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CBS, Video and article, February 9, 2012
Chicago Police Superintent Garry McCarthy comments about the proposed legislation...

Op-ed, Chicago Tribune, (February 8, 2012)
Assistant Professor Jennifer Mosley addresses the issue of non-profit...

Op-Ed from the STI/HIV Intervention Network

Alida Bouris and Matthew Epperson
Assistant Professors, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration


Paul Gitlin, a beloved teacher and associate professor emeritus at the School of Social Service Administration, died January 23. He was 85. 


Blog Post, Lawrenceville (GA) Patch (January 18, 2012)

SSA Alumna Katha Blackwell, AM '07, writes for a column "Parent Patch," that appears in the...

Article, Chicago Tribune (January 22, 2012)

Associate Professor Evelyn Brodkin comments on the importance of...

SSA student and Field Instructor working with a third grader

For researchers at the School of Social Service Administration, improving child welfare requires more than helping children under the care of government protection agencies. They also are studying innovative ways to prevent problems such as...

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Skylar Cole

Skylar Cole, AM ’14

Cole has quickly advanced to a leadership role that includes training staff and supervising social work interns. She developed a professional development plan that emulates what she learned at SSA regarding policies, practices, and perspectives. She also believes that SSA prepared her very well to work on teams, both professionally and in the community.