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November 14, 2019

Episode #45: Seth Forman on the Middle Class

Peter Wood

Seth Forman, the managing editor of NAS’s journal Academic Questions, joins Peter W. Wood to discuss the relationship between higher education and the middle class.

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December 6, 2018

Unorthodox Ideas

NAS

The Winter 2018 issue of Academic Questions at a glance. 

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December 5, 2018

Ambient Rage

Peter Wood

A review of Howard S. Schwartz's Political Correctness and the Destruction of the Social Order: Chronicling the Rise of the Pristine Self.

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October 4, 2018

Shedding Humanity, Shredding the Humanities

Anthony Esolen

An incident with a student provides the occasion for Anthony Esolen’s exposition of how identity politics has made humanities education nearly impossible and the “very notion of a common g...

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October 4, 2018

Measuring Sexual Assault on Campus: The Clery Report Challenge

Dan Subotnik

A careful dissection of the most widely used surveys on campus sexual assaults indicates that the problem might be something less than the scourge it is often portrayed as.

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June 4, 2018

Can Reason Win?

NAS

The Summer 2018 issue of Academic Questions at a glance. 

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December 13, 2017

Societal Threats from Ideologically Driven Science

Edward J. Calabrese

Personal bias has gotten in the way of good science. 

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August 23, 2017

Higher Education in the Age of Trump

NAS

This AQ issue discusses how President Donald Trump will affect higher education in the United States.

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August 14, 2017

Amending the First Amendment

Paul Rahe

In the Fall 2017 Academic Questions (vol. 30 no. 3), Paul A. Rahe outlines the decline of the First Amendment and the dangers that decline poses.

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