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Academic Questions Summer 2018

In this issue of AQ, we confront the reign of identity politics and other postmodern manifestations.

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PROSPER Act: A Strong Start to Higher Ed Reform

The good, bad, and the ugly of the PROSPER Act.

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The Irreproducibility Crisis of Modern Science: Causes, Consequences, and the Road to Reform

Now is the time for open debate.

Examine our findings >

Outsourced to China

A year after our report, Congress and the FBI are investigating campus Confucius Institutes.

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Ashley Thorne

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Rachelle Peterson

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Glenn Ricketts

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RSVP today for the launch of Beach Books 2017-2018 at First Things on Tuesday, October 2nd.

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PRESS RELEASE: NAS circulates an open letter asking the University of Chicago and the Medieval Academy to vindicate Professor Rachel Fulton Brown.

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PRESS RELEASE: In response to declining intellectual freedom and diversity at Oregon college campuses, the OAS is creating the Oregon Campus Freedom Awards.

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