News: social justice

3 Questions for…Adjunct Professor Ife Lenard

Adjunct Professor Ife Lenard, who earned an MSW from our School in 1999 and an EdM in Education Leadership from…

December 10, 2020 @ 11:04 pm

3 Questions for…Assistant Professor Rob Hartley

Assistant Professor Robert Paul Hartley, who joined the School of Social Work in 2019, is an applied microeconomist working in…

November 10, 2020 @ 3:54 pm

Action Lab, Now a Center, Welcomes Its First Executive Director, Dr. Ovita Williams

Created in Spring 2020, the CSSW Action Lab for Social Justice quickly reaches two significant milestones. Dean Melissa Begg recently…

October 21, 2020 @ 2:57 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

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, 2020 @ 6:25 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, 2020 @ 9:25 pm

One Hundred Days In…A Message from the New Dean

Dean Begg with alumni who attended the Communities of Color Networking event on September 16. Left to right, back: James…

December 10, 2019 @ 8:50 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

A Trip to Social Work’s Past, Guided by School Librarian Sophie Leveque

Communications writer Joshua Cole shares his time-travel adventure of last month, which took him to the sub-basement home of the…

September 20, 2019 @ 7:21 pm

Dean’s Statement on Pride and Stonewall 50

June 28 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, which took place at Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village. Though…

June 26, 2019 @ 5:53 pm

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