NAS president Peter Wood and Harvard law professor Randall Kennedy debate affirmative action at an event sponsored by the University Union at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
NAS president Peter Wood will debate Harvard Law professor and author Randall Kennedy on April 12.
Spiked releases a report on Free Speech University Rankings.
Rachelle Peterson explains that divestment activists have silenced debate, but done little to aid the environment.
Rachelle Peterson discussed the college divestment movement in the New York Times Room for Debate.
St. Francis College recently hosted a debate on the Common Core between NAS President Peter Wood and Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Sol Stern. Video coverage of the full event is available for viewing.
Donald Lazere responds to George Leef's review of Why Education Should Have a Leftist Bias.
NAS board member Gail Heriot debated the motion, "Affirmative Action on Campus Does More Harm than Good" on Intelligence Squared.
Dr. Donald Lazere offers an appeal to NAS.
NAS president Peter Wood explains why NAS won't boycott the boycotters: academia is meant to argue and persuade, not merely to get the upper hand by any means necessary.
Members of the American Studies Association are voting on an academic boycott of Israel, which would violate academic freedom.
Brooklyn College continues to suppress conservatives in word and deed.
There's a set of electronic panels in Florida that is supposed to foster civility among students whose opinions differ.
Resolved: Too Many People Go to College.
Law Professor Charles E. Rounds, Jr. argues that maintaining in-house clinics is impractical and cuts into time that would be better devoted to additional study of the basics.
Attorney David French argues that although these clinics aren't perfect, they nevertheless provide helpful experience for law school students.
Ashley Thorne and Peter Wood debated Education Sector's Kevin Carey on Minnesota Public Radio's online forum Insight Now.
Thought-provoking sayings from a renowned historian and former NAS board member.
Stanley Trimble, Bill McKelvey, and Mohamed Gad-el-Hak draw on their findings in a recent AQ essay to contribute to a "Room for Debate" discussion on the publication of controversial research.
Faculty and students at Wesleyan University lashed out in anger against a campus group for its demonstration on the injustice of racial preferences.
Presenting both sides of controversies begins with recognizing that an opponent is not a “bad person."
MIT climatologists (and friends) Richard Lindzen and Kerry Emanuel emphatically disagree on global warming.
NAS welcomes the emergence of Intellectual Takeout, a one-stop-shop of resources for all those interested in learning about freedom.
Two contrasting student views of the "main topic" at Smith College.
Do universities study conservative political thought?
Have the liberal arts influenced our nation's leading political analysts?
Part of NAS's mission is to "sustain the tradition of civil debate in America
On the Sometimes Difficult Task of Setting the Record Straight or Getting Heard Above the Din Especially if Your Points Are Prolix
Remembrance of William F. Buckley, Jr.