News: International Studies

Qin Gao Joins Columbia University’s Committee on Global Thought

An expert on poverty in China and Asia, Prof. Gao is the first social work scholar to join this prestigious…

November 16 @ 4:52 pm

SOCIAL IMPACT LIVE: Global Social Work in Chile

WATCH FULL SHOW (32-minute listen) | SOCIAL IMPACT LIVE PLAYLIST | EDITED TRANSCRIPT | RESOURCES In the 12/11/2019 episode, host…

December 2, 2019 @ 4:48 pm

MSW Student Tina Tian Explores Foreign Affairs Perspective on U.S.-China Issues

By Zhen Ming “Tina” Tian (MSW’18) From May 30 to June 2, I was one of 75 Chinese graduate students…

August 22, 2017 @ 5:27 pm

A Day in the Life of a Rural Ugandan Youth

In this short video, Associate Professor Fred Ssewamala recounts a typical day in the life of a rural Ugandan youth—a story that helps provide context for the interventions he designs for helping young people in this East African country stay in school.

June 26, 2014 @ 8:39 pm

Students Share Highlights from Wide Range of Field Experiences

Field work is a vital part of a social work education, as the students in this slideshow attest.

November 1, 2013 @ 4:00 am

Applying Social Justice Advocacy Principles to Quebec’s Charter of Values

In an op-ed for the Montreal Gazette, second-year student Gabrielle Cole argues that Quebec’s values charter would encourage exclusion at home and hurt its image elsewhere. She developed these ideas in a Contemporary Social Issues class.

October 28, 2013 @ 6:09 pm

Our School Makes Waves in Special Issue of Spectrum

A new issue of Spectrum is out, showing how our faculty, students and alumni are making waves in poverty-related studies, international research, student life, alumni leadership, and much more…

September 19, 2013 @ 4:36 pm

Michael MacKenzie Promoted to Associate Professor

Congratulations to Michael MacKenzie on his promotion to Associate Professor! Dr. MacKenzie is a social work scholar with a multidisciplinary background in developmental psychology and the life sciences.

June 18, 2013 @ 10:11 pm

Associate Professor Craig Schwalbe Awarded Tenure by Columbia University

Congratulations to Associate Professor Craig Schwalbe for being awarded tenure by Columbia University! Dr. Schwalbe’s scholarship has been dedicated to the advancement of practice and program development related to court-involved youth.

May 20, 2013 @ 5:23 pm

Trélan Holder for President

Trélan Holder (MS’06) is the president-elect of the CUSSW Alumni Association. In this interview, she tells us why she came to Columbia and what she hopes to achieve during her tenure.

April 9, 2013 @ 6:16 pm

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