A research project for our Social Intervention Group ran a successful #loveanywhere campaign in Harlem to show support for LGBT equality.
Faculty member Desmond Patton (right) collaborates with a director at Columbia’s Data Science Institute on a project using data science to prevent gang violence.
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Can an Online Intervention Prevent Drug Use Among Teen Girls? New Study Says Yes
Adolescent drug use may be a universal problem, but its gendered aspects have been chronically under-explored. For more than a decade, rates of drug use among eighth-grade girls have equaled or outpaced those of their male counterparts. As girls mature,
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 Klein Center for Internet Society at Harvard University. Researchers at the Berkman Klein Center study the development of cyberspace
MSW Student Tina Tian Explores Foreign Affairs Perspective on U.S.-China Issues
By Zhen Ming “Tina” Tian (MSW’18) From May 30 to June 2, I was one of 75 Chinese graduate students studying in the United States invited to attend the U.S. Foreign Policy Colloquium in Washington, D.C., hosted by the National
A Statement from Interim Dean Irwin Garfinkel on Fighting White Supremacy
Many of us watched in outrage and horror as white supremacist and Nazi demonstrators marched on Charlottesville, VA, and took the life of counter-protester Heather Heyer in a terrorist attack. At the Columbia School of Social Work, we condemn their
Two Faculty Members Promoted to Full Professor
Two faculty members at the Columbia School of Social Work—Drs. André Ivanoff and Barbara Simon—have been promoted to the rank of Full Professor. Dr. André Ivanoff is a pioneer of Dialectical Behavior Therapy and an expert on mental health in
2017 Graduate Kainen Bell Receives Fulbright Grant for Research on Brazil’s Social Sector
Kainen Bell, a 2017 graduate of the Columbia School of Social Work’s Advanced Standing Program, has received a Fulbright grant to study in Brazil. Kainen will leave for São Paulo in February of next year to conduct a research project
End of Life Choices: What Social Workers Should Know
CPRC SEMINAR: Rethinking Sexual Migration: Shifting Sexualities and Health Implications, with Prof Héctor Carrillo
COMPLICATED GRIEF WORKSHOP: Level 1 Help People Live with Loss
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- Can an Online Intervention Prevent Drug Use Among Teen Girls? New Study Says Yes August 24, 2017
- Assistant Professor Desmond Patton Receives Harvard University s Berkman Klein Center Fellowship August 22, 2017
- MSW Student Tina Tian Explores Foreign Affairs Perspective on U.S.-China Issues August 22, 2017
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