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Don’t Be Hatin’

Jan 08, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

At NAS.org, Glenn Ricketts tells how Gonzaga University's Institute for Action Against Hate misses an opportunity to shed academic light on human hate, settling instead on politically correct answers.

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Encyclopedia of Sustainability, 2nd Edition

Jan 08, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

A 2nd edition of the NAS 'sustainapedia' of the key names, terms, books, colleges, and organizations in the campus sustainability movement.

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California Association of Scholars Upcoming Events

Jan 08, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

NAS's California affiliate will host Dinesh D'Souza and Victor Davis Hanson this spring.

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Tactics of Dissent

Jan 07, 2010 by David Clemens |

I have fought Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for seven years.  Although the “accountability movement” has done much good, in my judgment, SLOs constitute a misguided and reductive Skinnerian behaviorism… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

A+ for ‘America Exploits’ and ‘Men Oppress’ Answers on Sociology…

Jan 07, 2010 by Candace de Russy |

 Reposted from Minding the Campus Recently, a colleague forwarded to me a copy of an exam from an introductory sociology class found lying in a room at a public college in the east. It was graded 100%. The exam deserves to… Continue Reading | 6 Comments >

LGBT Rights in Music Education

Jan 07, 2010 by Mitchell Langbert |

Professor Louis Bergonzi of the University of Illinois has written an article in Music Educators Journal arguing for increased emphasis on the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) students and teachers… Continue Reading | 3 Comments >

Gonzaga Studies Hate

Jan 07, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

Gonzaga University's Institute for Action Against Hate misses an opportunity to shed academic light on human hate, settling instead on politically correct answers.

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Earth Charter U

Jan 06, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Check out my article at NAS.org on Florida Gulf Coast University and its love affair with the Earth Charter, a United Nations sustainability document.

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Law Schools are Losing Their Effectiveness

Jan 06, 2010 by George Leef |

So argues Suffolk University Law School professor Charles Rounds in this piece the Pope Center released Monday. The problem is that the old law school core curriculum is going the way of the undergraduate core curriculum. Essential… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Can Arne Duncan make our Ed Schools Good?

Jan 06, 2010 by George Leef |

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has spoken about the mediocrity of most education schools and says he is committed to improving them. I'm skeptical. I don't think he really understands what is wrong with them and his… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Intergenerational Learning

Jan 06, 2010 by David Clemens |

Last fall I convened a panel on Great Books for the Association of Literary Scholars and Critics.  One panelist, Joshua Cohen, Assistant Professor of Literature at the Massachusetts College of Art, offered his eloquent… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

On Letting Education Interfere with Football

Jan 06, 2010 by robkoons |

When Quincy Wagstaff (Groucho Marx) takes over as the new president of Huxley College in the Horse Feathers, he complains that the administration had allowed “education to interfere with football.” This is one problem… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Swamped: Florida’s Earth Charter U

Jan 06, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Florida Gulf Coast University centers its curriculum on sustainability and the UN document the Earth Charter.

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The Sheer Racism of ‘White’ Science

Jan 04, 2010 by Candace de Russy |

If we don't somehow manage to wrest the public schools from the clutches of the left, it will bring us all down. A recent example of its insanity is the approval of a proposal (scheduled soon to come before the Berkeley… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Berkeley’s Unbearable Whiteness of Science

Jan 04, 2010 by Michael Krauss |

The American Thinker's Tom Lifson has a great new essay on Berkeley High School's proposal to eliminate science labs because they are "mostly for white people."  [Query:  are Asians white?  Just… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

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