Education & Social Service

Fall/87

An excerpt from The Truly Disadvantaged: The Inner City, the Underclass, and Public Policy, by arrangement with the University of Chicago Press. ©1987, the University of Chicago Press. All rights reserved.

Fall/87

Sociologist William Julius Wilson sets forth to help the truly disadvantaged.
Mar–Apr/14

A program to reduce the financial and psychological obstacles to the college application process makes an impact in its first year.

Mar–Apr/14

Leon and Amy Kass develop an online curriculum that inspires insight into the national soul.

02.25.2014

Anne Ford, AM’99, talks to people who are hungry for more than food.
Jan–Feb/14

Earl Shorris, EX’54, established a free humanities course to help impoverished adults escape the “surround of force” that restricts their lives.

Jan–Feb/14

A new leader brings policy-world experience to Chapin Hall’s vital research on families’ well-being.

11.07.2013

Many questions, few answers about the Common Core.

Sept–Oct/13

UChicago dips a toe into long-distance learning with its first two online course offerings.
Sept–Oct/13

Davida Williams, AM’82, helps foster families navigate trauma and find trust.

May–June/13

Three alumni develop an online platform to streamline the path to publication.

May–June/13

Janice Guzon, ’14, will never see perfectly, but she’s focused on helping others.