Education & Social Service


Gabby Wimer, Elizabeth Frank, and Joyce Lu, all AB’16, are building MealFlour, a social enterprise centered on mealworms, from the ground up.


While high-quality educational programming can complement more comprehensive early childhood development interventions, it shouldn’t be a substitute.

Spring 2014

UChicago Careers in Education Professions gets College students out of the classroom and into … the classroom.

Alexa Martin, AB’04, raises money to combat the Internet access disparity in the city of Chicago.


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.

Sociologist William Julius Wilson sets forth to help the truly disadvantaged.


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


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


Anne Ford, AM’99, talks to people who are hungry for more than food.


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


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