National Institute of Justice Grant Awarded to Begun Center for Evaluation of Opioid Overdose Protocol

October 11, 2017 / No Comments

Streamlining investigations and prosecutions of opiate dealers is goal of three-year U.S. Department of Justice-funded research Seeking faster indictments and prosecutions of drug dealers after opioid overdose deaths and a better understanding of non-fatal overdoses, researchers at the Begun Cent...

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Mark Fleisher’s ‘Living Black: Social Life in an African American Neighborhood’ named among the Chicago Book Review’s best books of 2015

February 24, 2016 / No Comments

The Chicago Book Review has named Mark Fleisher’s ‘Living Black: Social Life in an African American Neighborhood’ as one of the best books of 2015. Published by the University of Wisconsin Press, the book provides a perspective into the day-to-day world of the historic North End...

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Mark Fleisher’s New Book Explores Life in a Poor African-American Community

January 12, 2016 / No Comments

Mark Fleisher does not shy away from some of the harshest environs posing some of society’s greatest challenges, be they in the darkest recesses of prison or the streets and hovels that house street criminals or runaways and gang kids. The renowned researcher and author has made a career of focus...

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