Educated opinion and commentary on developments and trends in higher education

Page 1 of 139 pages   1 2 3 >  Last ›

The Muslim Call to Prayer at Duke

Jan 28, 2015 by Peter Wood |

NAS president Peter Wood evaluates Duke University's short-lived and ill-considered decision to broadcast the Muslim adhan every Friday on campus.

Continue Reading | 2 Comments >

APUSH, Not Common Core, Threatens Concept of American Exceptionalism

Jan 23, 2015 by Kevin T. Brady |

Kevin T. Brady finds the APUSH standards a far greater problem than Common Core.

Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

AQ Contributor Writes for TIME Magazine on Distortion of History in “Selma”

Jan 23, 2015 by Madison Iszler |

Academic Questions contributor David Kaiser writes for TIME Magazine on why the movie Selma is historically inaccurate.

Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

How MOOCs Threaten Your Privacy

Jan 23, 2015 by Rachelle Peterson |

Rachelle Peterson warns against several dangers of MOOCs, which include the possibility of data mining and privacy infringement.

Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Ferguson and the Decline in Anthropology

Jan 20, 2015 by Peter Wood |

NAS president and anthropologist Peter Wood observes the American Anthropological Association masking the truth to promote an ideological agenda.

Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Harry V. Jaffa, 1918-2015

Jan 15, 2015 by Allen C. Guelzo |

A remembrance of political philosophy scholar Harry Jaffa.

Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

APUSH Post-Civil War Coverage: History Lite

Jan 14, 2015 by John C. Chalberg |

John C. Chalberg finds the APUSH standards for the Post-Civil War era deceptively simple.

Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Opposing Common Core, State by State

Jan 13, 2015 by NAS |

Across the country, parents and citizens who are opposed to the Common Core State Standards have used Facebook to organize by state.

Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Push-Back on APUSH

Jan 12, 2015 by Robert L. Paquette |

Robert L. Paquette describes his encounter with AP history at the high school level.

Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Marquette’s Reputation at Stake

Jan 06, 2015 by Peter Wood |

The Jesuit university in Milwaukee rebuked a professor for blogging about what another instructor said to a student about discussing homosexuality in class. 

Continue Reading | 2 Comments >

The Cheap Moral Indignation of Bowdoin College

Jan 05, 2015 by Michael Toscano |

A highly ranked elite liberal arts college chastises students for dressing up as American Indians at Thanksgiving, while at the same time encouraging rampant immorality as part of campus culture.

Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Campus Tolerance for Violence

Dec 31, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood examines how academics have promoted and contributed to lawlessness and violence.

Continue Reading | 5 Comments >

Winter 2014 Academic Questions Features Special Section, “God and Guns”

Dec 17, 2014 by NAS |

The special section of the winter 2014 Academic Questions highlights campus attitudes toward guns and religion.

Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

APUSH: Tempest in a Teapot?

Dec 17, 2014 by Jonathan Bean |

Jonathan Bean isn't terribly upset about the new APUSH course.

Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Video Coverage of Common Core Debate at St. Francis College

Dec 16, 2014 by NAS |

St. Francis College recently hosted a debate on the Common Core between NAS President Peter Wood and Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Sol Stern. Video coverage of the full event is available for viewing.

Continue Reading | 1 Comment >
Page 1 of 139 pages   1 2 3 >  Last ›