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Studying Western Civilization in the South Bronx

On her first day of English class at Hostos Community College during the fall 2017 semester, Maria Diaz glared at the reading handout, a Plato excerpt on the trial of Socrates. “I used to be like, ‘Prof, why are we reading this? It’s so boring and confusing,” she recalls. But only months later, Ms. Diaz […]

Columbia College Core Curriculum: Call for Visiting Professor Applications

Columbia University invites applications from tenured faculty members who have an active interest and accomplishments in liberal arts teaching and curricular development for an appointment in the 2018-2019 academic year as Visiting Professor in the Columbia College Core Curriculum. Visiting Professors in the Core Curriculum will receive a salary of up to $90,000 for a […]