Fundamental changes to the safety net have impacted how it shields families from the Great Recession
Mark Courtney’s research paved the way for letting youth stay in foster care until they’re 21. Now he wants to find out how to make the most of those extra years.
A report on how “noncognitive factors” impact adolescents’ success in school fuels the movement to prepare students to learn
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 Deborah Gorman-Smith: To Sever Violent Crime, Support Families
Associate Professor Susan Lambert was interviewed for the NPR’s Morning Edition story, “More Employees Agree to Fragmented Hours to Get Work.”
Author responds to article co-authored by Prof. Harold Pollack, which defends the potential of the Affordable Care Act
Professor Harold Pollack defends the Affordable Care Act, argues that partisan politics have hindered its reputation
UChicago Crime Lab study shows that a coach-mentor can decrease youth crime by 44 percent
Assoc. Prof. Susan Lambert shows that most U.S. employees are not given holiday pay for working on Thanksgiving
UChicago Crime Lab Exec. Dir. Ander says juvenile justice reform faces obstacles
UChicago Crime Lab analysis shows gun offenders sent to boot camp more likely to be arrested for violent crimes
Susan Lambert discusses minimum wage workers being on call
Associate Professor Scott Allard says efforts by Lake County should serve as social service model for struggling suburban communities
Crime Lab, Urban Education Lab to partner on research illuminating the effects of important poverty policies
Professor Harold Pollack analyzes public perception of Affordable Care Act
Professor Jens Ludwig explains how interventions help improve behavior of Chicago students
Professor Harold Pollack doubts disability benefits are taking workers out of the workforce
Crime Lab assessment of proposed gun policy argues that mandatory sentencing would prevent thousands of crimes
Dec 4, 6:00 PM: SSA Latino Alumni Committee Meeting
Dec 5, 12:00 PM: Doctoral Theory Workshop
Dec 5, 4:30 PM: AASA Student/Alumni Holiday Hot Chocolate Social
Dec 6, 9:00 AM: Field Work Evaluations Due to Field Consultant
Dec 6, 12:00 PM: Ford Scholar Seminar Series
Dec 6, 1:00 PM: Grant Writing Workshop
Dec 6, 6:00 PM: Paragon III: Everlasting Fame. A World AIDS Day Mini-Ball Deluxe
Dec 12, 4:30 PM: SSA Annual Holiday Party
Dec 13, 8:30 AM: Field Work Ends
Dec 13, 12:00 PM: Ford Scholar Seminar Series
Dec 13, 3:00 PM: Autumn Quarter Convocation
Dec 14, 10:00 AM: Master's Information Session
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