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Fall 2014 Academic Questions

Fall 2014 AQ highlights Western culture and civilization.

Statement on CASA

The NAS has concerns about the new Campus Accountability and Safety Act.

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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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Articles

Educated opinion and commentary on developments and trends in higher education

NAS Blog

A forum for highlighting news and views in higher education

Reports

Studies documenting trends in contemporary academia

Press Releases

News from the National Association of Scholars

Statements

Official positions taken by the National Association of Scholars

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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Revisiting the Classics: Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics

Aug 20, 2014 by Mitchell Langbert |

NAS is calling upon readers to submit reflections on old books. Professor Mitchell Langbert discusses how Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics offers value for students that a modern text cannot provide.

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Fall 2014 Academic Questions Highlights Western Culture and Tradition

Aug 14, 2014 by NAS |

The fall 2014 issue of Academic Questions offers special essays, poetry, and reviews that illimune the foundations of Western tradition.

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Campus Activism: The Fight for Imaginary Victories

Aug 13, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Campus activists fight against an imaginary villain of social injustice.

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Small Latin, and Less Greek

Aug 13, 2014 by Bruce S. Thornton |

Bruce Thornton, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and professor at California State University, Fresno, reviews Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures, and Innovations by Mary Beard.

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The Clery Act: More Campus Safety Or Just a Wasteful Mandate?

Aug 20, 2014 by George Leef |

Top-down controls have been put in place on college campuses to improve campus safety, but these efforts waste resources and do little to solve the problem.

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NAS Member Barbara Oakley Teaches Popular MOOC

Aug 15, 2014 by NAS |

NAS member Barbara Oakley is teaching the largest course on learning ever taught. 

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Group Preferences Based on “Place” vs. Preferences Based on Race

Aug 13, 2014 by George Leef |

George Leef reviews Professor Sheryll Cashin's recent book, Place, Not Race.

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Minding the Campus’s John Leo Profiled

Aug 11, 2014 by George Leef |

The Week magazine has posted a profile of Minding the Campus's John Leo.

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