News: Racial/ethnic disparities

Dean’s Spring Lecture Series Spotlights the Scholarship of Race and Racism

Topics addressed thus far include data racialization, educational disparities, and the constraints of life after prison. This past semester, the…

June 2 @ 9:38 pm

2021 GOLDSON LECTURE: The Promise of Prevention Science in Addressing Early Childhood Adversity

Prolonged trauma in early childhood can be devastating, but there is also a window of opportunity for interventions, says Dr….

May 3 @ 6:52 pm

Reimagining the Future After a Crisis: Falling Short, Winning Big, Challenging Norms, and Enacting Change

In this post for our special series on social work in times of crisis, the Center on Poverty and Social…

April 9 @ 10:30 pm

Meet the School’s 2020–2021 CSWE Master’s Minority Fellows

Three of our students have received fellowships from CSWE that will provide additional training in health disparities. The disproportionate toll…

December 8, 2020 @ 9:28 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 9:34 pm

Statewide Opioid Overdose Prevention Study Introduced to Public

At an event in Low Library, Columbia scientists showed their passion for applying their expertise to the problem of opioid…

December 11, 2019 @ 11:55 pm

Eradicating Racial Disparities in Public Health

In a new article, Professor Courtney Cogburn argues that public health policy making should take the health impacts of cultural…

October 3, 2019 @ 6:18 pm

The Role of Sleep in Health Disparities

A good night’s sleep is a luxury for all of us, but according to Dr. Carmela Alcántara’s research, it is…

April 16, 2019 @ 6:35 pm

The Long Drive to Flint

By Adeoti Oguntoye (MSW’01) Midday on Wednesday, January 27th, I greeted three other men in a small parking lot located…

February 18, 2016 @ 3:51 am

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