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Fall 2014 Academic Questions

Fall 2014 AQ highlights Western culture and civilization.

The Civilizing Power of Grammar School

Peter Wood addresses Great Hearts teachers.

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Revisiting the Classics

NAS invites readers to submit reflections on older books.

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Studies documenting trends in contemporary academia

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Peter Wood

President, National Association of Scholars

Ashley Thorne

Director of Communications, National Association of Scholars

Glenn Ricketts

Public Affairs Officer, National Association of Scholars

William H. Young

Author, Ordering America: Fulfilling the Ideals of Western Civilization

David Clemens

Professor of English, Monterey Peninsula College

George Leef

Director of Research, John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy

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Re-Cap of Ivory Tower Film Event

Sep 30, 2014 by NAS |

The National Association of Scholars hosted a screening of Ivory Tower in New York City.

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Revisiting the Classics: Stoner

Sep 25, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood reviews Stoner, a book for those who persist in loving great imaginative works.

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Academic Social Science and Washington History

Sep 24, 2014 by William H. Young |

William Young finds American history unrecognizable at our national museums of history.

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A Climate March Against Capitalism

Sep 24, 2014 by Peter Wood |

The world's largest climate march took place in New York City on Sunday, September 21.

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Study of American History is Losing its Priority

Sep 23, 2014 by Stan Cohen |

Generations of American students may be bypassing a field of study that is the cornerstone of the American legacy.

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Ohio Association of Scholars Lecture on October 22

Sep 22, 2014 by NAS |

The Ohio Association of Scholars will host a lecture on "The Coming Crisis in Higher Education" by Dr. Richard Vedder.

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Are Course Syllabi Covered by Copyright?

Sep 29, 2014 by George Leef |

George Leef argues that a syllabus should be a shared resource—not something kept under lock and key.

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The Collision Between Academic Freedom and Freedom of Contract: the Salaita Case

Aug 27, 2014 by George Leef |

George Leef offers his perspective on whether a university should have the freedom to decline to employ those who seem more interested in espousing political beliefs than in teaching.

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