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October 21, 2019

Peter Wood Receives Jeane Kirkpatrick Prize for Academic Freedom

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The Overton Window should be at its widest in the academy but rarely is that the case. In his acceptance speech, Peter wrestles with how to widen that window.

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January 29, 2019

Academic Unions: Join or Say, 'Goodbye to Your Career'

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NAS filed an amicus brief in support of St. Cloud State University political science professor Kathleen Uradnik.

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September 10, 2018

NAS Supports a Besieged Academic

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PRESS RELEASE: NAS circulates an open letter asking the University of Chicago and the Medieval Academy to vindicate Professor Rachel Fulton Brown.

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September 6, 2018

OAS Launches Campus Freedom Awards for Oregon College Students

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PRESS RELEASE: In response to declining intellectual freedom and diversity at Oregon college campuses, the OAS is creating the Oregon Campus Freedom Awards.

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July 6, 2018

NAS Applauds Wisconsin High Court Ruling in McAdams Case

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PRESS RELEASE: Wisconsin Supreme Court sides with academic freedom in the case of John McAdams.

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June 15, 2018

NAS Re-publishes "The Case for Colonialism"

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PRESS RELEASE: The National Association of Scholars re-publishes the most controversial article of the last year, "The Case for Colonialism," by Portland State University professor Bruce Gille...

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April 30, 2018

Scholars File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court in Manning v. Jones

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Seeking the right to be free of employment discrimination for expressing differing points of view.

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May 22, 2017

Charting Academic Freedom: 102 Years of Debate

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PRESS RELEASE: The National Assocation of Scholars releases a compilation of the key statements on academic freedom, enabling individuals to understand the debate more thoroughly.

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April 26, 2017

China Plants Flag at U.S. Universities

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PRESS RELEASE: NAS finds  that American colleges and universities have jeopardized their independence and academic freedom by succumbing to tools of China's soft power.

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January 27, 2016

Fix Values, Not Statues, Says National Association of Scholars

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PRESS RELEASE: The NAS releases an 11,000-word statement on the purposes of higher education.

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