Chance Layton

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September 26, 2018

The Irreproducibility Crisis Claims Another Victim

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David Randall writes on the firing of Cornell scientist Brian Wansink and the ongoing problem of irreproducibility. 

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August 14, 2018

How America Lost Its Scientific Edge and How to Get It Back

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NAS member Edward Dougherty writes on the decline of science and remedies to make Americans competitive once again.

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July 18, 2018

Turkey's Disappearing Miracle

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Turkey's universities strengthed academic freedom over the last three decades, now it faces extinction. What went wrong?

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October 3, 2016

The President of Portland State University Upholds Intellectual Freedom

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President Wim Wiewel explains in an email to students that the University is committed to free speech, peaceful protest, and "robust debate."

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July 27, 2016

California Takes Aim at Religious Freedom

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A new bill targets religious colleges and strips attending students of state grants. 

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March 22, 2016

Non-Trump University

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NAS President Peter Wood writes about the "bait-and-switch" of American higher education.

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March 22, 2016

Hate Crime Hoaxes

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In an article featured in Hate Crimes: A Reference Handbook, NAS Executive Director Ashley Thorne writes about the danger of hate crime hoaxes.

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March 8, 2016

College Students Want to Ban “Uncomfortable” Ideas

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In the wake of Black Lives Matter protests, a study shows students prefer closed minds over intellectual virtues.

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February 16, 2016

Taking Back Student Government

Chance Layton

In a Huffington Post article, Professor Andrew Pessin explains how students can take back their government from divisive activists. 

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