News: COVID-19

Study: Pandemic Increased Discrimination Against East Asians, South Asians, and Hispanics in U.S.

Looking beyond the recent violent acts against Asian Americans, the researchers examined less apparent forms of prejudice against minority groups…

October 12 @ 10:24 pm

A Year of Student Action and Invention: The Action Lab for Social Justice

In this post for our special series on social work in times of crisis, Dr. Ovita Williams, who is the…

August 26 @ 2:29 pm

The Psychological Toll of Anti-Asian Attacks for New Yorkers of Chinese Descent

Findings from a CSSW-led study show NYC’s residents of Chinese descent facing a “double pandemic” of COVID-19 and discrimination. Unfair…

July 9 @ 10:19 pm

SPECIAL REPORT: Social Work in Times of Crisis

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in New York City in March 2020, research teams at Columbia’s School of Social Work…

June 25 @ 6:19 pm

SIG’s Global Research Projects Respond to COVID-driven Challenges

In this post for our special series on social work in times of crisis, several researchers who are involved in…

June 9 @ 9:42 pm

3 Questions for…Lecturer Amy Kapadia

CSSW Lecturer Amy Kapadia has extensive clinical experience within the field of serious mental illness. Her research interests range from…

May 26 @ 10:36 pm

Dean Begg to Class of 2021: “At the toughest times, think back to today and take pride in what you have accomplished”

The following is the text of the opening remarks delivered by Dean Melissa Begg at a virtual commencement held by…

May 11 @ 4:33 pm

Reimagining Collaboration in Mental Health, Societal Bias and Black Communities With Microsoft

CSSW Professor Desmond Upton Patton works with the tech giant to shape new AI strategies that take into account the…

May 5 @ 1:07 pm

COVID Poses New Challenges for the Field of Addiction Treatment, But Lowers Barriers for Treatment Options

In this post for our special series on social work in times of crisis, the HEALing Communities Study and the…

April 23 @ 7:26 pm

Using Technology to Uncover Adolescents’ Patterns of Social Connectedness During COVID

In this post for our special series on social work in times of crisis, Assistant Professor Alissa Davis, who leads…

April 21 @ 4:17 pm

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