Arts & Humanities

What We Can Learn from the Literature of Past Pandemics

Fiction can help frame our responses and serve as a guide for what happens next.

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Living area. Nashville, Tennessee. Building and interior design by David Latimer for New Frontier Tiny Homes. Photography by StudiObuell.
Designing Your Home for Working From Home

Architect and designer Donald Rattner '79CC shares tips adapted from his book My Creative Space: How to Design Your Home to Stimulate Ideas and Spark Innovation

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6 Great Books to Read This Summer

New and noteworthy releases from Columbia alumni authors. 

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12 Bingeable TV Shows Made by Columbia Graduates

These acclaimed series—all from alumni showrunners, directors or screenwriters—are worth watching and rewatching.

More Arts News

July 08, 2020

Meeting My Students Where They Are

Issues of inequity in the classroom—such as access to the Internet and private spaces, as well as the demands of caring for family members, or, in the worst cases, grieving for them—were dramatically magnified during the COVID crisis,