The Columbia School of Social Work would like to congratulate Associate Professor Louisa Gilbert on being granted tenure at Columbia University. Dr. Gilbert is a leading researcher on interventions for gender-based violence, substance use, and HIV among women in the
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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For alumna Donna Rosenthal, MSW ’67, giving back was never an afterthought—it was a way of life. This belief guided her throughout her career at government agencies and in leadership roles in local and national nonprofits. It was also the
This year, 110 years after its founding, International Women’s Day announced the theme of Press for Progress, with the goal of “motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive.” It’s a beautiful beacon.
Jane Waldfogel, the Compton Foundation Centennial Professor of Social Work for the Prevention of Children’s and Youth Problems (see bio), has been named the 2018 Margaret Mead Fellow at the American Academy of Political & Social Science (AAPSS). A faculty
In the year 2017, Columbia University's School of Social Work delivered over 35 faculty- and student-organized events using a variety of tools: Livestream, Facebook LIVE, and Adobe Connect. Many people—typically, hundreds for each event—took advantage of the opportunity to participate
By Chris Hughes The current debate about how a guaranteed income might work in the United States is just the most recent chapter of a conversation that has ebbed and flowed for over 60 years. Many of the idea’s earliest