History Professor Robert McCaughey takes his students sailing along the Hudson River on Pete Seeger's Hudson River sloop Clearwater, bringing their coursework to life.
Through the advanced seminar “Environmental Literature, Ethics, and Action,” students combine their academic studies with a strong dose of real-world application.
William Chapman Sharpe: New York Nocturne: The City After Dark in Literature, Painting, and Photography, 1850-1950, Princeton University Press, $35
Barnard’s Financial Fluency Program: The day-to-day realities of money management—budgets, sensible use of credit, financial planning for future needs like retirement—are necessary skills for all women, young, old, single or married, divorced or widowed.
How state laws of the late sixties upended the economics and expectations of American family life