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Radio Broadcast on Sustainability

Feb 18, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Cross-posted from http://www.nas.org Yesterday I spoke in an online radio interview on the American Freedom Alliance’s broadcast, the Western Word. The program was on “The Green… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

UA-Huntsville Murderous Prof. Was “Not Right”, Students Say

Feb 18, 2010 by Michael Krauss |

The Associated Press reports that University of Alabama - Huntsville students had banded together to let university administrators know something "wasn't quite right" about Professor Amy Bishop. "She taught by reading straight… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

The Absurdity of “Sustainability” in Economics Education

Feb 18, 2010 by Tyler Watts |

How sustainability education contradicts the sound teaching of economics.

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Radio: “The Green Movement and Its Discontents”

Feb 18, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Listen to NAS communications director discuss the rise of the sustainability movement in higher education.

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Climate Change: Inquiring Skepticism at Stanford

Feb 17, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

It appears as if the deepening skepticism about the once-invincible global warming "consensus" has shaken loose from what was until very recently strictly taboo. This piece by an undergraduate writer in the Stanford student paper… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Global Warming Skepticism Labeled “Scare Tactics” and “Propaganda”

Feb 17, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Cross-posted from http://www.nas.org I just read an article in the Huffington Post, “Educating the Next Generation of Sustainability Professionals,” by Steven… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Intellectual and Moral Virtue and the Huntsville Homicides

Feb 17, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Yesterday NAS president Peter Wood wrote "Character Lessons: What We Can Learn From the Huntsville Killings." In it he wrote:

“Higher” education is not much of a barrier against jealousy, disappointment,… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Erskine Bowles to Depart UNC; Pope Center Comments

Feb 17, 2010 by George Leef |

In today's Clarion Call, my colleague Jay Schalin writes about Erskine Bowles, who has served as president of the UNC system for five years but is stepping down to work on a problem far more daunting than improving efficiency… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

An Elbow in the Ribs: Prof-Prodding Toward Sustainability

Feb 17, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Campus administrators and leaders of sustainability organizations come together to think of ways to get "reluctant professors" to teach sustainability. Their answer: "Change how they think."

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No Wonder School Teachers Are So Superb

Feb 16, 2010 by George Leef |

Professor Mike Adams writes here about a course taught in the education school at UNC-Wilmington, where the students -- future school teachers -- are taught Black English.

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Yale Sex Week Followup

Feb 16, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

Well, the festivities, seminars, workshops and other aspects of Yale's recent "Sex Week" are over, but don't fret: there's lots of follow-up information available that may tide you over until next year and beyond. The… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Fear Factory: Sexual Harassment and the Rights of the Accused

Feb 16, 2010 by Jonathan Bean |

Our Illinois affiliate president weighs in on the wacky world of sexual harassment codes on college campuses.

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Calling the Kettle Black

Feb 16, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

A Columbia professor calls global warming skepticism “scare tactics” and “propaganda.”

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Character Lessons: What We Can Learn From the Huntsville Killings

Feb 16, 2010 by Peter Wood |

The murders at the University of Alabama at Huntsville evince a dire need for universities to shape the character, not just the ability, of intellectually gifted individuals.

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College Math Ain’t What It Oughtta Be

Feb 15, 2010 by George Leef |

In today's Pope Center article, Professor Robert Blumenthal of Georgia College and State University argues that the mathematics requirement at most colleges and universities these days is just a rehashing of high school topics.… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

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