News: China

Qin Gao Joins Columbia University’s Committee on Global Thought

An expert on poverty in China and Asia, Prof. Gao is the first social work scholar to join this prestigious…

November 16 @ 4:52 pm

Conferences, Collaboration, and Learning to Cook: A Visiting Scholar’s Year at the China Center

As a doctoral student at the School of Finance at Renmin University of China and a member of the China…

October 1 @ 4:33 pm

In Honor of CSSW’s Jiazheng Wang

We have created this page for sharing memories of MSW student Jiazheng Wang along with supportive words for Jiazheng’s family…

August 13 @ 2:18 am

Two Thousand Masks Arrive at the Social Work Building, a Donation from Chinese Alumni for COVID-19 Relief

Shanghai-based alumna Ting Ding (pictured) arranged for a delivery of surgical masks to her alma mater on Amsterdam Avenue. As…

May 27 @ 9:01 pm

Swords, Guqin and Firecracker Chicken: Lunar New Year Comes to the Social Work Building

Professor Ada Mui (right) reunites with her former student Qingyang Xu, who played the guqin (Chinese lute) for the CSSW…

January 31 @ 5:47 pm

Education Narrows—But Does Not Eliminate—Chinese Gender Gap In Household Labor

According to the findings of Professor Qin Gao and her colleagues, China, too, has a ways to go in lessening…

December 3, 2019 @ 8:19 pm

Professor Qin Gao to Co-Edit Special Journal Issue on Poverty Alleviation in Asia

What approaches are Asian countries taking to improve the lives of the poor? Professor Qin Gao and her co-editor are…

October 1, 2019 @ 8:49 pm

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

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, 2019 @ 5:04 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

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