- Teacher’s Journey: Over his career, Stanley McCracken has connected research with practice to teach mental health and substance abuse treatment.
- Called to Testify: Legislative hearings give researchers an opportunity to shape decision-making.
- System of Support: With research in hand, Deborah Gorman-Smith is leading the field of violence prevention by helping families and children.
- Viewpoint from the Dean: Momentum and Energy
- Conversation: Deep Inside Health Care Reform
- Head of the Class: Chicago Public Schools is expanding the reach of International Baccalaureate high school programs after a study shows how well they serve low-income students.
- Revolutionary Music: Exploring the cultural ramifications of Sun Ra’s avant-garde jazz and fantastical cosmology.
- Risky Behavior: A study shows peer pressure affects multi-racial youth the same as other teens.
- Inside Social Service Review
- Work and Happiness: Despite a slew of troubles, more single mothers say they are happier today.
- The New Philanthropy: Wealthy young progressives are organizing around an innovative model for advancing social justice.
- Support Network: With child support, contact with the father may be as important as the dollars.
- Distinguished Alumni - Demanding Change: Rachel Durchslag is the winner of SSA’s 2012 Butler Award for her groundbreaking work to transform how we view prostitution and protect its victims.
- Behind the Numbers - Silent Gunshots: 30,000: number of gun murders in America annually. Massacres make the headlines, but we’re missing the steady effect of gun violence in communities across the country.