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

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Charting Academic Freedom: 103 Years of Debate

A resource for understanding how threats to academic freedom have shifted.

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AP European History

College Board unsatisfactorily responsds to NAS's critiques of their AP European History Exam.

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From Suffrage to Suppression: Women Now Lead in Anti-Speech Sentiment

Mar 16, 2018 by Keli Carender |

Free speech advocates must figure out why women support restrictions on free speech at a higher rate than men.

Another Incoherent Protest This Time by Law Students

Mar 12, 2018 by Peter Wood |

At Minding the Campus, NAS President Peter Wood writes about the lack of consequences that protesters face after disrupting campus speakers.

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Mar 12, 2018 by Rachelle Peterson |

Rachelle Peterson writes at The Hill about six practical steps the US government can take in response to Confucius Institutes. 

NAS Awards Fraser Barron Scholarship to Eleanor Schneider

Mar 09, 2018 by NAS |

The NAS has awarded Eleanor Schneider the 2018 Fraser Barron Memorial Scholarship in Renaissance & Western History.

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Mar 08, 2018 by Peter Wood |

Writing at Minding the Campus, NAS President Peter Wood discusses how student walkouts subordinate education to the quest for power.

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Mar 08, 2018 by Peter Wood |

NAS welcomes Seth Forman, the new Managing Editor of Academic Questions.

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At American Greatness, Emina Melonic asks what can be done about the increasingly frequent suppression of speech by indoctrinated college students.

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NAS Board Member Amy Wax's 2017 op-ed is still making waves in 2018.