Read thoughts and initiatives from the National Association of Scholars.

March 23, 2024

Misadventures of a Reluctant Student—A Whimsical Memoir

Nils A. Haug

Education. What does that really mean? Does it imply certain requirements such as a university degree or a high school certificate to succeed in life? What is it exactly that makes a person educated?

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March 20, 2024

Penn Tries to Punish and Purge Thought Criminal Amy Wax

Teresa R. Manning

Wax's crime is precisely in keeping her mind free—in having and speaking her thoughts born of observations, research, and reasoning, regardless of the political correctness police. 

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March 19, 2024

DEI from Up High

Kali Jerrard

As funding for DEI hiring takes over medical schools, discrimination concerns arise.

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March 12, 2024

The Affair of Yale and Rural China

Ian Oxnevad

Yale's tepid outreach to rural America fails to compare to its investment in China. 

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March 9, 2024

A Portrait of Claireve Grandjouan

Helaine L. Smith

Claireve Grandjouan, when I knew her, was Head of the Classics Department at Hunter College, and that year gave a three-hour Friday evening class in Egyptian archaeology.

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