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June 30, 2020

Core Scholar Sirena Khanna CC’20 Reimagines Beauty in Michelangelo’s David

"If we simply reduce beauty to numbers and fame, we might miss out on the many beautiful things the world has to offer"

February 05, 2020


Create your own Core-inspired scene, set in beloved Tom’s Restaurant.

November 11, 2020

Your Core Stories

From becoming crossword masters to humor that "transcends time", the Core has inspired generations.

Core Impact
January 19, 2021

What is Civility?

Hear two Columbia professors recently discussed the role of “civility” in the public sphere.




Café Columbia | Civility in the Public Sphere

How do we maintain a public sphere of dialogue during an era marked by linguistic aggressiveness and fabrication?

January 14, 2021
May 06, 2020

Core Crossword

Put on your thinking cap and pull out your pen (or pencil)!

Core Impact

Core Conversations: Claudia Rankine's Citizen

Join fellow alumni in a month-long reading of this timely book-length poem, beginning October 9. 

October 09, 2020
November 20, 2020

The Core in Three Words

See what words described your Core experience.

Core Impact
November 18, 2020

Core Stories BINGO!

What's your free space?

Core Impact
September 28, 2020

The Core Responds to Here and Now

As the Core's framework endures, it must evolve...

Core Impact
August 27, 2020

New Work on Racial Violence For Lit Hum

"To remain vital, Lit Hum must be open to change, contestation and debate..."

July 16, 2020

Contemporary Music Inspired by the Classics

Did you know Alicia Keys and Barry Manilow were inspired by composers studied in Music Hum?

September 25, 2020

A Reimagined "Thinker"

Back by popular demand: Cartoon Caption Contest!

October 01, 2020

Learning to See

Explore these illustrated Art Hum pieces.