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YVLifeSet boosted earnings by 17%; decreased homelessness by 22%
SSA shares ideas with Chinese university colleagues about curriculum, field education.
SSA alumni face many familiar issues when working overseas, but it’s the cultural, structural and administrative differences that really test their abilities
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.
“We want to bring in the best and brightest and prepare them for careers of service."
"Students are exposed to a wide variety of academic and professional opportunities at SSA and these diverse experiences and world views help to inform decisions about our personal and career trajectories."
Crime Lab found that Chicago confiscates significantly more guns than LA or NYC
SSA students among Social New Venture Challenge finalists: SLAP’D and Strawvival
Virginia Parks: Study looks at union participation in Illinois
Harold Pollack discusses recent biker gang shootout in Waco, Texas
Op-ed cites SAFE Children, co-founded by Deborah Gorman-Smith, to get parents more involved with children's education
Jens Ludwig comments on the newest Moving To Opportunity study
Jens Ludwig: larger portion of paycheck for lower and middle-income consumers goes toward rent
Joy Ippolito, AM '05: Alumna’s research helps guide local educators
Susan Lambert: 41 percent of early-career hourly workers are scheduled a week or less in advance
Jens Ludwig: U.S. Spends More on Homeowner Subsidies Than on Affordable Housing
Waldo Johnson, Jr. and Eddie Bocanegra discuss controversy surrounding title of movie Chiraq
Julia Henly presented Dean's Lecture at UTexas-San Antonio College of Public Policy
Susan Lambert and Julia Henly find child care benefits can be lost if a worker’s hours are decreased
Jens Ludwig argues that policymakers should consider the financial impact of declining prison population
Matthew Epperson: Reducing Illinois prison population is a marathon, not a sprint
May 29, 11:00 AM: A Tribute to Michael R. Sosin
May 30, 8:10 AM: Student Alumni Lunch and Learn
May 30, 4:00 PM: Passing the Torch SSA Student Event
Jun 1, 12:00 PM: Financial Literacy Workshop
Jun 2, 12:00 PM: Student Loan Administration
Jun 2, 5:30 PM: GPHAP Reception
Jun 3, 12:00 PM: Getting to Work
Jun 3, 12:30 PM: Ehekapahtinime Workshop
Jun 3, 3:00 PM: SSA Faculty Meeting
Jun 4, 12:00 PM: Doctoral Workshops
Jun 4, 5:00 PM: Trauma and Resilience in Cross Cultural Practice -Town Hall Meeting
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