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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 >

Happy Academic Freedom Day!

Feb 12, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Today is Charles Darwin's birthday, and the Intelligent Design community has declared a national Academic Freedom Day in his honor. The Discovery Institute think tank sponsors the Day, encouraging students to "speak out… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Sexual Harassment Again?

Feb 12, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

The title may be a bit misleading, since we've never suggested that genuine harrassment isn't something that needs to be dealt with swiftly and forcefully. But we've also had major problems with the kind of sexual harrassment… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Prof. Bertonneau Responds Again

Feb 12, 2010 by George Leef |

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Bertonneau on the Connection between Culture and Memory

Feb 12, 2010 by George Leef |

In the third of a series of articles for the Pope Center, Tom Bertonneau examines the connection between culture and memory. He finds that among today's college students, that connection is perilously weak.

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UC Irvine, Terminally Ill with Prejudice?

Feb 11, 2010 by Candace de Russy |

The rabid, hateful tenor of the recent, well-orchestrated verbal attack by Muslim students on Israel's gracious ambassador, Michael Oren, is painful to behold for those of us love higher education and this democracy. But judge… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Upcoming New York Association of Scholars Event

Feb 11, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

THE NEW YORK ASSOCIATION OF SCHOLARS

THE CUNY ASSOCIATION OF SCHOLARS

INVITE YOU TO ATTEND… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Law Professor: Belief in Sustainability Built on False Assumption of Stasis

Feb 11, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

David Friedman, a professor of Law and Economics at Santa Clara Law, blogs about sustainability:

The university I teach at is very big on "sustainability." As best I can tell, what it means is doing things in such… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Free Academic Questions Articles

Feb 11, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Enjoy “Corroding the Curriculum: Sustainability v. Education,” by Austin Williams, for free along with other AQ articles.

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Students Protest Mandatory Sustainability at FGCU

Feb 10, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

At Florida Gulf Coast University, where the curriculum is centered on the UN's Earth Charter, students say mandated eco-propaganda actually fosters anti-environmentalism. They are gathering signatures to a petition to present… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Are You a Parent of a College Kid?

Feb 10, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

We'd love to hear from you! The other evening, I overheard a mother talking to her college daughter on the phone. The conversation made me pause to consider college from a parent's point of view. Do you have a memorable… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Manliness on Campus a Hot Topic

Feb 10, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Last week I wrote an article for NAS entitled "The Death of Manliness at the University of Wyoming" about the UW administration's bias against  "Literature By and About Men" (also see "Cowboy Up" by David Clemens on this… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

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