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Nabila El-Bassel Receives Faculty Mentorship Award from Columbia Provost

Nabila El-Bassel, University Professor and Willma and Albert Musher Professor of Social Work, has received a 2021 Faculty Mentoring Award…

May 13 @ 11:19 pm

Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller Tells Class of 2021: “More than a profession, you’ve chosen justice”

The following is the text of the keynote address delivered by Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller at a virtual commencement held…

May 11 @ 4:34 pm

Dean Begg to Class of 2021: “At the toughest times, think back to today and take pride in what you have accomplished”

The following is the text of the opening remarks delivered by Dean Melissa Begg at a virtual commencement held by…

May 11 @ 4:33 pm

Advancing Social Work and Public Health in the Global South: An Expert Perspective

Social development projects in Africa require long-term engagement with communities on the ground, says Dr. Fred Ssewamala. On April 5,…

May 11 @ 4:29 pm

Meet MSW Student Etsegenet Kedir Mohammed

Etsegenet Kedir Mohammed shares her ambitions in the social work field and also offers some facts about her homeland, Ethiopia….

May 7 @ 5:06 pm

Reimagining Collaboration in Mental Health, Societal Bias and Black Communities With Microsoft

CSSW Professor Desmond Upton Patton works with the tech giant to shape new AI strategies that take into account the…

May 5 @ 1:07 pm

Students Set Up First Columbia University Chapter of the Association of Black Social Workers

Open to any person of African ancestry across the University, the chapter will focus on the social welfare needs of…

May 3 @ 11:09 pm

2021 GOLDSON LECTURE: The Promise of Prevention Science in Addressing Early Childhood Adversity

Prolonged trauma in early childhood can be devastating, but there is also a window of opportunity for interventions, says Dr….

May 3 @ 6:52 pm

Reactions to the Derek Chauvin Verdict by Two CSSW Professors

Two of our professors, Carmela Alcántara and Courtney Cogburn, contributed to an “In Brief” feature on Columbia News, Reactions to…

April 23 @ 9:36 pm

COVID Poses New Challenges for the Field of Addiction Treatment, But Lowers Barriers for Treatment Options

In this post for our special series on social work research during and after COVID, the HEALing Communities Study and…

April 23 @ 7:26 pm

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