August 21, 2018
John G. Maguire discusses how to improve college students’ writing.
December 19, 2016
College English classes should train students in scholarship, not subjectivity.
September 26, 2016
What politically correct subtitles can you compose for Charles Dickens' novels?
September 21, 2016
Are the classics outdated? Four reasons support the reading of old—even flawed—books.
January 12, 2016
NAS President Peter Wood, in a recent Heartlander article, explains the failures of Common Core and why it’s in the process of leaving America’s public schools.
December 17, 2015
David Randall reviews Helaine Smith's argument for close reading in Teaching Particulars, and considers its implications for higher education.
January 14, 2014
NAS president Peter Wood argues why cultivating an interest in the important and enduring achievements of the human imagination are as "relevant" as they ever were.
January 7, 2014
A sensible university in the Midwest shows a light-hearted side in a video featuring its president. Peter Wood gives a nod to the good humor and reflects on the strains of political correctness cropping up in the university's curriculum.
November 22, 2013
As we enter the last month of the semester, it's almost time for final exams. Here's a literature one for you, written by NAS president Peter Wood.
August 30, 2013
Ashley Thorne appeared on HuffPost Live to discuss the broader consequences of college common reading consisting almost entirely of recent books.