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DOE Invites Comments on Proposed Sexual Assault Regulations

Jul 01, 2014 by Glenn Ricketts |

The Office of Postsecondary Education returns to the older practice of soliciting public comments.

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Climate Reparations—A New Demand

Jul 01, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Protesters are demanding "reparations" for the damage caused by the use of fossil fuels in the developing world.

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What We’re Reading: NAS Goes to the Beach 2014

Jun 30, 2014 by NAS |

Members of the NAS staff share their summer reading lists and offer book recommendations.

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Why Brooklyn College Business Dean “Cut Bait” on Koch Proposal

Jun 27, 2014 by Ashley Thorne |

The Brooklyn College business school dean refused to approve a grant proposal drafted by Mitchell Langbert.

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NAS Endorses Secret Science Reform Act

Jun 27, 2014 by Glenn Ricketts |

A bill mandating greater transparency and accountability clears a House committee..

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Senate Committee Hearings Examine Sexual Assault on Campus, No Room for Due Process

Jun 26, 2014 by Glenn Ricketts |

Two Senate committees examine sexual assault on campus, but don't explore a significant aspect of the issue.

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Why Conservative Colleges Should Go Online

Jun 26, 2014 by Richard J. Bishirjian |

In America there are few colleges offering what may be called a “conservative” education. Richard Bishirjian urges them to expand, create urban satellites, and embrace new technology.

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Prager U: The Promise of Free Enterprise

Jun 20, 2014 by Jason Fertig |

Arthur Brooks of the American Enterprise Institute asserts that happiness through earned success can be achieved only in a system of free enterprise.

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Eh? The Rise of the Environmental Humanities Movement

Jun 20, 2014 by Peter Wood, Rachelle DeJong |

Environmental Humanities, a new academic sub-division of the sustainability movement, encourages scholars in all disciplines to fight climate change.

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How Beauteous Mankind Isn’t: Reflections on Today’s Brave New World

Jun 19, 2014 by Ashley Thorne |

Ashley Thorne sees in today’s world elements from Huxley’s dystopia: birth control as environmentalism, world citizenship, slogans, indifference to “old things,” and abiding adolescence. 

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Charitable Gift for Scholarships Leads to Uproar

Jun 18, 2014 by George Leef |

George Leef comments on the recent donation of $25 million by the Koch brothers to the United Negro College Fund.

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Thalaba the Destroyer and Other Forgotten Friends: An Invitation to Readers

Jun 18, 2014 by Ashley Thorne, Peter Wood |

We invite NAS readers to submit reflections on older books.

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How Often? How Bad?: New Evidence on Self-Reported Sexual Assault on Campus

Jun 17, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Surprising new statistics, from a surprising source, on sexual assault.

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Bowdoin’s Crackdown on Religious Liberty

Jun 16, 2014 by Michael Toscano |

Bowdoin denies its hostility to Evangelical Christianity. 

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Russell A. Fraser, In Memoriam

Jun 13, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Long-time member of the National Association of Scholars, Russell A. Fraser, passed away on March 10 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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