News: Diversity

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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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

SWM-003: The Presumed Incompetence of Faculty Women of Color, with Professor Carmen Gonzalez

In this podcast, Carmen Gonzalez, Professor of Law at the Seattle University School of Law, discusses the provenance, methodology, and findings of her path-breaking book about the hurdles faced by women of color in the academy. Professor Gonzalez visited the Columbia School of Social Work in September for talks with faculty, advisors, and administrators.

October 17, 2013 @ 10:12 pm

Commemorating the March on Washington

We offer a collection of tributes and reflections on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, from several members of the Columbia School of Social Work community—some of whom were there!

September 3, 2013 @ 9:07 pm

SWM-001: The Trials and Tribulations of the Trayvon Martin Case, with Professor Ron Mincy

In this pilot podcast, Professor Ron Mincy delivers thoughts on one of the summer’s racially charged events: the outcome of the trial for the shooting of African American youth Trayvon Martin. As it happens, the launch coincides with the 50th anniversary of the historical March on Washington, when Martin Luther King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech.

August 21, 2013 @ 10:36 pm

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