Associate Professor Heidi Allen will receive the Social Policy Researcher Award from the Society for Social Work and Research at its 2019 annual conference, January 16–20, in San Francisco. The award honors social work researchers who have made outstanding contributions
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.
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Policy-track MSW students are a special breed. Not content to learn only direct-practice skills with clients, they spend a whole year immersed in data and policy analysis and the nuts and bolts of advocacy. And many of them dream of
By Elwin Wu Do you remember the first time you saw a man and a woman kiss? Most young adults do when I ask them. Usually they were quite young, under 10. Maybe they saw their parents kiss or a
Since Dean Garfinkel composed this message, an anti-Semitic act took place closer to home. On November 28, 2018, an act of vandalism was committed against a Jewish faculty member at Teacher's College. To the sentiments expressed below, Dean Garfinkel has
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