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Help NAS Through ‘Give a Tweet’

Feb 08, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Be the first to donate to the National Association of Scholars through Give a Tweet, a new Twitter fundraising site! Give a Tweet enables companies and individuals to match donations so that giving can increase.… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

On Dewey and Critical Thinking

Feb 08, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

At American Thinker, Chuck Roger considers the damage done to education by John Dewey:

Psychologizing introduced an emotionalism to education that defocused the student from facts, knowledge, and contributing to… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Light a Candle: For-Profit Education, Online Learning

Feb 08, 2010 by Jonathan Bean |

As everyone knows, state funding of higher education is notoriously unreliable. After a nationwide surge in direct spending to universities (the boom years), the bust has arrived. Big surprise. While direct appropriations to state… Continue Reading | 8 Comments >

The Green Police, They Live Inside My Head

Feb 08, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

A Super Bowl commercial prompts confusion as to whether the sustainabullies are good or bad.

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Ivy League Sex Education…No Comment

Feb 08, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

It's Sex Week at Yale.

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Radio Segment on ‘The Death of Manliness’

Feb 08, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

NAS communications director appeared on a radio broadcast to speak about the latest efforts to discredit men on college campuses.

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Med School Tailgate Parties?

Feb 05, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

I know that many people, especially teenagers and college students don't exercise a great deal of discretion with regard to Facebook postings these days.  I wasn't quite ready for this piece at the Chronicle of… Continue Reading | 2 Comments >

Bertonneau, Part Deux

Feb 05, 2010 by George Leef |

In this Pope Center essay, Professor Tom Bertonneau argues that many young Americans -- those who disdain books and any but the lightest reading -- are sliding back into the state that precedes literacy, namely "orality." America… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Chico State Student Newspaper on Academic Freedom

Feb 04, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

The editorial staff of the Orion, the student newspaper at Chico State University, have written an article entitled "Academic Freedom Not a License to Say, Do Anything." They write:

Professors should have… Continue Reading | 2 Comments >

“Will I See You in September or Lose You to the University of Phoenix?”

Feb 04, 2010 by David Clemens |

California has too many students and not enough cash. Last semester, De Anza college opened with 8,000 students still looking for classes. Sorry, kids! Most schools cap their enrollment to the number of students the state will… Continue Reading | 3 Comments >

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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