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Article, Al Jazeera America (January 11, 2016)

"Lax gun laws in Indiana...

Leading Experts to Address “Smart Decarceration” in America
as Part of the Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative

The United States has the world’s largest proportion of people behind bars, resulting...

Article, The Trace (January 6, 2016)

"Chicago Criminals’ Favorite Gunmakers: A Visual Ranking"

Article, The Guardian (January 5, 2015)

"Gun sales in the US: how many are...

A Review of Pollack's book, The Index Card
Review, Publisher's Weekly (November 23, 2015)...

Article, Los Angeles Times (January 4, 2016)

Yes, Obamacare is in dire need of...

Article, WBEZ (January 1, 2015)
“Chicago Homicides Up During...

Audio, Slate (December 26, 2015)

“The Stay Healthy Edition: Slate Money...

Article, Vox (December 16, 2015)

How one renegade country could unravel America's war on drugs

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.”