The Curriculum

The Curriculum
Columbia University's campus in New York City.
May 31, 2022
Columbia University task force recommends restructuring the leadership of the undergraduate college, a donor favorite. Alumni, students and many professors object.

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November 30, 2022
Ashley Flood writes of enrolling in a developmental math course and convening a study group to help students who had failed before find success. 
November 30, 2022
Colleges should design pathways to meet students’ different preparation levels and goals rather than foist algebra on everyone in the name of numeracy, Ben Weng writes.
June 2, 2022
It’s not all about personality. New research points to the importance of cocurricular learning in developing innovators, Benjamin S. Selznick and Matthew J. Mayhew write.
May 31, 2022
Columbia University task force recommends restructuring the leadership of the undergraduate college, a donor favorite. Alumni, students and many professors object.
May 26, 2022
In light of survey results showing disconnects in general education, colleges can take steps to create more intentional, intelligible programs, Jennifer Hart writes.
May 4, 2022
Trygve Throntveit and Peter Levine discuss a new, adaptable model for undergraduate civic education.
March 30, 2022
Stanford’s first-year program revives the concept of a shared curriculum without reigniting battles over Western civ and literary canons, Dan Edelstein writes in a response to Mark Bauerlein.
March 1, 2022
It was no easy task to win approval for a brand-new Department of Race, Diaspora and Indigeneity at the University of Chicago, Leora Auslander and Adom Getachew write.
February 24, 2022
Colleges must mobilize now against legislation to censor curricula and ideas, Jonathan Friedman writes.
February 24, 2022
Benjamin Mitchell-Yellin looks to the past to better understand the alarming present-day rise in attacks on what can and can’t be taught.

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