Fri, Jan 29, 2016, 12:50am
Although many first-years struggle with academic writing, it can be even more unnerving for nonnative English speakers. In America, university students are expected to be at the English proficiency level of a native speaker.
Tue, Dec 8, 2015, 1:58am
Columbia’s Core Curriculum classrooms cannot be “safe spaces.”
Mon, Nov 30, 2015, 12:54am
Rough Guide to the Universe can learn from the flaws of Frontiers of Science.
Tue, Nov 24, 2015, 3:49am
We can’t contextualize Freud, Marx, Du Bois, de Beauvoir; we shouldn’t contextualize the Core, either.
Thu, Nov 5, 2015, 9:13am
What is the role of technology in a Columbia student's foundational education?
Wed, Oct 7, 2015, 10:15pm
First-years enrolled in Literature Humanities will be reading Toni Morrison’s "Song of Solomon" for the first time next Spring. The text, added last June, will be the first on the syllabus written by a person of color.
Wed, Oct 7, 2015, 8:29pm
Starting next semester, students will be able to take Art Humanities and Music Humanities simultaneously, which instructors hope will allow for more holistic engagement with the material.
Fri, May 1, 2015, 1:58am
Columbia’s Core Curriculum solves the meaning of life.
Thu, Apr 30, 2015, 1:02am
Lit Hum texts, wrought with histories and narratives of exclusion and oppression, can be difficult to read and discuss as a survivor, a person of color, or a student from a low-income background.
Mon, Apr 27, 2015, 9:32pm
Students taking Columbia’s Literature Humanities course next fall may be getting a revised syllabus on the first day of class.