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New Poverty Center Report Calls on States to Take Action on Child Tax Credits

The new report co-authored with the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy shows how state-level Child Tax Credits could substantially…

April 18 @ 9:08 pm

Columbia University’s School of Social Work Is Awarded $86 Million Grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to Reduce Opioid Deaths in New York State

Columbia’s School of Social Work, along with partner universities, will work in 15 counties across New York State to address…

April 18 @ 5:31 pm

The Role of Sleep in Health Disparities

A good night’s sleep is a luxury for all of us, but according Dr. Carmela Alcántara’s research, it is even…

April 16 @ 6:35 pm

Launch of Youth Correctional Leaders for Justice Featured in “The Nation”

The new initiative by Columbia’s Justice Lab is intended to help municipalities close youth prisons. On Wednesday, April 10, the…

April 9 @ 11:09 pm

Nabila El-Bassel Named University Professor, Columbia’s Highest Academic Honor

Dr. El-Bassel becomes first faculty member from the School of Social Work to receive the distinction. On April 8, President…

April 8 @ 6:41 pm

Interim Dean Garfinkel Contributes to Study on Slashing Child Poverty

In a new National Academies report, Interim Dean Irwin Garfinkel and colleagues identify the most effective policy means for reducing…

April 4 @ 9:06 pm

Michael Friedman: World Events as Mental Health Aggravators

In MedPage Today, the host of Social Work LIVE examines recent findings that smartphones and social media are negatively impacting…

April 4 @ 5:35 pm

It Takes Two to Combat HIV Transmission

A new study from Columbia University’s Social Intervention Group confirms the success of couple-based intervention in reducing risky sexual behaviors…

April 4 @ 3:17 pm

Jane Waldfogel Delivers Expert Testimony to Congress

Addressing the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support, Dr. Waldfogel called on Congress to update paid…

March 29 @ 9:00 am

Nabila El-Bassel and Team Receive Elton John AIDS Foundation Funding

The Global Health Research Center of Central Asia (GHRCCA), headed by Dr. Nabila El-Bassel (bio), was awarded funding from the…

March 28 @ 8:08 pm