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December 27, 2018

Episode #8: The Cultural Heartbeat with Nahma Sandrow

NAS

In this week's edition of Curriculum Vitae, Peter Wood sits down to discuss her career in Yiddish theatre. 

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September 15, 2016

How Diversity Came to Mean 'Downgrade the West'

Are students gaining anything by replacing the universalism of the West with the particularism of diversity?

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May 2, 2016

Update on the State of Western Civilization at Stanford

Stanford Review Editorial Board

Earlier this year the Stanford Review petitioned for a Western Civilization course requirement in the University's core curriculum. Their Editorial Board provides an update on the initiative.

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December 16, 2014

Video Coverage of Common Core Debate at St. Francis College

NAS

St. Francis College recently hosted a debate on the Common Core between NAS President Peter Wood and Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Sol Stern. Video coverage of the full event is availabl...

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July 21, 2014

Building a Community?

Anthony Esolen

Anthony Esolen, Professor of English at Providence College and translator of classic works, discusses how a classical common core promotes intellectual life, communion, and wonder. 

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February 12, 2014

Rise Up, UNC Alumni

George Leef

Alumni should insist that the University of North Carolina do something about its weak general education requirements, writes alum Arch Allen.

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February 6, 2014

From Democritus to Disney: ACTA Charts Academic Devolution of Elite Colleges

Marilee Turscak

The ACTA's examination of America's top-ranked liberal arts colleges reveals a deemphasis on fundamental subjects. 

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January 28, 2014

Carving Out the Core: A Former Homeschooler’s Perspective on the CCSS

Marilee Turscak

How will the inclusion of Core material in standardized tests affect the nation's homeschool population? 

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