The Columbia School of Social Work has announced that Dr. Charles E. Lewis Jr. will deliver the keynote address at its 2018 graduation ceremony. A former staffer on Capitol Hill and a doctoral alumnus of the School, Dr. Lewis is
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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At the start of this decade, four young undocumented immigrants were determined to make the DREAM Act come true for their generation. First introduced in 2001, the DREAM (short for Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors) Act offers legal
On March 28, 2018, retired Associate Professor Agnes A. Louard died peacefully at her home in New York City at the age of 96. Professor Louard enjoyed an extraordinary career as a social work practitioner and mentor, and was a
In September of last year, Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico as a Category 5 hurricane, the worst natural disaster on record to hit this U.S. territory. Wind, rain, flooding, and mudslides largely destroyed the island's electrical grid, flattened farms, and
Mounting evidence suggests a possible link between threats of violence on social media and real-world retaliations, fights, and shootings. In his research at the Columbia School of Social Work, Assistant Professor Desmond U. Patton has been working in collaboration with
The Geriatric Mental Health Alliance of New York has released an updated book of easy-to-use demographic and epidemiological data related to geriatric mental health, which is available for download here: Geriatric Mental Health: Demographic & Epidemiological Data (PDF: 53 pages).