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New Research Links Medicaid Expansion to Lower Maternal Mortality

According to a new study by a CSSW doctoral candidate, a major part of the Affordable Care Act—the expansion of…

September 28 @ 8:29 pm

Provost Office Awards to Advance School’s Anti-Racist Curriculum

Three CSSW instructors successfully competed for educational grants that will engage MSW students and the entire School more deeply in…

July 29 @ 10:19 pm

Yamile Martí Appointed Professor of Professional Practice

Yamile Martí (center) discusses inclusive services at a panel for Ending Violence Against Children, sponsored by Mt. Sinai Adolescent Health…

July 1 @ 3:56 pm

University, School & Affinity Groups Celebrate Class of 2020 Virtually

The list of those who made graduation 2020 special is long and includes (top row, left to right) Melissa Begg,…

June 22 @ 9:16 pm

With COVID-19 Grant, Students Launch Program to Ease Social Isolation Among Washington Heights Seniors

Left to right: Daniella Spencer-Laitt (MSW’20), Amanda Weiss (CC’17, MSW’20) and Jennifer Strauss (CC’16), founders of WH Senior Link. Want…

May 29 @ 7:56 pm

Two Thousand Masks Arrive at the Social Work Building, a Donation from Chinese Alumni for COVID-19 Relief

Shanghai-based alumna Ting Ding (pictured) arranged for a delivery of surgical masks to her alma mater on Amsterdam Avenue. As…

May 27 @ 9:01 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

Desmond Patton on Bridging the Digital Divide for New York City Schoolchildren in Pandemic’s Wake

The pandemic is widening the digital divide, along with learning gaps, among school-age children in New York City. Desmond Patton…

May 8 @ 4:57 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

Dr. Shear’s Work Widely Shared on China’s Tomb-Sweeping Day

As the impact of COVID-19 continued to alter lives worldwide this spring, Dr. M. Katherine Shear’s work on complicated grief…

April 14 @ 9:10 pm

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