The killing of 11 Jewish congregants in a synagogue in Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, last Saturday is but the latest deadly expression of hate in our country. Just in the last week, on Wednesday, two black people were killed at a
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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Whether it is online publications such as Quartz, Vice, BuzzfeedNews, or Vox, or more traditional news media such as CNN, Fox News, NPR, and the New York Times, social workers should know how to utilize major media platforms, and workshops
by Abigail Forget This article originally appeared in The Low Down, an online publication of the Columbia Alumni Association, and is republished here with their permission. At age 40, Mel Schwartz '94SW wanted more meaning and purpose in his life. "Many years
The Columbia School of Social Work congratulates Associate Professor Desmond Upton Patton for being awarded tenure at Columbia University. Dr. Patton examines pathways to violence, both online and offline, among low-income young people of color. He is the founding director
As a social worker, you’ll be tempted to make your clients and their needs your top priority in life. But as seasoned social workers will tell you, you can’t care for others properly if you don’t take care of yourself.
The Columbia School of Social Work congratulates three faculty members who have been promoted by the Trustees of Columbia University to full professorships: Craig Schwalbe, Susan Witte, and Elwin Wu. With over a decade of experience in direct practice and social