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Prof. Ruha Benjamin Calls on Class of 2020 to Become “Champions of the Social Contract”

The following is the text of the graduation keynote delivered by Professor Ruha Benjamin at a virtual commencement held by…

May 21 @ 9:34 pm

Amid Pandemic, Dean Begg Tells Class of 2020: “You are our hope”

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

May 21 @ 2:45 pm

Join Us in Congratulating Class of 2020 Grads!

When Columbia University announced in March that classes would be going online, many of the School of Social Work’s degree…

May 18 @ 5:43 pm

Social Work Joins with Public Health to Frame a Response to COVID-19 Stigma and Racism

Interdisciplinary social work and public health panel addresses the long and unfortunate history of discriminatory behaviors, actions, and policies in…

May 13 @ 9:39 pm

Ruha Benjamin, Princeton Sociologist and Leading Thinker on Race and Technology, Will Be 2020 Graduation Speaker

The Columbia School of Social Work has announced that Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University…

May 9 @ 1:38 am

Professors’ Ideas for Making the Most of Teaching Online

Left to right: Adjunct lecturers Maria Astudillo and Martin Englisher; full-time lecturer Amy Kapadia-Little; and Assistant Professor Samantha Winter. With…

May 5 @ 9:19 pm

During Pandemic, In-House Expertise Anchors Faculty New to Teaching Online

Kristin Garay and Johanna Creswell Báez of the School of Social Work’s Online Campus welcome instructors to a special webinar…

April 24 @ 4:55 pm

The Case for Smarter Parole in New York

WATCH FULL SHOW (35-minute listen) | COVID-19 PLAYLIST | EDITED TRANSCRIPT | RESOURCES In the 3/18/20 episode of Social Impact…

April 15 @ 10:33 pm

In Honor of CSSW Student Susan Chuang

We have created this page for sharing memories of MSW student Susan Chuang along with supportive words for Susan’s family…

April 7 @ 9:24 pm

Days of Remote Possibility

Over the past two weeks, the novel coronavirus has reshaped life as we know it at Columbia University. I hope…

March 20 @ 7:40 pm