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Article, Policy Mic (December 5, 2014)

One State Is Using Drug Testing to Keep Poor People From...

Article, Washington Post (December 5, 2014)

Why it’s rare for someone like...

Article, alternet.org (December 4, 2014)

How Workers in One City Won the Fight Against Too Few Hours on Too...

Article, Business Insider (December 2, 2014)

Article cites study co-authored by Prof. Jens Ludwig, which found that...

Article, Chicago Tribune (November 25, 2014)

Umoja strives to give high school kids a leg up

SSA alumnus...

Michael R. Sosin 1950-2014

Michael Sosin, the Emily Klein Gidwitz Professor at SSA, passed away on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 after an extended illness. He was 64.


Michael served on the faculty at...

Article, The Atlantic (November 25, 2014)

When Raising the Minimum Wage Isn't...

Alumni Spotlight

Silvia Acosta

Silvia L. Acosta, AM '14

“I chose SSA because of its reputation as one of the top programs in the nation. I was attracted to the idea of being intellectually challenged by renowned faculty and classmates in discussionbased lectures. Additionally, I saw that the comprehensive curriculum offered a balanced approach, encompassing both macro and micro training in social work.”