Student Work

Every year, students in our programs create insightful capstone projects and theses. An example of some of these can be found below.

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Socio-economic efficacy of Mahila Bazaar

A MUP capstone thesis written by Swati Rastogi with assistance by her adviser Dr. Marc Doussard. Swati's work was featured by Illinois News Bureau's Research News, February 13, 2020. Her thesis can be found here.

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Poster of Pio Ibrahim's work

99 ways to take back your city

MUP student, Pio Ibrahim, created this online book publication for his capstone project in 2020. He worked with adviser, Dr. Faranak Miraftab, on the project. His project can be found here.

Poster of Pio Ibrahim's work
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Transportation equity project prioritization criteria

Agustina Krapp's MUP capstone project was published by APA Planning Advisory Service (PAS) in a March/April 2020 memo. Her capstone, advised by Dr. Jesus Barajas, was also awarded the best capstone project for the class of 2020. You can read her capstone here.

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Reinvigorating the historic East Bayfront

Tessa Ferraro's 2019 capstone project looks at the historic East Bayfront area in Erie Pennsylvania. Her project was advised by Dr. Andrew Greenlee and can be foundĀ here.

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