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In 2019 Graduation Keynote, Alumna Sheila Oliver Urges Graduates to Be a Voice for the Voiceless

The following is the text of the keynote delivered by alumna Sheila Oliver, New Jersey Lieutenant Governor, at the School…

May 30 @ 5:33 pm

Desmond Patton’s Work Featured on A&E’s “Secret Life of a Gang Girl: The Untold Story”

The episode examines the life and death of gang member Gakirah Barnes, who had been a subject of Patton’s research….

May 20 @ 10:29 pm

Looking Forward, Looking Back: Professors Marion Riedel and Barbara Simon Retire

Two full-time faculty members are (at least formally) retiring from teaching at the end of this year. Associate Professor of…

May 16 @ 4:20 pm

Project ASPIRE, an Initiative on Forced Migration in Jordan and Turkey, Reveals Initial Findings

Researchers reported on health care concerns among Syrian refugee women in Jordan, as well as on the secondary trauma experienced…

May 16 @ 1:06 pm

Sky Sealey-Otero (MSW’19) Joins American Voices Project as Research Fellow

Childhood concerns about inequality have put this MSW student on an unstoppable career path in social enterprise administration and social…

May 15 @ 9:56 pm

Michael Tubbs on Structural Violence, UBI, and the Dignity of Work

During a full day of events, the millennial mayor of Stockton, California, inspired all he met with his determination to…

May 13 @ 8:51 pm

Journal Article Addresses Unique Mental Health Needs of China’s Migrant Children

Children of China’s many internal migrants have a hard time adjusting. Two alumni and a current student have co-written a…

May 10 @ 3:09 pm

Susan Witte to Further Anti-Oppression Teaching Initiatives as Provost’s Teaching Scholar

Professor Susan Witte is one of nine Columbia University faculty members selected to introduce innovations into the culture of teaching…

May 3 @ 9:08 pm

Social Work Journal with School Ties Celebrates Its 100th Volume

Launched by one of our School’s founders and edited by one of our alumni, the journal Families in Society approaches…

April 26 @ 9:38 pm

New Poverty Center Report Calls on States to Take Action on Child Tax Credits

The new report co-authored with the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy shows how state-level Child Tax Credits could substantially…

April 18 @ 9:08 pm

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