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A Skeptic at a Diversity Discussion

Feb 04, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Should diversity skeptics bother to participate in diversity discussions? Forums conducive to full and fair discussion would seem to be quite scarce. Is it better to contribute as possible, or ignore such events entirely?Continue Reading | 2 Comments >

Are Diversity Discussions Useful?

Feb 04, 2010 by Brian T. Johnson |

Should diversity skeptics bother to participate in diversity discussions? Forums conducive to full and fair discussion would seem to be quite scarce. Is it better to contribute as possible or ignore such events entirely?

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Vanderbilt Chaplain Affirms Shariah Death-to-‘Gays’ Law

Feb 03, 2010 by Candace de Russy |

The university is scurrying to disassociate itself from Awadh A. Binhazim, who is listed on the campus' website as "Adjunct Professor of Islam at the Divinity School" and an adviser to the Muslim Student Association… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Diversity in Admissions:  Objective Analysis Finally?

Feb 03, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

Have a look at this piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education. I shouldn't get my hopes up too high too fast, but it suggests that the longstanding omerta about the effects of "diversity" based admissions… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Cambridge Publishes List of Top 50 Sustainability Books

Feb 03, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Here it is.

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The Death of Manliness at the University of Wyoming

Feb 03, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

There's bias against "Literature By and About Men" in the Equality State.

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Does a Statement of Faith Deprive Professors of Academic Freedom?

Feb 02, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), the Canadian counterpart to the AAUP, thinks so. We at NAS disagree.

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Blacklisting a Christian University

Feb 02, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

The AAUP's Canadian counterpart, the CAUT, has declared that Trinity Western University's statement of faith deprives faculty members of academic freedom. We disagree.

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Recommended Articles for 2/1/10

Feb 01, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

The State of the University, Ashley Thorne, NAS What President Obama's State of the Union address means for the future of higher education.  Howard Zinn, Silent, Peter Wood, NAS Howard Zinn, author… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

China is Likely to Overtake the U.S. in Scientific Research

Feb 01, 2010 by Alex B. Berezow |

The writing is on the wall.  China will overtake the U.S. in scientific output in the near future.  A couple reports make this conclusion almost inevitable. First, a recent post on the blog of the internationally renowned… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Early Vacations and Entitled Students

Feb 01, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

Has self-esteem education gone way too far?

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Peter Wood on Anger Today

Feb 01, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

NAS President Peter Wood speaks on anger and civility in the public square.

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Tom Bertonneau on Our “Media Savvy” Students

Jan 29, 2010 by George Leef |

Tom Bertonneau, who has previously written some excellent articles for the Pope Center on the difficulties of teaching young Americans who disdain reading, today begins another series of pieces. This one takes a scornful look at… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Kaleidoscope or Rubik’s Cube? The AAUP’s Academic Freedom Scholarship

Jan 29, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

NAS congratulates the AAUP on the launch of its new Journal of Academic Freedom.

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Apple iPad and College?

Jan 28, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Yesterday, Apple unveiled its latest super-cool gadget the iPad: a cross between an iPhone and a Mac laptop. Some people are comparing it to Amazon's reader the Kindle. Some are pondering whether the iPad will come to replace… Continue Reading | 2 Comments >

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