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December 2, 2020

Walter E. Williams: What I've Learned About Teaching Well

Walter E. Williams

In remembrance of a great economist and professor, we republish Prof. Williams' essay of advice to any future educator who wants to teach well.

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December 1, 2020

Cracking Down on Illegal Ties to China

John David

UPDATED 12/01/20: We’re tracking American professors, higher ed administrators, students, and government researchers who have been investigated or charged for illegal ties to China.

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December 1, 2020

COVID-19 Spurs Rule by Bureaucracy

John David

Higher ed administrators have kept busy lining their own pockets at the expense of faculty, students, and “non-essential” staff at all levels of the university.

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November 30, 2020

University Administrators’ Pandemic Power Grab

Neetu Arnold

Universities are taking advantage of the pandemic to "hollow out the middle," that is, to defenestrate full-time and tenured faculty from their positions of influence in the university.

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November 25, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving from NAS!

John David

Even in this rollercoaster of a year, there is still much for which we may be thankful. Here are our top five encouraging higher ed developments from 2020.

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