News: Health Disparities

Lessons from Decades on the Frontlines of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic

University Professor Nabila El-Bassel finds connections with her work during the HIV/AIDS crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic. As we mark…

December 1 @ 8:55 pm

Six Faculty Receive Seed Funding for Projects That Address Structural Racism

The projects will contribute to Columbia University’s collaborative efforts to eradicate the racial inequities that impact our communities and our…

October 29 @ 7:49 pm

New Research Links Medicaid Expansion to Lower Maternal Mortality

According to a new study by a CSSW doctoral candidate, a major part of the Affordable Care Act—the expansion of…

September 28 @ 8:29 pm

The Power of Collective Action

Illustration by Julie Winegard Coronavirus has exposed many fault lines in our society. We need to work together to enact…

August 14 @ 8:09 pm

Prof. Ruha Benjamin Calls on Class of 2020 to Become “Champions of the Social Contract”

The following is the text of the graduation keynote delivered by Professor Ruha Benjamin at a virtual commencement held by…

May 21 @ 9:34 pm

Social Work Joins with Public Health to Frame a Response to COVID-19 Stigma and Racism

Interdisciplinary social work and public health panel addresses the long and unfortunate history of discriminatory behaviors, actions, and policies in…

May 13 @ 9:39 pm

Ruha Benjamin, Princeton Sociologist and Leading Thinker on Race and Technology, Will Be 2020 Graduation Speaker

The Columbia School of Social Work has announced that Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University…

May 9 @ 1:38 am

Congratulations to Dr. Carmela Alcántara for Receiving Tenure at Columbia University

An exceptionally productive scholar, Alcántara has developed a research program that advances health equity on behalf of Latinx immigrants and…

March 20 @ 2:20 pm

Meet the School’s 2019–2020 CSWE Master’s Minority Fellows

Today’s social justice-oriented MSW students are tomorrow’s culturally competent social work professionals. And now six of ours are receiving additional…

January 15 @ 9:25 pm

Nine PhD Students Enter the Academic Job Market

Since its inception in 1950, the doctoral program at Columbia School of Social Work has produced many of the world’s…

November 11, 2019 @ 7:44 pm

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