NEWS: Academics

Oct 27, 2016, 9:03 AM

When the new Manhattanville campus was dedicated earlier this week, the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute was highlighted as its academic centerpiece.

Oct 25, 2016, 12:15 AM

Members of the Barnard contingent faculty union attended a Student Government Association meeting on Monday to share their belief that adjunct faculty are being treated “unfairly” by the college.

By Eli Lee
Oct 18, 2016, 1:31 AM

Columbia will offer a new course on how to interpret and evaluate the impact of data next semester in the hopes of facilitating greater understanding of how data is used.

Oct 13, 2016, 3:20 AM

The use of small seminar classes to encourage discussion and promote student engagement with faculty is a critical component of the Core Curriculum, the foundation of Columbia’s undergraduate education.

Oct 6, 2016, 5:16 AM

Every year, 1,500 Columbia College and School of Engineering and Applied Science first-years take University Writing, a Core Curriculum course that has existed in its current iteration for 13 years.

Sep 29, 2016, 6:01 AM

The School of Engineering and Applied Science has hired 13 new faculty this year, in addition to establishing six new endowed chair positions.

Sep 29, 2016, 6:08 AM

Kellie Jones, an associate professor in the department of art history and archaeology and the Institute for Research in African-American Studies, was awarded the prestigious MacArthur “genius” grant this week in recognition of her curation and scholarship on African-American artists.