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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

With CSSW Team at the Helm, Columbia Launches New Center to Combat Substance Use Disorders

A multidisciplinary team of researchers and scientists at Columbia University will combine their efforts to address the opioid and substance…

March 18 @ 3:42 am

Social Impact LIVE: Aimee Campbell on Columbia’s NYS-Wide Opioid Study

Richard Hara is joined by guest Dr. Aimee Campbell, who provides an update on Columbia’s HEALing Communities Study in New…

November 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm

Social Impact LIVE: Shlomi Avni and Amy Werman on Wilderness Therapy

Richard Hara is joined by guests Mr. Shlomi Avni and Dr. Amy Werman, who discuss wilderness therapy with youth at…

November 13, 2019 @ 5:30 pm

Joining Forces to Address the Opioid Crisis

Last March, Professor Nabila El-Bassel received a phone call from Redonna Chandler, director of the HEALing Communities Study at the…

November 7, 2019 @ 10:11 pm

Social Impact LIVE: Allen Zweben on Motivational Interviewing

Richard Hara is joined by guest Dr. Allen Zweben to discuss the second edition of Zweben’s book Treating Addiction as…

November 6, 2019 @ 5:30 pm

Social Impact LIVE: Ron Mincy on Advancing Higher Education for Men of Color

Richard Hara is joined by CSSW professor Ron Mincy for a discussion on the unique challenges men of color face…

October 30, 2019 @ 4:30 pm

Social Impact LIVE: Nabila El-Bassel on Reducing Opioid Deaths in New York State

Richard Hara is joined by University Professor Nabila El-Bassel to discuss her most ambitious project to date: a plan to…

October 23, 2019 @ 4:30 pm

Social Impact LIVE: Richard Beck on Care for the Caregivers

Richard Hara is joined by guest Richard Beck, CSSW adjunct professor and a clinician in private practice who provides group…

October 9, 2019 @ 4:30 pm