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A Mutual Exchange: Chinese and U.S. Social Workers Collaborate to Serve Those in Need

China has had significant economic growth and poverty reduction in the past four decades. The other side of this story,…

May 30, 2017 @ 9:01 pm

Caucus Graduation Ceremony Speakers Inspire Class of 2017

Affiliate graduation ceremony keynote speakers (left to right): Courtney Cogburn, Shijuade Kadree, Yesika Montoya, and Suki Terada Ports This year…

May 30, 2017 @ 8:11 pm

“Social worker graduates, we need you now more than ever”: Alumnus Dr. Jared Bernstein Has Fiery Words for Class of 2017

The following is the text of the graduation keynote delivered by Dr. Jared Bernstein at the special graduation ceremony held…

May 22, 2017 @ 10:26 pm

Former Senior White House Economic Adviser Jared Bernstein to Serve as 2017 Graduation Speaker

Columbia University’s School of Social Work has announced that Dr. Jared Bernstein, a former senior White House economic adviser who…

April 24, 2017 @ 10:36 pm

5 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month This Week

We are now in the last full week of February, and at Columbia University—and New York City at large—there remain…

February 21, 2017 @ 3:56 pm

Students Respond with Resilience to National Events

Students at a graduate school of social work spend more time engaged in the world outside the classroom than their…

February 7, 2017 @ 8:15 pm

In These Troubled Times, Be Brave, Engage, and Learn

By Irv Garfinkel, Interim Dean We live in troubled times. As we cope, it is useful to keep in mind…

January 27, 2017 @ 4:17 pm

On Veteran’s Day, Talking to Gina Marie Bartolomeo (MSW’17), About Her Work with Veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, CSSW’s Communications Office spoke to current second-year student Gina Marie Bartolomeo about her experience of…

November 12, 2016 @ 12:17 am

Welcome to the Entering Class of 2016

With the start of the fall semester, the Columbia School of Social Work welcomed a new class of 527 MSW…

September 12, 2016 @ 8:36 pm

Veronica Guruceaga (MSW’98) to Class of 2018: “Being a social worker is a way of life.”

Dean Takamura, professors and faculty members, my fellow speakers, and to all of you graduate students becoming part of Columbia…

August 31, 2016 @ 9:01 pm

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