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So-called Delinquent Fathers Deserve a Happier Father’s Day

June 22, 2015   By Ronald Mincy There’s one group of fathers who didn’t get any ties or phone calls…

June 22, 2015 @ 11:40 pm

Nabila El-Bassel Is a Guest Editor for JAIDS Special Issue on Women Who Use Drugs

NOTE: Professor El-Bassel will be hosting an event with some of the contributors to this JAIDS special issue on October…

June 8, 2015 @ 11:39 pm

CSSW to Launch New Center on Poverty and Social Policy at May 21 Showcase Event

The Columbia School of Social Work will celebrate the launch of its new Center on Poverty and Social Policy with…

May 11, 2015 @ 11:25 pm

CSSW Student Completes Earth Institute-Sponsored Research on Community Resilience in Post-Tsunami Japan

By the time Yuki Ohsaka (MS’15) appeared at the poster session of the Earth Institute’s AC4 Sustaining Peace Conference, she…

May 8, 2015 @ 5:49 pm

Aging Well Is Not an Oxymoron, Says Professor Friedman

Adjunct Associate Professor Michael Friedman insists that contrary to the ageist bias of today, it is possible to age well. Then he explores what “aging well” really means.

February 17, 2015 @ 8:34 pm

Great Recession Onset Spurs Harsh Parenting, Researchers Find

A new study, published August 5 in PNAS, finds that the onset of the Great Recession and deteriorating economic conditions has lead mothers—particularly those who carry a gene variation that makes them more sensitive to their environment—to engage in harsh parenting. Professor Irwin Garfinkel is a co-author.

August 5, 2013 @ 7:00 pm

In Honor of Professor Shelley Akabas on the Occasion of Her Retirement

Professor Shelley Akabas has just now announced her decision to retire. Over four decades, she has educated more than a thousand CUSSW students and mentored hundreds. Besides developing the Workplace Center, she developed, designed, and led the Social Enterprise Administration (SEA) method and the World of Work field of practice. Add your tribute to the comments!

May 13, 2013 @ 10:37 pm

Two Years after Medicaid Expansion, Oregon Experiment Shows No Measurable Gains in Physical Health but Substantial Improvements in Finances, Mental Health

Assistant Professor Heidi Allen is an investigator in a ground-breaking study of the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment New findings from…

May 1, 2013 @ 3:02 pm

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