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August 3, 2016

Meet the NAS Interns

National Association of Scholars

Chance, Vo, and Michael are students who care about NAS's mission and have been working hard to support our work. 

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June 10, 2016

Students Are Not Customers

Peter Wood

Peter Wood argues that higher education entails a hierarchical relationship between students who seeks knowledge and others who teach knowledge, as opposed to a consumer relationship.

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November 3, 2015

Outlaw Literacy

Peter Wood

Detroit's schools barely produce more educationally proficient students than they do juvenile delinquents.

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August 19, 2015

Patriotism Is Not Just for Conservatives

Ashley Thorne

Ashley Thorne responds to a New Yorker article on civics education. 

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April 7, 2015

Academic Social Science and Scientific Literacy

William H. Young

William Young examines the misunderstanding and misuse of scientific concepts by academic social scientists.

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December 1, 2014

Libertarians vs. Progressives: The New Campus Divide

Peter Wood

There is a dramatic divide on campus between students caught up in campus "hook-up culture" and feminist crusaders against "rape culture."

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October 17, 2014

Aspiring Adults Adrift

George Leef

George Leef reviews a new book by Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa, authors of Academically Adrift.

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April 22, 2014

Prager U: The Government vs. the American Character

Jason Fertig

Explosions in Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and other welfare programs are changing the American character for the worse—from one that focuses on individual responsibility and giving, to...

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February 19, 2014

On the Problem of Student Mismatching

George Leef

Students are choosing universities for which they are underqualified, opting for "party schools" over more prestigious universities. The market of education allows for customers to pick and choose a...

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January 16, 2014

Students Sue over Discriminatory Funding at the University of Michigan

Marilee Turscak

The University of Michigan backed a student group lobbying for affirmative action, while denying another group funding for a speaker who argued against racial preferences.

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