News: Social work history

Students Set Up First Columbia University Chapter of the Association of Black Social Workers

Open to any person of African ancestry across the University, the chapter will focus on the social welfare needs of…

May 3 @ 11:09 pm

3 Questions for…Alumna Ada Deer

You have only to spend a few moments in the company of alumna Ada Deer (MSW’61) to realize you’re in…

March 5 @ 5:08 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

Looking Forward, Looking Back: Professors Marion Riedel and Barbara Simon Retire

Two full-time faculty members are (at least formally) retiring from teaching at the end of this year. Associate Professor of…

May 16, 2019 @ 4:20 pm

Social Work Journal with School Ties Celebrates Its 100th Volume

Launched by one of our School’s founders and edited by one of our alumni, the journal Families in Society approaches…

April 26, 2019 @ 9:38 pm

In These Troubled Times, Be Brave, Engage, and Learn

By Irv Garfinkel, Interim Dean We live in troubled times. As we cope, it is useful to keep in mind…

January 27, 2017 @ 4:17 pm

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