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Free Online ‘Sustainability’ Academic Questions Articles

May 12, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Cross posted from NAS.org We are pleased to announce that the current issue of Academic Questions, a special issue on “Sustainability,” is available FREE online! To read it, click here, or click on the… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

What, Exactly, is “Diversity Training” About?

May 12, 2010 by George Leef |

In this week's Pope Center Clarion Call, John Eick (our intern and a student at UNC-Chapel Hill) writes about his experience in a "Diversity 101" training session. Turns out that this amounted to nothing more than a bull session… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

We Told You So: UC Fulfills NAS Prophecy

May 12, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

NAS predictions are coming true as the University of California opts for online undergraduate education.

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To Serve Mann: Virginia

May 12, 2010 by Peter Wood |

Is the climate fraud investigation a breach or an exercise of academic freedom?

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Symposium: Student Life

May 11, 2010 by Adam Pascarella, Amanda Fiscina , Brian Bolduc , Gregory Hirshman , Julie Robison , Mary Frances Boyle , Mary K. Daly , Nash Keune |

This symposium by eight student writers provides an inside view of campus life today and appeared in the "Student Culture" issue of Academic Questions (vol. 23, no. 2).

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Great Books and Democracy

May 10, 2010 by David Clemens |

I just hosted a three-week colloquium exploring the relationship between great books and democracy which featured former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky, classicist and military historian Victor Davis Hanson, and poet… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

College Doesn’t Seem to Make People More Economically Literate

May 07, 2010 by Daniel B. Klein , George Leef |

That's the conclusion authors Zeljka Buturovic and Daniel Klein reach from their analysis of Zogby polling data. I haven't read the article (in Econ Journal Watch) yet, but will probably have more to say after I have.

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Achievement Gap Politics

May 07, 2010 by Anonymous |

A graduate's account illuminates why ed schools try to keep students with non-progressive views out.

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Free Sustainability Academic Questions Issue

May 07, 2010 by NAS |

Hot off the press: the current issue of Academic Questions, a special issue on "Sustainability,” is available free online.

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New AQ Article Online: Feminism on Campus Today

May 06, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

A new essay on campus feminism is now available online at NAS.org. Authored by Karin Agness, founder and president of the Network of enlightened Women (new friends of NAS), the article will appear in the forthcoming "Student Culture"… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Why College Education Is Becoming Obsolete

May 06, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

The Chronicle of Higher Education has an interesting opinion piece by Seth Godin called "The Coming Meltdown in Higher Education (as Seen by a Marketer)" [subscription required]. Godin suggests alternatives to the four-year… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Collegiate Press Roundup 05-06-10

May 06, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

Student journalists take the measure of European Islamophobia, holistic education, Spanish LGBT culture, bullying studies and racism in the Tea Party movement.

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For Members Only: Feminism on Campus Today

May 06, 2010 by Karin Agness |

This essay on campus feminism appeared in the "Student Culture" issue of Academic Questions (vol. 23, no. 2).

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UNC’s “Economic and Social Justice” Minor

May 05, 2010 by George Leef |

In today's Pope Center Clarion Call, Jay Schalin writes about the "Economic and Social Justice" minor offered at UNC-Chapel Hill. Unfortunately, the minor is the brainchild of a far-left professor who wants to turn out students… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Sustainability News 05-05-10

May 05, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

In sustainability news this week are 'green' graduation garb, Unity College's newly enlisted energy monitor, the 'new era' of sustainability, and a political science professor's debunking of the organic… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

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