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
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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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
For his groundbreaking research on social media and youth violence prevention, Assistant Professor Desmond U. Patton has received the 2018 Deborah K. Padgett Early Career Achievement Award from the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR). "This is truly a
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
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