Support Dr. Desmond Patton’s Gang Violence Research and Intervention

CSSW assistant professor Desmond Patton is using technology and data science to help curb gang violence in Chicago. To support…

May 15, 2017 @ 8:05 pm

Social Work School Leads University-wide Project to Promote Educational Advancement of Syrian Refugees

Columbia School of Social Work professors Dr. Nabila El-Bassel and Dr. Neeraj Kaushal recently traveled to Jordan to research and help Syrian refugees. The trip was part of a multidisciplinary, Columbia-wide project to identify the needs of Syrian refugees in the areas of research, education, training and service.

January 10, 2017 @ 8:22 pm

CSSW Alum Julie Fisher Cummings Produces Documentary “I Am Jane Doe”

Julie Fisher Cummings’ Lovelight Foundation is dedicated to empowering women and their children, and by assisting with the production of…

May 5, 2016 @ 10:18 pm

How Laurie Marsden (MSW’99) Evolved into Helping Other Women Evolve

Working in the fashion industry, Laurie Marsden saw first hand the pervasive issues women had with self-esteem, identity, and personal…

November 3, 2014 @ 11:15 pm

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: Social Change Agent Alexis Miesen Gallivan (MS’04)

Working with a women’s group in Rwanda, Alexis Miesen Gallivan helped start an ice cream shop meant to bring healing…

October 4, 2013 @ 10:12 pm