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Empathy Bootcamp: Small Gestures Can Have a Big Impact

An evidence-based continuing education workshop offers do’s and dont’s for supporting others in a crisis. When my friend Clara was…

March 15 @ 5:43 pm

“People, Not Power”: Alum Announces Mount Vernon, NY, Mayoral Bid

Emphasizing youth development, community building, and housing, Delia Farquharson (MSW’09) feels ready to lead her city. A city of 68,000…

March 12 @ 9:31 pm

Vincent Schiraldi Interviewed in New Criminal Justice Reform Documentary

Senior Research Scientist Vincent Schiraldi shares his expertise on mass incarceration and juvenile justice in a just-released short documentary: After…

March 7 @ 6:13 pm

Social Work Faculty/Staff Team Presenting at CTL Symposium

The School of Social Work is proud to announce that a faculty/staff team from the school will participate in next…

March 7 @ 3:53 pm

Professor’s Online Memorial Draws Plaudits for Innovation

The School’s online memorial gathering for the late Prof. Steven Schinke is featured in the February 26, 2019, issue of…

February 28 @ 5:28 pm

Turning Racism Awareness into Action

As Black History Month draws to a close, we check in with Professor Courtney Cogburn and her innovative research project…

February 28 @ 4:28 pm

Alumna Sheila Oliver, First Woman of Color Elected to Statewide Office in NJ, to Serve as Graduation Speaker

The Columbia University School of Social Work has announced that New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Sheila Y. Oliver will serve as…

February 21 @ 8:37 pm

Desmond Patton Named to Presidential Leadership Scholars

Associate Professor and SAFElab founder Desmond Upton Patton is one of 60 leaders from across the non-profit, military, public, and private…

February 15 @ 7:43 pm

Qin Gao’s Carnegie Council Interview One of 2018’s Most Popular

Highlights from Dr. Qin Gao’s interview on poverty reduction and social welfare in China ranked among the Carnegie Council for…

February 14 @ 8:13 pm

School of Social Work Launches MOOC on Social Policy, Its First

When public policy courses are taught at universities in the United States, programs that involve caring for citizens’ welfare typically…

February 8 @ 7:10 pm

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