Recent Articles

Video: "The Maltese Falcon" by Dashiell Hammett

Listen as our panel of scholars discusses what makes Dashiell Hammett's "The Maltese Falcon" a great American novel.

Twenty-Five Guidelines for Writing Prose

The National Association of Scholars has Prose Guidelines for internal use. Other nonprofit organizations may find them useful—as may writing instructors and would-be writers.

Exciting Endorsements, Engaged Citizens, and New Virginia Standards

The holiday season is upon us, but the Civics Alliance is still firing on all cylinders.

Video: "The Virginian"

Listen in as we discuss what makes Owen Wister's "The Virginian" a great American novel.

Most Recent from Minding The Campus

My Compelled Speech is Your “Academic Freedom”?

As Florida’s midterm victories by conservative candidates are celebrated across the country as a blueprint for the counter-woke movement, U.S. District Judge Mark E. Walker rebuffed the trend. After i......

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Woke?

Following the antics on today’s college campuses undoubtedly invites mental illness. It’s not easy watching a speaker at an Ivy League school get shouted down with chants of “No KKK, no fascist USA” o......



America’s Middle East Studies Centers were originally founded to study the politics, culture, and language of Middle Eastern nations. But our analyses and case studies demonstrate that Middle Ea......

Outsourced to Qatar

This case study reveals how Qatar uses partnerships with American universities to advance its own interests and values. In partnering with Qatar, American universities have invested substantial t......

The Anatomy of a Diversity Equity and Inclusion Takeover

This study of the University of Tennessee’s Diversity Action Plans finds that they further entrench the dominance of diversity, equity, and inclusion, espousing an ideology that makes narro......

Shifting Sands: Report II

Shifting Sands: Flimsy Food Findings examines how irreproducible science affects select areas of government policy and regulation governed by different federal agencies. This second report focuse......


November 22, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving from NAS!

Before you indulge in your Thanksgiving feast, indulge us for a moment as we reflect on three things we’re grateful for this year....

November 15, 2022

A Parasite at the Core of American Higher Education

NAS is committed to exposing the damage done by the diversity bureaucracy and resisting the corrosive ideology that drives their work. We urge you to join us in our efforts....

November 8, 2022

Will America's Educrats Pass the Midterm Exam?

A revolt at the polls may be coming—but not the kind that the Biden Administration seems to expect....


Statement and Recommendations on the Revised Virginia Social Studies Standards

The National Association of Scholars and the Civics Alliance provide further suggestions to improve the revised draft of the Virginia Social Studies Standards.

NAS Statement on Louisiana’s Foreign Funding Transparency Bill

The National Association of Scholars congratulates the state of Louisiana for passing a robust foreign funding disclosure requirement for its higher education institutions.

Press Releases

NAS Jointly Releases Three Model Bills to Reform Education Licensure

The Model Education Licensure Code provides three model bills state policymakers can use to reform education schools and the education licensure process.

Middle East Studies Centers Captured by Activists, Report Finds

Middle East Studies Centers have strayed from their mission to objectively study the Middle East and Islam, a new report from the National Association of Scholars concludes.


Event: The University: Friend or Foe of Science?

Join the National Association of Scholars on Friday, November 11, for a fascinating discussion about the interface of activism, administrative power, and science.

Event: Saving Evolution from Itself

Join the National Association of Scholars on Friday, October 28, at 3 pm ET for a wide-ranging and penetrating discussion of one of science's modern dogmas.