Suburban poverty is on the rise, and with it comes a unique set of problems and opportunities.
SSA’s doctoral students are producing rigorous, original research—just like graduates have been doing for nearly 100 years.
A number of new substance abuse treatment methods rethink how counselors help clients move to sobriety.
We challenge our students to dig deeper to understand the root causes and human costs of social problems.
SSA has defined how the world understands the field of social work and the problems it addresses.
SSA's approach is interdisciplinary and intellectually pluralistic.
At SSA, practice and policy are complementary.
Professor Jens Ludwig comments on long-term analysis of Moving to Opportunity study
Harold Pollack says Republicans' proposed policies would aggravate the program deficits
Marshaun Bacon, AM '09 is interviewed about the benefits of the B.A.M. program
Professor Dexter Voisin discusses the importance of mentorship for minority adolescents
Virginia Parks finds that African Americans in Chicago have longer average commute times
UChicago Crime Lab, led by Jens Ludwig, awarded $1 million
SSA symposium traces problems faced by black young men
Young Black Men Suffer from High Rates of Depression
Black Young Men in America Symposium explored challenges; possible solutions
New Book by Camille Farrington
Virginia Parks is interviewed by NY Times for Cities of the Present, Cities of the Future
Virginia Parks: Longer commutes disadvantage African-American workers
Waldo E. Johnson, Jr. says too many black boys are being robbed of their boyhood
Coming together to support the young
University of Chicago ranks 16th on list of universities with most Peace Corp alumni
Mar 7, 12:00 PM: Ford Scholar Seminar Series
Mar 8, 10:00 AM: Quest Strengths
Mar 10, 12:00 PM: SSA 302-03
Mar 10, 12:00 PM: SSA 302-02
Mar 10, 4:30 PM: Ybarra Open House-Final Paper
Mar 11, 4:30 PM: Trauma Center Meeting
Mar 13, 12:00 PM: Doctoral Teaching Workshop
Mar 13, 5:00 PM: Spring Break Kick-Off
Mar 14, 9:00 AM: Field Work Evaluations Due to Field Consultant
Mar 14, 9:00 AM: SSA 302-02
Mar 14, 12:00 PM: Ford Scholar Seminar Series
Mar 21, 12:00 PM: Ford Scholar Seminar Series
Mar 21, 3:00 PM: Winter Quarter Convocation
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