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Pushing American History as a Long Tale of Oppression

Aug 22, 2014 by Peter Wood |

The new APUSH is leaving out important figures in U.S. History and focusing instead on a history of the United States as an oppressor. 

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NAS at the Movies: Documentary Film Screening of Ivory Tower in New York City

Aug 22, 2014 by NAS |

NAS will host a film screening of Ivory Tower in New York City.

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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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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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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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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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Acknowledging Things of Darkness: Postcolonial Criticism of The Tempest

Aug 11, 2014 by Duke Pesta |

In the Fall 2014 issue of Academic Questions, Duke Pesta, associate professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, writes on the limitations of postcolional criticism.

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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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Statement on Campus Accountability and Safety Act

Aug 08, 2014 by NAS |

The NAS has concerns about the Campus Accountability and Safety Act, which could potentially encourage college communities to implicate innocent parties.

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Sustainability Triumphalism

Aug 08, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |

As new reports express skepticism about anthropogenic global warming, sustainability activists proclaim their cause more boldly than ever.

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Selecting a Reforming President for the University of Texas

Aug 08, 2014 by Publius Audax |

A faculty member at the University of Texas, Austin offers a reform plan for the university's Board of Regents.

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Assigning Blame for the Degradation of Higher Ed

Aug 08, 2014 by George Leef |

Establishment voices blame critics and innovators for the degradation of higher ed.

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