The Columbia School of Social Work mourns the loss of Dr. Vera Shlakman, a distinguished professor emerita who passed away in November at the age of 108. A celebrated economist who overcame political persecution to return to teaching, she will
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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The Columbia Population Research Center of the School of Social Work and Mailman School of Public Health, in partnership with the Urban and Social Policy Concentration of the School of International and Public Affairs, announce an event: “Cities Matter: The
By Nabila El-Bassel The advent of World AIDS Day on December 1st provides a chance to reflect on how far we've come in combatting HIV/AIDS since the world’s first cases were reported over thirty-five years ago—and how far we still
As the inescapability of social media erodes the boundary between public and private spheres, law enforcement faces new questions about online surveillance. Almost all police agencies use social media for criminal investigations. But when police track activity on Facebook, Instagram,
Youth justice reformer and innovator Vincent Schiraldi will be joining the Columbia School of Social Work in October 2017 as a Senior Research Scientist. Widely known for his work in changing practices and policies in juvenile justice and probation, Mr. Schiraldi
This article first appeared in the Planned Giving section of Giving to Columbia. It is reposted here with the Office of Planned Giving's permission. A wish and a dream Born in Beijing, China, Marian Chuan '57SW and her twin sister