News: social justice

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

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 @ 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 @ 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

Sky Sealey-Otero (MSW’19) Joins American Voices Project as Research Fellow

Childhood concerns about inequality have put this MSW student on an unstoppable career path in social enterprise administration and social…

May 15, 2019 @ 9:56 pm

Susan Witte to Further Anti-Oppression Teaching Initiatives as Provost’s Teaching Scholar

Professor Susan Witte is one of nine Columbia University faculty members selected to introduce innovations into the culture of teaching…

May 3, 2019 @ 9:08 pm

Turning Racism Awareness into Action

As Black History Month draws to a close, we check in with Professor Courtney Cogburn and her innovative research project…

February 28, 2019 @ 5:28 pm

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