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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

Max Beshers

Max Beshers, AM '14

“I’ve learned that research is a lot of work and it takes a long time to do. From the protocol, to developing instruments, to recruiting participants. This has been a real eye-opener. But all of this hard work [for Project READY] is gratifying as this research is important. It will help inform those of us who are clinicians. And it’s going to save lives.”