Dorms/Residence Life

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Delaware Res Life Video Soars in YouTube Popularity

Apr 24, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

The video

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Slouching Toward the Therapeutic University: Part 2

Mar 31, 2009 by Tom Wood |

How the "students as customers" attitude and the self-esteem movement undermine good education.

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Friday Frogs Legs

Mar 20, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

DiversityInc ratings, Residence life video, Affirmative action in California, Students "feel empty" and look to Great Books, Peter Wood in Inside Higher Ed, Is the internet stupefying students?, Letter to Obama: lose "achievement"… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Never Mind Tocqueville, Let’s List Slurs

Feb 26, 2009 by Bill Rivers |

A participant in the University of Delaware's now infamous indoctrination program recollects some not-so-fond memories.

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Panel 4: Are the Dorms Being Politicized?

Feb 24, 2009 by |

Video: The final panel at the January 2009 national NAS conference was based on our initiative, "How Many Delawares?" The panel was moderated by Velma Montoya and included speakers Adam Kissel, John K. Wilson, and Jan Blits.

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How the Dorms Are Politicized: The Case of the University of Delaware

Jan 14, 2009 by Adam Kissel |

This paper was presented by Adam Kissel at a panel at the National Association of Scholars general conference in Washington, DC, on January 11, 2009. Kissel is the director of the Individual Rights Defense Program at the Foundation… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

The Communitarian ResLife Movement: Part 4 (Final)

Aug 25, 2008 by Tom Wood |

Is the university a public square?

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The Communitarian ResLife Movement: Part 3

Aug 21, 2008 by Tom Wood |

What can a mission statement tell us about a college's susceptibility to communitarian ideals? Thomas Wood compares the mission statements of Harvard, Berkeley, and U of Delaware.

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The Communitarian ResLife Movement: Part 2

Aug 18, 2008 by Tom Wood |

Thomas Wood explains how the three circles of sustainability overlap to produce a new pedagogy in residence halls.

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Pullups: Outgrowing the dorm diapers and doing the real world workout

Jul 28, 2008 by Peter Wood |

If students need a grown-up university, why are colleges feeding them baby food?

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The Communitarian ResLife Movement

Jul 18, 2008 by Tom Wood |

What exactly is the ideology underlying res life programs today? Sustainability? Communitariansim? Social Justice? Oh my.

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Rebuilding Campus Community: The Wrong Imperative

Jul 16, 2008 by |

A Statement of the National Association of Scholars

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We’ll Be Watching

May 27, 2008 by Jan H. Blits , Linda S. Gottfredson |

The University of Delaware

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Delaware’s Amateur Hour or For Whom the Gong Tolls

May 15, 2008 by Steve Balch |

A message from NAS President Steve Balch to American faculty about the residence life debacle at the University of Delaware.

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How to Defeat the Res Lifer’s Nouveau Indoctrination Program

May 08, 2008 by Tom Wood |

It's not the university's job to save the planet.

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