Welfare and Well-Being: Life Satisfaction Among Welfare Recipients in Rural China

In a new study, Professor Qin Gao and her colleague found that for rural participants in China’s social safety net…

August 23 @ 5:04 pm

Healing Through Story

Danielle Sheeler (in red T-shirt) leads a creative writing workshop for teens at Writopia Lab. (Photo taken with permission.) At…

August 14 @ 3:31 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 @ 11:06 pm

In Support of Columbia’s Statement on Mass Shootings in El Paso and Dayton

Following the weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, Executive Vice President of University Life Suzanne Goldberg…

August 6 @ 4:37 pm

Two Students Head to Egypt as UNA-NY Summer Scholars, Setting New Precedent

Both Sarah Rashid (left) and Caitlyn Passaretti (right) are in Cairo this summer with the United Nations Population Fund.   In…

July 31 @ 3:37 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 @ 7:57 pm

Desmond Patton Named a Provost Leadership Fellow

The Office of the Provost has selected Associate Professor Desmond Patton as one of 14 Provost Leadership Fellows for 2019–2021….

July 25 @ 3:57 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 @ 5:11 pm

Melissa Begg Named 18th Dean of Columbia School of Social Work

Dr. Begg, a population health scientist and outstanding senior-level administrator at Columbia, assumes the deanship as the School seeks to…

July 17 @ 4:14 pm

MSW Graduates of Color Celebrate Their Resilience and Solidarity

Galvanized by the School of Social Work’s redesigned curriculum, three student caucuses hold the first People of Color graduation for…

July 16 @ 5:01 pm