News: Social media

Courtney Cogburn Receives Grant to Analyze Twitter Discourse on #BlackLivesMatter

The project will analyze, on a large scale, the emotionally charged social media exchanges that follow the police killings of…

April 7 @ 3:30 pm

2021 LIN LECTURE: Black Youth Respond with Resilience to the Challenges of COVID-19, Racism, and Virtual Learning

Black families have been hit hard by the events of the past year. How have Black youth coped? For this…

March 26 @ 7:46 pm

Post-Election Debrief Sessions Conclude with a Mixture of Caution and Optimism

Given the profound changes to the American political landscape, what does the nation’s political future look like? Members of a…

March 8 @ 11:03 pm

Professors Davis and Patton Receive Provost’s Diversity Grants

The Office of the Provost at Columbia University has recognized two faculty members at the Columbia School of Social Work,…

June 9, 2020 @ 9:53 pm

The Awards Keep Coming for Newly Tenured Professor Desmond Patton

The associate professor of social work and director of Columbia’s SAFE Lab has had a string of recent successes, including…

October 11, 2019 @ 10:36 pm

Desmond Patton Receives Early Career Achievement Award from the Society for Social Work and Research

For his groundbreaking research on social media and youth violence prevention, Assistant Professor Desmond U. Patton has received the 2018…

July 19, 2018 @ 2:46 pm

New Study: Responses to Grief Predict Aggressive Tweets Among Gang-Involved Chicago Youth

Mounting evidence suggests a possible link between threats of violence on social media and real-world retaliations, fights, and shootings. In…

July 18, 2018 @ 9:43 pm

Assistant Professor Desmond Patton Receives Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center Fellowship

Columbia School of Social Work Assistant Professor Desmond U. Patton has been named as a 2017–18 fellow at the Berkman…

August 22, 2017 @ 6:55 pm

Austin Lecture 2017: Social Workers Need to Understand Impact of Cyber-interaction on Adolescents

Lucille N. Austin, who taught for many years at Columbia University’s School of Social Work, was an early proponent of…

April 12, 2017 @ 9:15 pm

Professor Desmond Patton Collaborates with Data Scientist on ROADS-funded Project to Prevent Gang Violence

Firearm-related violence is up in major American cities in 2016. While we may not be facing the apocalypse Republican presidential…

August 5, 2016 @ 7:03 pm

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