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July 13, 2021

$300,000 for an M.F.A. in Film—Why Not?

David Acevedo

A new Wall Street Journal article exposes America’s broken student debt system—what can be done?

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July 6, 2021

Diversity, Equity, and Intrusion in the Sciences

David Acevedo

The NAS has launched a new project analyzing DEI initiatives in STEM departments. Lead Researcher Christopher Sanfilippo begins with an examination of woke STEM at Harvard.

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June 29, 2021

End Qualified Immunity for Higher Ed Administrators

David Acevedo

Denying public colleges and universities qualified immunity has the potential to change the actions, if not the hearts, of overreaching administrators.

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June 22, 2021

ED Celebrates Pride Month with New Interpretation of Title IX

David Acevedo

The Biden administration is on a dangerous path with Title IX, one that will only lead to rampant injustice for students, professors, and administrators alike.

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June 15, 2021

Florida Turns Up the Heat on Foreign Influence

David Acevedo

Last week, Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law a pair of bills targeting malign foreign influence in Florida higher education—House Bill 7017 and House Bill 1523.

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June 8, 2021

The Federal Student Loan System is to Blame for the Debt Crisis

David Acevedo

How a program intended to increase educational access has hurt American students.

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June 1, 2021

Rubio Moves to Confront China, Senate Votes “Nay”

David Acevedo

When will federal lawmakers get serious about protecting American research?

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May 25, 2021

Modern Science on Shifting Sands

David Acevedo

NAS has launched a new series of reports, Shifting Sands, which examines the effects of the scientific irreproducibility crisis on government regulation.

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May 18, 2021

Keeping the Republic from Neo-Racist Chaos

David Acevedo

Thanks to the academy, America has a new racial lexicon. But do we know the precise definitions and consequences of these neo-racist concepts?

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