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,
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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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
Dear Columbia School of Social Work Community: Last week, Herbert and Doris Wechsler Clinical Professor of Law Suzanne Goldberg, acting in her capacity as Columbia's executive vice president for university life, issued a statement reaffirming the University's commitment to supporting
Adolescent drug use may be a universal problem, but its gendered aspects have been chronically under-explored. For more than a decade, rates of drug use among eighth-grade girls have equaled or outpaced those of their male counterparts. As girls mature,
Columbia School of Social Work Assistant Professor Desmond U. Patton has been named as a 2017–18 fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Researchers at the Berkman Klein Center study the development of cyberspace