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The Awards Keep Coming for Newly Tenured Professor Desmond Patton

The associate professor of social work and director of Columbia’s SAFE Lab has had a string of recent successes, including…

October 11, 2019 @ 10:36 pm

Ask Not Whether Men of Color Are Ready for College—Ask Whether Colleges Are Ready for Them

Professor Ron Mincy (right) greets CSSW alumnus Nathan Smith, who received his MSW in 2002 and is the Director of…

October 8, 2019 @ 5:29 pm

Eradicating Racial Disparities in Public Health

In a new article, Professor Courtney Cogburn argues that public health policy making should take the health impacts of cultural…

October 3, 2019 @ 6:18 pm

Professor Qin Gao to Co-Edit Special Journal Issue on Poverty Alleviation in Asia

What approaches are Asian countries taking to improve the lives of the poor? Professor Qin Gao and her co-editor are…

October 1, 2019 @ 8:49 pm

A Trip to Social Work’s Past, Guided by School Librarian Sophie Leveque

Communications writer Joshua Cole shares his time-travel adventure of last month, which took him to the sub-basement home of the…

September 20, 2019 @ 7:21 pm

Medicaid Expansion and Health: Assessing the Evidence After 5 Years

Heidi Allen and her coauthor examine the known impacts of the Affordable Care Act on the health of those in…

September 9, 2019 @ 3:26 pm

Medicaid Can Fight Poverty by Reducing Evictions

Professor Heidi Allen and her colleagues estimate that for every 1000 low-income enrollees in California’s Medicaid expansion there were 22…

September 3, 2019 @ 8:03 pm

HR Professional David Feinerman: “My Columbia MSW Was One of the Best Decisions of My Life”

Working at the Columbia School of Social Work, one is presented with almost daily evidence of how social workers are…

August 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Celebrate Pride 2019 with the School of Social Work & Columbia

As Pride Month draws to a close, the School of Social Work joins with Columbia in celebrating our LGBTQIA+ community….

June 27, 2019 @ 10:10 pm

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, 2019 @ 9:42 pm

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