Academic Questions

Winter 2013

Volume 26 Issue 4

February 7, 2013

One Hundred Great Ideas for Higher Education

Richard Arum, Jill Biden, Andrew Delbanco, Joseph Epstein, Victor Davis Hanson, Wilfred McClay, Charles Murray, Ibn Warraq, Tom Wolfe, and many others share their ideas for reforming higher education....

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February 8, 2013

A Hundred Ideas for Reforming Higher Education

Peter Wood

The status quo is so deeply entrenched that only a fantasy map will get us out of the Great Gillikin Forest to the Emerald City, from the Inferno to the Paradiso.

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September 13, 2013

The Fall 2013 Issue of Academic Questions Is Out

Tessa Carter

The fall 2013 issue of AQ features "critical thoughts in critical times."

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November 1, 2013

Restoring a More Productive College Curriculum

Chuck Stetson

Chuck Stetson outlines a plan for preparing college students for success in work and in life.

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November 5, 2013

The HHS Mandate and Religious Liberty: A Primer

Adèle Auxier Keim

Many religious colleges and universities have brought lawsuits against the HHS contraceptive mandate. Adèle Auxier Keim outlines the arguments and reports on how the court cases are proceedi...

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April 16, 2013

The Common Core State Standards: Two Views

Mark Bauerlein

Jane Robbins describes the defects in the Common Core State Standards for English and math; Mark Bauerlein responds, seeing opportunity rather than disaster. 

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April 17, 2013

Both Wrong and Bad

Carl Cohen

In a review essay, Cohen says Russell Nieli's Wounds That Will Not Heal "contends that the products of race preference, or affirmative action, are bad—very, very bad."

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