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My Year of Discovery at Columbia’s China Center for Social Policy

Xuan Huo (left) with Professor Qin Gao (right) in the Columbia School of Social Work’s lobby I first met Qin…

September 30, 2019 @ 5:11 pm

Social Impact LIVE: Sophia Leveque on #DisruptWikipedia & Social Justice

Wikipedia is now the most-used reference website in the world. But is it a space of exclusion and privilege? What…

September 25, 2019 @ 4:30 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

2018–2019 Faculty Publications

During the 2018–2019 academic year, the Columbia School of Social Work’s tenured and tenure-track faculty published more than 150 articles…

August 30, 2019 @ 9:35 pm

2018–2019 Faculty Milestones & In the News

In addition to raising grants and producing publications, members of our faculty also marked important milestones, and made frequent media…

August 30, 2019 @ 9:35 pm

Study Showing Medicaid’s Anti-Poverty Effect Cited in “Forbes”

Research scientists Naomi Zewde and Christopher Wimer found that Medicaid expansions under Obamacare lifted nearly 700,000 out of poverty. Medicaid…

August 8, 2019 @ 11:06 pm

Welfare Participation and Youth Depression: Correlation or Causation?

Professor Qin Gao has contributed to a paper showing that, while some studies are linking welfare participation and levels of…

July 26, 2019 @ 7:57 pm

My Experience as a Visiting Scholar at the China Center for Social Policy

At the end of my first month as a visiting scholar at the China Center for Social Policy, run by…

July 24, 2019 @ 5:11 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

New Study: Through Welfare, States Are Widening Black-White Child Poverty Gap

A poverty studies scholar uncovers racial bias in choices states make in the use and distribution of federal assistance benefits….

June 25, 2019 @ 9:25 pm

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