News: Diversity

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

Desmond Patton Assumes Diversity Role at Columbia’s Data Science Institute

A leader in combining social work and technology, Patton will bring an equity orientation to cross-university collaborative projects involving the…

June 2 @ 10:28 pm

3 Questions for…Alumna Ada Deer

You have only to spend a few moments in the company of alumna Ada Deer (MSW’61) to realize you’re in…

March 5 @ 5:08 pm

COMMUNITY ROUNDTABLE: Meaning of Juneteenth and Plans for Commemoration

In this virtual roundtable, a group of CSSW affiliates discusses the meaning of Juneteenth in their own lives. Juneteenth, a…

June 19, 2020 @ 3:05 am

Professors Davis and Patton Receive Provost’s Diversity Grants

The Office of the Provost at Columbia University has recognized two faculty members at the Columbia School of Social Work,…

June 9, 2020 @ 9:53 pm

Courtney Cogburn’s Work on Racism Featured on CBS News

Kudos continue to pour in for Associate Professor Courtney Cogburn and her groundbreaking virtual reality project, 1000 Cut Journey. To…

February 28, 2020 @ 3:17 pm

CSSW Opens Dedicated Office Space for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Assistant Dean Karma Lowe is bringing the School of Social Work’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion to life in…

February 19, 2020 @ 8:31 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, 2020 @ 5:47 pm

Alumna Ada Deer Receives Martin Luther King, Jr. Award

The 1961 MSW graduate and the first woman to serve as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs was honored in her…

January 24, 2020 @ 6:25 pm

MSW Students Join in Campaign to Make Wikipedia More Inclusive

Columbia University graduate student Darold Cuba (OHMA’19) presenting at the School of Social Work Indigenous Peoples’ Day provided the background…

October 31, 2019 @ 7:10 pm

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