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Why are Most Professors Leftists?

Feb 10, 2010 by George Leef |

That has been a hot topic of late. In today's Pope Center Clarion Call, seven professors who are not leftist offer their thoughts on the thesis that the job of professor just doesn't fit the image that conservatives and… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Florida Students Petition to Make Mandatory Sustainability Course Optional

Feb 10, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Florida Gulf Coast University students say mandated eco-propaganda actually fosters anti-environmentalism.

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Minorities Set Up Whites-Only Scholarship Program

Feb 09, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

The Oregon League of Minority Voters has announced its intention to create a college scholarship program for white students who will study race relations. Via the Chronicle of Higher Education, the Oregonian has… Continue Reading | 2 Comments >

Professor Bertonneau Replies

Feb 09, 2010 by George Leef |

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Overheard at Starbuck’s: A Parents Call

Feb 09, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Parents and grandparents of college students, we’d love to hear from you. Do you have a memorable comment your child has said about his or her college experience?

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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 >

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