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Cooper-GibsonShawna Cooper-Gibson will be joining the University of Chicago School of Social...

Article, The Chicago Tribune (June 23, 2016)

Betty Butler, U. of C. professor and social worker, dies at 97...

Opinion, The Century Foundation (June 14, 2016)

“Another Mass Shooting: What Can Be Done?”

Newest Class of Schweitzer Fellows To Launch Ambitious Projects in Vulnerable Chicago Communities

Chicago, Ill., June 9, 2016 – University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration students Emily Cull and ...

Three dear friends of SSA have passed away recently: Elizabeth "Betty" Butler, Nancy Johnstone, and Janet Kohrman.


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Article, The New York Times (May 27, 2016)

"Chicago’s Murder Problem"

UChicago SSA Professor Jens Ludwig explains...

Article, New York Magazine (May 24, 2016)

"Creating Medicare for All Isn’t As Easy As It Sounds"

Alumni Spotlight

Kathleen Valadez, AM ’16

Kathleen Valadez, AM ’16

"SSA is so special because it gives you access to much more than a classroom. You can become part of groundbreaking research, participate in important advocacy work in communities organizing for social justice, or collaborate with students across campus on interdisciplinary projects."