We are now in the last full week of February, and at Columbia University—and New York City at large—there remain many opportunities to commemorate this year's Black History Month. Here are five suggestions: 1) Read about the new Columbia and
A research project for our Social Intervention Group ran a successful #loveanywhere campaign in Harlem to show support for LGBT equality.
Faculty member Desmond Patton (right) collaborates with a director at Columbia's Data Science Institute on a project using data science to prevent gang violence.
The Master of Science degree program in Social Work (M.S.W.) offers an innovative curriculum for online students or on campus in NYC….
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Students at a graduate school of social work spend more time engaged in the world outside the classroom than their counterparts in other professional schools such as law, business, public health, or international affairs. At Columbia University, graduate-level social work
In an online event held on January 30, 2017, CSSW alumna and adjunct faculty member Amelia Ortega and full-time faculty member Beth Counselman-Carpenter held a discussion of the impact, both actual and potential, of technology on clinical social work practice.
By Irv Garfinkel, Interim Dean We live in troubled times. As we cope, it is useful to keep in mind this is not the first time. Think about how people must have felt when facing American slavery, the Civil War,
Columbia School of Social Work professors Dr. Nabila El-Bassel and Dr. Neeraj Kaushal recently traveled to Jordan as a preliminary step in setting up a multidisciplinary, University-wide project that seeks to identify the needs of Syrian refugees in the areas of
In an online event held on December 16, 2016, Columbia School of Social Work (CSSW) student Nick Baitoo (MSW'17) and John Robertson, a professor of policy and advocacy, discussed the challenges social workers and their clients may face as a