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Illinois Action for Children presented The 2014 Sylvia Cotton Founder's Award to Associate Professor Julia Henly on Friday, October 17, 2014 at their annual Gala at the Art...

Audio and Transcript, WBEZ (October 17, 2014)

The health problems facing rural and urban poor in Illinois

Article, Chicago Sun-Times (October 15, 2014)

White students no longer majority...

Article, New Republic (October 8, 2014)

This Woman Will Take Her Own Life November 1.  Our...

Article, MSNBC (October 6, 2014)

How Obamacare could reduce crime and incarceration

The Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) will present the Distinguished Career Achievement Award to Professor Mark Courtney at its annual conference, January, 14-18, 2015, in New Orleans, LA. 

Recipients of the Distinguished...

Article, CBS News (September 26, 2014)

For some Starbucks workers, job leaves bitter taste

A Voice from the Field

Nikel Bailey

Nikel Bailey, AM '12

"I've been able to achieve my accomplishments by not just waiting for things to come to me. Seek and ye shall find," says Nikel Bailey, AM '12.