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What We Know—and Don’t Know—about Paid Family Care Leave

Professor Jane Waldfogel and public health student Emma Liebman locate a missing piece in the U.S. social insurance system. Though…

June 24 @ 9:42 pm

Michael Friedman & Camille Alleyne: What Does the First Step Act Do for People with Mental Illness?

Adjunct professor teams up with MSW student to assess the impact of landmark criminal justice reform on justice-involved people with…

June 24 @ 8:27 pm

Creating Sustainable Mobility from Poverty

The fifth annual New Frontiers in Poverty Research conference featured a keynote by Wes Moore, innovative policy proposals such as…

June 13 @ 10:08 pm

Center on Poverty and Social Policy Releases Joint Report on Impacts of a National Jobs Program

Co-authored with Georgetown University’s Center on Poverty and Inequality, the report explores a federally subsidized approach to combating poverty that…

June 11 @ 6:34 pm

Caucus Graduation Ceremony Speakers Inspire Class of 2019

Each year, several student caucuses at the Columbia School of Social Work host affiliate graduation ceremonies in addition to the…

June 5 @ 4:54 pm

Heidi Allen on American Healthcare and the People Left Behind

The School of Social Work professor has seen some of the worst inequalities in American healthcare up close and is…

June 3 @ 8:16 pm

Launch of New Social Work Minor: Emerging Technology, Media, and Society (EMS)

The Columbia School of Social Work has announced a new minor for social work students: Emerging Technology, Media, and Society…

June 3 @ 2:07 pm

In 2019 Graduation Keynote, Alumna Sheila Oliver Urges Graduates to Be a Voice for the Voiceless

The following is the text of the keynote delivered by alumna Sheila Oliver, New Jersey Lieutenant Governor, at the School…

May 30 @ 5:33 pm

Desmond Patton’s Work Featured on A&E’s “Secret Life of a Gang Girl: The Untold Story”

The episode examines the life and death of gang member Gakirah Barnes, who had been a subject of Patton’s research….

May 20 @ 10:29 pm

Looking Forward, Looking Back: Professors Marion Riedel and Barbara Simon Retire

Two full-time faculty members are (at least formally) retiring from teaching at the end of this year. Associate Professor of…

May 16 @ 4:20 pm

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