News: Social Policy

Michael Tubbs on Structural Violence, UBI, and the Dignity of Work

During a full day of events, the millennial mayor of Stockton, California, inspired all he met with his determination to…

May 13, 2019 @ 8:51 pm

School of Social Work Launches MOOC on Social Policy, Its First

When public policy courses are taught at universities in the United States, programs that involve caring for citizens’ welfare typically…

February 8, 2019 @ 8:10 pm

PhD Alum Brings Social Work Ethos to State Government

With a career merging social work and politics, doctoral alumna Mathylde Frontus has found her seat at the table. She…

January 14, 2019 @ 9:28 pm

In Address to Class of 2018, Alumnus Dr. Charles E. Lewis Calls for More Social Workers to Enter Politics

The following is the text of the graduation keynote delivered by Dr. Charles E. Lewis at the graduation ceremony for…

October 8, 2018 @ 10:28 pm

In Honor of Doctoral Alumna Alice P. Lin, A Scholarship & Lecture Series on Public Policy and Administration

The Columbia School of Social Work announces the creation of the Alice P. Lin Lecture and Doctoral Scholarship in honor…

July 18, 2018 @ 9:56 pm

A Mutual Exchange: Chinese and U.S. Social Workers Collaborate to Serve Those in Need

China has had significant economic growth and poverty reduction in the past four decades. The other side of this story,…

May 30, 2017 @ 9:01 pm

Former Senior White House Economic Adviser Jared Bernstein to Serve as 2017 Graduation Speaker

Columbia University’s School of Social Work has announced that Dr. Jared Bernstein, a former senior White House economic adviser who…

April 24, 2017 @ 10:36 pm

Good News Comes in Threes for Faculty Member Qin Gao: A Promotion, A Book, and a Research Center

The Columbia School of Social Work congratulates Dr. Qin Gao on being formally approved for promotion to the rank of…

March 30, 2017 @ 8:30 pm

Alumna and Presidential Medal of Freedom Honoree Antonia Pantoja Celebrated with Mural in East Harlem

The bustling streets of East Harlem (also known as El Barrio) are host to a large and diverse Latino community…

March 18, 2016 @ 10:15 pm

In Memorium: Alumna Joan Patricia Staudt Pracy (MSW’47)

CSSW mourns the passing of Mrs. Joan Pracy, MSW ’47, an esteemed alumna who made outstanding contributions to social work…

February 23, 2016 @ 6:27 pm

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