Open Photo Studio Sessions

The Office of Campus Relations will be hosting two Open Photo Studio sessions for Fall 2022 for all staff or faculty. These can be used for university purposes such as department websites, campus directory, speaking engagements at conference, etc. Any staff or faculty member who either hasn’t had their portrait taken or would like another, more recent, portrait taken are encouraged to attend. 

The Campus Relations studio is in the Business Services Building, Room 95 (BSB 95).

The open studio sessions will be:

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Chicago Monuments Project

The City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) has awarded a grant of $50,000 for a Chicago Monuments Project (CMP) to Hinda Seif, Associate Professor of Sociology/Anthropology at University of Illinois Springfield, and Laurie Matheson, director of the University of Illinois Press.

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Dr. Arwi Kriz Presents at the Public Management Research Conference on Corruption and Efficiency in Public Capital Spending

Dr. Arwi Kriz Presents at the Public Management Research Conference on Corruption and Efficiency in Public Capital Spending

Dr. Arwi Kriz presented her most recent research examining the link between corruption and public capital spending efficiency. While most of the existing research on this topic has tried to associate public capital spending levels with corruption, Dr. Kriz points out that more sophisticated measures of efficiency are available.

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Dr. Kenneth Kriz Publishes a Co-edited Book on Tax Increment Financing

Dr. Kenneth Kriz Publishes a Co-edited Book on Tax Increment Financing

Dr. Kenneth Krizhas co-edited a new book titled “Tax Increment Financing and Economic Development.” The book brings together leading experts to examine the evolving nature of tax increment financing (TIF), the most widely used tool of local economic and community development. Originally designed as an innovative approach to the redevelopment of blighted areas, TIF has become a more general-purpose tool of economic and community development.

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Dr. Kenneth Kriz Presents on Fiscal Sustainability at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand

Dr. Kenneth Kriz Presents on Fiscal Sustainability at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand

Dr. Kenneth Kriz presented to an audience of faculty and students in the Faculty of Political Science at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand on July 9. The topic of the presentation was the Theory and Practice of Assessing Fiscal Sustainability. Dr. Arwi Kriz provided translation for the remarks. After presenting for approximately one hour, outlining the theory of fiscal sustainability and highlighting two recently completed projects on the topic, Dr.

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Dr. Kenneth Kriz Presents Economic Outlook at Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce Annual Conference

Dr. Kenneth Kriz Presents Economic Outlook at Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce Annual Conference

Dr. Kriz presented an economic outlook for the nation, for the 3-state Iowa-Illinois-Missouri region, and the local Quad Cities economy. His presentation highlighted that while the national and regional economy has slowed, there was not a high likelihood of the economy tipping into recession in the near future. For the Quad Cities region, Dr.

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Dr. Kenneth Kriz Presents Research on Behavioral Public Finance and Economics at 2019 International Conference: Experimental Research in Public Management

Dr. Kenneth Kriz Presents Research on Behavioral Public Finance and Economics at 2019 International Conference: Experimental Research in Public Management

The conference, hosted by the KDI School of Public Policy and Management in Seoul, Republic of Korea, featured experts on behavioral public administration, public policy, and public finance from major universities throughout the United States. Dr.

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