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“Society needs you and more people like you”: Maria Echaveste Delivers Rousing 2016 Graduation Address

May 16, 2016 Thank you, Dean Takamura, for inviting me to speak to Columbia University’s School of Social Work, Class…

June 1, 2016 @ 7:37 pm

Former Senior White House Official Maria Echaveste to Serve as 2016 Graduation Speaker

The Columbia School of Social Work has announced that Maria Echaveste, one of the highest ranking Latinas to have served…

May 10, 2016 @ 5:24 pm

Gwen Carr’s Sorrow and Strategy: Mother of Eric Garner Addresses Social Work Students

Gwen Carr, subway train operator turned activist and mother of Eric Garner, recently visited Columbia’s School of Social Work as…

October 28, 2015 @ 10:16 pm

Welcome to the Entering Class of 2015

    This past week the Columbia School of Social Work (CSSW) welcomed a new class of 452 M.S. students…

September 8, 2015 @ 9:01 pm

SWM016: A Free-wheeling Discussion of Race-related Topics, with Carl Hart and Courtney Cogburn

“To be [black] in this country and to be conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time.”…

June 26, 2015 @ 8:17 pm

World Health Expert Martha Peláez Invites Social Work Graduates to Address “Gross Inequalities that Divide Us” –

We present the text of the address delivered by Dr. Martha B. Peláez, former regional advisor on aging to the…

May 21, 2015 @ 11:30 pm

Share Your Photos and Tweets of Graduation Day! #cssw2015

May 19, 2015 With the chiming of the bells at St. Paul’s Chapel on the morning of May 20, 2015,…

May 19, 2015 @ 11:26 pm

Dr. Martha Peláez to Serve as 2015 Graduation Speaker

May 8, 2015   The Columbia School of Social Work has announced that Dr. Martha B. Peláez, who for nine…

May 8, 2015 @ 11:23 pm

Dean’s Statement on Disaster in Nepal and Riots in Baltimore

Dean Jeanette Takamura comments on the earthquake disaster in Nepal and, on the home front, the senseless death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore.

April 29, 2015 @ 11:00 pm

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