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June 21, 2017

Five Telling Campus Outbreaks of the 2016-17 Academic Year

NAS

Peter Wood comments on troubling stories from American higher education this past academic year.

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January 28, 2015

The Muslim Call to Prayer at Duke

Peter Wood

NAS president Peter Wood evaluates Duke University's short-lived and ill-considered decision to broadcast the Muslim adhan every Friday on campus.

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August 4, 2014

Clarifying Islamic Terms

Carol Iannone

The recent destruction of the Tomb of Jonah is a mystifying action. Mark Movsesian analyzes potential motives behind this conflict.

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April 10, 2014

Letter to Brandeis University President

Jay Bergman

NAS board member and Brandeis alumnus Professor Jay Bergman, expresses his disappointment in the decision not to honor Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

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July 6, 2012

The Trouble with Multiculturalism

Clifford D. May

A new book by Salim Mansur, born an Indian Muslim, argues that multiculturalism propagates the false notion that all cultures are equally good.

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December 9, 2011

Harvard Prof Loses Summer Session Courses Because of "Offensive" Op Ed

Glenn Ricketts

We learn from this IHE piece that Harvard economist Subramanian Swamy was apparently pretty distressed by last summer's hotel bombing in Mumbai, India by Muslim extremists. Swamy gave full vent to his feelings in a lengthy op ed piece there, ar...

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July 5, 2011

Daniel Pipes Quotes AQ Author Andrew Bieszad on NRO

Ashley Thorne

In a National Review Online article describing the decline of Middle East Studies in American higher education, Daniel Pipes quotes from Andrew Bieszad's recent article, "Islamo-Correctness at Hartford Seminary," in Academic Questions: The&nb...

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June 8, 2011

A "Gentlemen's Agreement" at Yale?

Ashley Thorne

Questions arise about Yale's decision to close an interdisciplinary program on anti-Semitism.

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March 28, 2011

"Islam in Scholarship and Education" AQ Issue in Print

Ashley Thorne

The spring 2011 issue of Academic Questions looks at the ways Islam and higher education interact today.

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March 10, 2011

Video: Academic Questions Author Zuhdi Jasser Discusses Radical Islam Hearings

Zuhdi Jasser, who wrote "Islamic Schools and American Civic Culture" for the spring 2011 issue of Academic Questions, testified at the Peter King hearings in Congress.

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