Academic Questions

Winter 2011

Volume 24 Issue 4

September 21, 2011

Milestones for the NAS

Peter Wood

NAS's two signal events in 2011 pointed college students back to the core principles of the liberal arts and sciences.

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September 23, 2011

Academe's House Divided

Daniel B. Klein

Daniel B. Klein reviews The Still Divided Academy, the final work of NAS and AQ editorial advisory board member Stanley Rothman, which was completed after his death by April Kelly-Woessner and Matth...

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March 10, 2011

Video: Academic Questions Author Zuhdi Jasser Discusses Radical Islam Hearings

Zuhdi Jasser, who wrote "Islamic Schools and American Civic Culture" for the spring 2011 issue of Academic Questions, testified at the Peter King hearings in Congress.

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March 15, 2011

Academic Questions Author Lawrence Mead on BBC

NYU professor Lawrence Mead, an author in a recent issue of Academic Questions, did a feature for the BBC on welfare reform in the UK.

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October 6, 2011

"Higher Education Bubble" AQ Issue in Print

Peter Wood

The fall 2011 issue of Academic Questions asks, "Is there a bubble in higher education?"

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March 28, 2011

"Islam in Scholarship and Education" AQ Issue in Print

Ashley Thorne

The spring 2011 issue of Academic Questions looks at the ways Islam and higher education interact today.

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November 1, 2011

BEST and Not Even Second Best on Global Warming

Peter Wood

While Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature's new study on global warming showcases disinterested inquiry at its best, Peter Wood examines whether the media coverage of these findings has managed t...

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January 11, 2012

The Liberal Arts Bubble

John Agresto

John Agresto writes that the bubble before the bubble is the collapse of the liberal arts among student majors today. This article appeared in the winter 2011 issue of Academic Questions (vol. 24...

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January 13, 2011

Political Correctness Being Replaced by Vapid "Scholasticism"

Ashley Thorne

In an article on Minding the Campus, Mary Grabar cites a recent article from NAS's journal Academic Questions, "The Other Danger...Scholasticism in Academic Research." 

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January 11, 2011

Academic Questions Authors in New York Times Peer Review Debate

Ashley Thorne

Stanley Trimble, Bill McKelvey, and Mohamed Gad-el-Hak draw on their findings in a recent AQ essay to contribute to a "Room for Debate" discussion on the publication of controversial research.

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January 18, 2011

AQ Author Toby Huff Cited in New York Times

Ashley Thorne

The New York Times recently ran an article by Edward Rothstein ("To Each His Own Museum, as Identity Goes on Display") about museum exhibitions that seek to vindicate certain groups' h...

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