News: International Social Welfare

School of Social Work to Participate in Columbia’s First-Ever Scholarship for Displaced Students

On Wednesday, December 4, Columbia University launched a new scholarship program for internationally displaced students. The Scholarship for Displaced Students…

December 9, 2019 @ 5:25 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

Two Students Head to Egypt as UNA-NY Summer Scholars, Setting New Precedent

Both Sarah Rashid (left) and Caitlyn Passaretti (right) are in Cairo this summer with the United Nations Population Fund.   In…

July 31, 2019 @ 3:37 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

Journal Article Addresses Unique Mental Health Needs of China’s Migrant Children

Children of China’s many internal migrants have a hard time adjusting. Two alumni and a current student have co-written a…

May 10, 2019 @ 3:09 pm

2017 Graduate Kainen Bell Receives Fulbright Grant for Research on Brazil’s Social Sector

Kainen Bell, a 2017 graduate of the Columbia School of Social Work’s Advanced Standing Program, has received a Fulbright grant…

June 22, 2017 @ 10:39 pm

A Mutual Exchange: Chinese and U.S. Social Workers Collaborate to Serve Those in Need

China has had significant economic growth and poverty reduction in the past four decades. The other side of this story,…

May 30, 2017 @ 9:01 pm

Social Work School Leads University-wide Project to Promote Educational Advancement of Syrian Refugees

Columbia School of Social Work professors Dr. Nabila El-Bassel and Dr. Neeraj Kaushal recently traveled to Jordan to research and help Syrian refugees. The trip was part of a multidisciplinary, Columbia-wide project to identify the needs of Syrian refugees in the areas of research, education, training and service.

January 10, 2017 @ 8:22 pm

Veronica Guruceaga (MSW’98) to Class of 2018: “Being a social worker is a way of life.”

Dean Takamura, professors and faculty members, my fellow speakers, and to all of you graduate students becoming part of Columbia…

August 31, 2016 @ 9:01 pm

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