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Ecologism: The Campus Cult of Victimhood

Mar 13, 2014 by Stanley Kurtz |

Stanley Kurtz examines how privileged students use the "global warming apocalypse," radical environmentalism, and victimhood to cash in on academia's upside-down market in prestige.

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Ohio Association of Scholars Meeting

Mar 13, 2014 by NAS |

The Ohio Association of Scholars will host a meeting in April.

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Mary Grabar Writes About “Food Studies”

Mar 12, 2014 by George Leef |

Mary Grabar writes about the growing popularity of "progressive" Food Studies programs among colleges.

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The SAT Upgrade Is a Big Mistake

Mar 12, 2014 by Peter Wood |

In an attempt to advance "social justice," the College Board has once again revised the SAT.

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Divestment’s Gettysburg?

Mar 11, 2014 by Rachelle DeJong |

The divestment movement suffers a devastating defeat at Hamilton College.

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Brown University’s Complicity in the Disruption of Ray Kelly’s Speech

Mar 11, 2014 by Joshua Bridges |

As it begins the second phase of its investigation into the incident and prepares to make rulings, Brown has a chance to change the way college officials handle disorderly protesters.

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The MOOC Chronicles Part 3: Dialogue

Mar 10, 2014 by Rachelle DeJong |

Can the laissez-faire policies of MOOC courses allow students to build community?

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Ask a Scholar: What Accounts for Wage Differentials Between Men and Women?

Mar 10, 2014 by Jason Fertig |

Professor Jason Fertig addresses common misconceptions about wage differentials between men and women.

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Bartleby Goes to College

Mar 07, 2014 by Ashley Thorne, Marilee Turscak |

Le Moyne College chose a story by Melville as its freshman reading assignment, citing NAS on the merits of choosing classic literature. 

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Caught with Gay Books: South Carolina Punishes Colleges for Freshman Reading Choices

Mar 06, 2014 by Ashley Thorne |

South Carolina cuts funding from college common reading programs that assign gay-themed books.

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Columbia Teachers College Study is Broad and Subjective

Mar 05, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |

The Columbia Teachers College's new study, College Educational Quality, aims to assess academic quality in higher education. The research methods, however, merit much questioning.

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A “Party School” is put under the microscope

Mar 05, 2014 by George Leef |

George Leef writes about the recent book, Party School, written by West Virginia University sociology professor Karen Weiss. The book documents the way party culture has dominated most of WVU.

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Gail Heriot and Affirmative Action

Mar 03, 2014 by NAS |

NAS board member Gail Heriot debated the motion, "Affirmative Action on Campus Does More Harm than Good" on Intelligence Squared.

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The HHS Mandate and Religious Liberty: An Update

Mar 03, 2014 by Adèle Auxier Keim |

This piece is a follow-up to “The HHS Mandate and Religious Liberty: A Primer,” which was included in the Winter 2013 AQ.

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The MOOC Chronicles Part 2: Determination

Mar 03, 2014 by Rachelle DeJong |

This is Part 2 of Rachelle Dejong's series on taking a MOOC. You can find Part 1 here.

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