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Social Scientists Vs. Climate Change

Apr 24, 2014 by Rachelle DeJong |

Rachelle DeJong live-blogs a conference at The New School on how to get people to live "greener" lives.

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Unpersuasive book argues that higher education should have a leftist bias

Apr 23, 2014 by George Leef |

"It reminds me of Don Quixote. Lazere wants his friends to see how gloriously he jousts with and punctures all those horrible right-wingers. But Cervantes’s novel is entertaining; the pages of this book are pointless and screechy."

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Dartmouth’s Freedom Budget: Peaceful Protest, or Intolerant Tolerance?

Apr 23, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |

Dartmouth president Philip Hanlon hopes to tame the tempers of Freedom Budget activists, but it remains to be seen whether he can truly transform the college.

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Scholars Applaud Supreme Court for Upholding Michigan Racial Preferences Ban

Apr 22, 2014 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: NAS praises the Court's decision to sustain a measure against racial discrimination in college admissions. 

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Happy Earth Day

Apr 22, 2014 by Rachelle DeJong |

How many institutions of higher education are celebrating Earth Day?

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Prager U: The Government vs. the American Character

Apr 22, 2014 by Jason Fertig |

Explosions in Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and other welfare programs are changing the American character for the worse—from one that focuses on individual responsibility and giving, to one that focuses on consumption.

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Outside the ‘Consensus’—Notes of a Climate Change ‘Denier’

Apr 22, 2014 by Peter Wood |

With regard to climate change, the academy enforces a hardened orthodoxy with increasing determination.

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Bowdoin’s Double Bogey

Apr 21, 2014 by Peter Wood |

"Bowdoin has a bad conscience. It knows that it has made some wrong turns but it doesn't like hearing that from a stranger."

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Are young Americans who don’t go to college “penalizing” themselves?

Apr 21, 2014 by George Leef |

College degrees aren't becoming more valuable, but their glut is confining those who don't have them to a shrinking, low-pay sector of the labor market.

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NYAS Event About Ukraine on May 4, 2014

Apr 21, 2014 by NAS |

Victor Rud will discuss "America, Ukraine, and Russia: Issues, Illusions, and Consequences."

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DeJong in Commentary Mag on Campus Sustainability Nudging

Apr 15, 2014 by NAS |

NAS research associate Rachelle DeJong has published an article in Commentary Magazine on the behavioral modification inherent in the campus sustainability movement. 

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Diversity Is a Sugar-Coated Lemon

Apr 14, 2014 by Ashley Thorne |

If colleges were at least honest about censoring opinions they don't like, would we be any better off?

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Brandeis Ought to Be Ashamed

Apr 14, 2014 by George Leef |

In its failure to engage a pluralism of views, Brandeis has reinforced a bad trend in American education.

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Prager U: God vs. Atheism: Which is More Rational?

Apr 12, 2014 by Jason Fertig |

Boston College professor of philosophy Peter Kreeft presents arguments for the existence of God.

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Letter to Brandeis University President

Apr 10, 2014 by Jay Bergman |

NAS board member and Brandeis alumnus Professor Jay Bergman, expresses his disappointment in the decision not to honor Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

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