Using science to accelerate social good

Over the years, our faculty and researchers have achieved national recognition for research funding, scholarly productivity and social impact. David Takeuchi, associate dean for faculty excellence, and Rona Levy, associate dean for research, play key roles in fostering this climate of innovation. Together, they continue the School's tradition of high-impact scholarship as they search for ways to enable faculty, researchers and doctoral students to establish new research programs and creatively expand into new areas of scholarship.

Firearm safety outreach success

Talking to people in community settings, such as gun shows, about suicide prevention and the risks of unsecured firearms can lead to behavior change, finds a study led by social work associate professor and Forefront director Jennifer Stuber. 

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Police stops impact Black youth

A new study, co-authored by social work professor Kevin Haggerty, spotlights significant disparities in the rate of arrests between Black and white young adults who had prior police encounters as middle school students.

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