May 22, 2020
When the SARS-CoV-2 virus first appeared, many experts understated the threat. Now more than two months into the pandemic these same experts have coalesced around the most hyperbolic disease modeling.
September 26, 2018
David Randall writes on the firing of Cornell scientist Brian Wansink and the ongoing problem of irreproducibility.
August 1, 2018
Last week NAS President Peter Wood wrote to University of Houston President Renu Khator asking for a review of a high profile case of plagiarism.
September 1, 2015
Indiana Wesleyan University revokes a degree after NAS spotlighted a plagiarized dissertation.
August 27, 2015
NAS president Peter Wood calls on Dr. David Wright, president of Indiana Wesleyan University, to investigate allegations of a plagiarized doctoral dissertation issued by the university.
February 6, 2015
The recent college sports scandals at UNC and elsewhere reveal deeper problems in the current culture of higher education.
May 24, 2014
New research uncovers shady science behind the EPA's environmental regulations.
April 14, 2014
If colleges were at least honest about censoring opinions they don't like, would we be any better off?
September 13, 2012
The sacked former ethnic studies professor loses another round.
August 7, 2012
Colleges and universities tend to spend lavishly on diversity and sustainability initiatives, but is this really the best use of their (and taxpayers') money?