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Ayers Has the Right to Speak

Apr 29, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

NAS Chairman Steve Balch defends the right of Bill Ayers - former leader of the radical communist group the Weather Underground to speak at the University of Wyoming. "We need more debate rather than less at our universities and,… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

CAS Letter to California Assembly: Do Not Pass Racial Preferences Bill

Apr 29, 2010 by John Ellis |

The California Association of Scholars urges the State Assembly not to pass a bill that will overturn Proposition 209 and allow the use of racial preferences in university admissions.

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Collegiate Press Roundup 4-29-10

Apr 29, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

Student journalists take on the wimps at Comedy Central, immigration reform, the broadening of horizons gained by overseas travel, feminist pornographers and the malaise that

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Profit vs. Proselytizing: Business Lore and Academic Practice

Apr 29, 2010 by Herbert London |

Academia can learn a lot from the business world.

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NAS Members: Published Anything Lately?

Apr 28, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Cross posted from http://www.NAS.org NAS members, have you published books or articles in the last year? Let us know. We'd love to highlight your work in our weekly email newsletter.… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Profile in Cowardice: Allah is Great! Die South Park Die!

Apr 28, 2010 by Jonathan Bean |

In recent years, threats from Islamic extremists have resulted in murder of those simply depicting Mohammed (forbidden by Islamic tradition, although not unknown to Islamic culture). From a prominent woman who fled Islamic death… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Obama’s Foolish New Student Loan Forgiveness Policy

Apr 28, 2010 by George Leef |

Recently, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said that the new policy of forgiving student loan debts for those who "follow their heart" and enter public sector employment will do wonders for the U.S. In this week's Pope Center… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

On the Virtues of Distance

Apr 28, 2010 by David Clemens |

I run a Great Books Program that offers courses online so that students anywhere can earn a certificate.  Recently I heard Gareth Williams, Chair of Columbia’s famous Lit-Hum core and emailed him for his thoughts on… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Have You Published a Book or Article Recently?

Apr 28, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

We'd love to bring your work to the attention of your NAS friends and colleagues. Let us know if you've published any recent books, articles, or poems.

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Judge Downes Decides Rightly

Apr 28, 2010 by Steve Balch |

We commend Judge Downes' decision to uphold freedom of speech by ordering the University of Wyoming to allow William Ayers to speak on campus.

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Why So Few Conservative Professors? Examining the Research

Apr 27, 2010 by Ashley Thorne, Steve Balch |

In "Why Professors Are Liberal: Explanation or Apologia?" NAS Chairman Steve Balch dissects recent research by sociologist Neil Gross on why so few conservatives choose an academic profession. Gross has come to be seen as an authority… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Indoctrinate Our Kids and Green My Parents

Apr 27, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Today kids are taught to be eco-warriors...and re-educate their parents.

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How to Attract Undocumented Students…No Comment

Apr 27, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

A June conference aims to help diversity directors and minority recruiters woo illegal immigrants.

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Campus Protest: “The Whole Capitalist System Has to Go”

Apr 26, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

I stumbled upon this picture in Flickr today: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rmontgom/4408200024/ This is an unidentified image from the March 4 protests, a nationwide… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

CUNY Professor Wins $250K from Faculty Union

Apr 26, 2010 by Mitchell Langbert |

Last fall the CUNY faculty union, the Professional Staff Congress (PSC), settled Professor David Seidemann's law suit by paying Seidemann's pro bono attorney, Jones, Day, $250,000 in legal fees, roughly 1.5% of the PSC's… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

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