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Five PhD Students Enter the Academic Job Market

Introducing our upcoming PhD graduates, their areas of specialization, and their dissertation topics Since its inception in 1950, the doctoral…

December 9, 2020 @ 5:20 pm

Pro-DACA Advocates Join Forces with Immigration Researchers at Columbia Event

At the start of this decade, four young undocumented immigrants were determined to make the DREAM Act come true for…

July 18, 2018 @ 8:38 pm

In Support of Columbia’s Statement on DACA Students

Dear Columbia School of Social Work Community: Last week, Herbert and Doris Wechsler Clinical Professor of Law Suzanne Goldberg, acting…

September 12, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

The Challenges Facing Psychotherapists in the New Political Climate

In an online event held on April 18, adjunct professor and Dean of Admissions at Ackerman Institute for the Family Walter…

May 10, 2017 @ 11:34 pm

Students Respond with Resilience to National Events

Students at a graduate school of social work spend more time engaged in the world outside the classroom than their…

February 7, 2017 @ 8:15 pm

“Society needs you and more people like you”: Maria Echaveste Delivers Rousing 2016 Graduation Address

May 16, 2016 Thank you, Dean Takamura, for inviting me to speak to Columbia University’s School of Social Work, Class…

June 1, 2016 @ 7:37 pm

Statement by Dean Jeanette C. Takamura in Wake of Boston Marathon Tragedy

We have an important role as social workers to remind everyone that the actions of a few, however horrendous, should not be used to justify condemnations or raise suspicions about Chechens or about other immigrants to the U.S., just because they are different.

April 23, 2013 @ 10:11 pm

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