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Explore the debate and science of Academic Dishonesty.

September 26, 2018

The Irreproducibility Crisis Claims Another Victim

Chance Layton

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

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August 1, 2018

Turning a Blind Eye To Academic Dishonesty

Peter Wood

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. 

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September 1, 2015

A Revoked Doctorate for Little Rock School District Former Leader

Ashley Thorne

Indiana Wesleyan University revokes a degree after NAS spotlighted a plagiarized dissertation.

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August 27, 2015

Open Letter to Indiana Wesleyan University

Peter Wood

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. 

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February 6, 2015

Forfeiting Education: Sports and Collegiate Culture

Madison Iszler

The recent college sports scandals at UNC and elsewhere reveal deeper problems in the current culture of higher education.

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May 24, 2014

EPA-Gate?

April 14, 2014

Diversity Is a Sugar-Coated Lemon

Ashley Thorne

If colleges were at least honest about censoring opinions they don't like, would we be any better off?

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September 13, 2012

Ward Churchill: Still Fired

August 7, 2012

Green Acres

Peter Wood

Colleges and universities tend to spend lavishly on diversity and sustainability initiatives, but is this really the best use of their (and taxpayers') money?

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February 21, 2012

The Vocabulary of Virtue

David Clemens

You can’t end racism by practicing racism, even when you pretend it is virtuous.

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