biggest refugee crisis the world has ever seen. At the end of 2020, more than 80 million people around the globe were displaced by war and oppression. Since Chicago is one of the main destinations for refugees in the United States, I...
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2021

Automation might widen the racial income gap in Chicago

Author: Aizhan Mukhyshbayeva Program of Study: Master of Science in Computational Analysis and Public Policy (MSCAPP)   Automation could hit black workers in Chicago harder than other groups and further widen the racial income gap. Transcript: (transcript was provided by student and is unedited) Welcome to the ELI’s Finding Chicago Global Perspectives Podcast Series for AEPP 2021. I’m your...
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2020

From Monroe St. to Louisville: When Moral Obligations become Radical Acts

Author: Nioshi Program of Study: SSD MAPSS As you take a (virtual) tour down West Monroe Street in the city of Chicago, you might walk past a modern-looking bricked building. It looks as simple as any other building in the lane and is easy to miss. If you go closer, you see a poster with the face of a...
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2020

Traffic Jams in Chicago

Author: Maolin Wang Program of Study: PSD Chemistry   The traffic situation in Chicago has gradually deteriorated in recent years and it has become the top three congested cities in the US. What are the reasons for it, what impact will it bring to the public and how can people deal with it? Transcript follows after references References ...
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2019

High tax rate in Chicago

Author: Hong Qiao Program of Study: Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering Is the tax killing Chicagoans? In this podcast, I’d like to talk about the high tax rate in Chicago. How does it influence people’s life? What are the reasons behind it and what we can do about it? Is the tax friendly to non-US citizens? This podcast is trying...
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2019

To Be by Your Side – Monarch butterfly at Chicago

Author: Da Teng Program of Study: PSD Chemistry Monarch butterflies are frequent visitors of Chicago in summer, but have you really noticed them? Besides their beautiful appearances, these colorful butterflies has inspired a lot of biological research on migration and navigation mechanisms.   Reference:   Eli Shlizerman, James Phillips-Portillo, Daniel B. Forger, and Steven M. Reppert, Neural Integration Underlying...
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2019

The New Chicago Mayor’s Promise for a Better Future

Author: Ruihan Huang Program of Study: Harris School of Public Policy MPP In this podcast, I would examine the attitudes of Chicago people, including black people and white people, toward Mayor Lori Lightfoot and her proposal of investing money into West and South parts in Chicago to boost the economic development through interviews. Based on these interviews with Chicago...
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2019

Gulls of the Windy City

Author: Ziqi Wang Program of Study: Harris School of Public Policy MPP There are many gulls living in the windy city today, but gulls were actually quite rare in this area in the late 19th century. In this podcast, we will try to answer some interesting questions about Chicago gulls and also discuss about the “gull-human conflict”....
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2019

As Political As Literary: The Only Feminist Bookstore In Chicago

Author: Ziyi Wang Program of Study: Harris School of Public Policy MPP As the only feminist bookstore survived in Chicago, Women & Children First marked the second wave of feminism movement in the 1960s. This podcast will explore the history of the bookstore and the significance of its political role from the past to the present. After all those...
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2019

Chicago Jazz Festival

Author: Joanna Tang Program of Study: Harris School of Public Policy MPP The 41stChicago Jazz Festival is around the corner! As one of the most well-known and popular events in Chicago, the Jazz Festival has a long history and best represents the music culture in the city. In the podcast, we will talk about the music scene in Chicago...
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