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Racial Preferences at Harvard

Nov 19, 2018 by NAS |

NAS Board Member Professor Gail Heriot introduces a panel on Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard.

Announcing Our Podcast, Curriculum Vitae

Nov 08, 2018 by NAS |

In our inaugural podcast, NAS President Peter W. Wood sits down with Dennis Saffran to discuss Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard.

Harvard’s Discrimination Isn’t ‘Likeable’

Oct 22, 2018 by David Randall |

Racial preferences are unpopular. Who would have thought?

On Point with Peter Wood

Oct 19, 2018 by NAS |

On Wednesday, NAS President Peter Wood spoke to NPR’s On Point’s Meghna Chakrabarti about the case Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard.

A Ceiling on Asian Student Enrollment at MIT and Harvard?

Jun 25, 2018 by Ashley Thorne |

A new study, Too Many Asian Americans, provides evidence for racial discrimination in college admissions. 

Harvard Prepares to Host All Black Graduation

May 12, 2017 by Dion J. Pierre |

Is Harvard's all black graduation a benign trend or a step backwards? 

How Canon Change Should Happen

Apr 10, 2017 by Carol Iannone |

Carol Iannone argues for the traditional method of canon formation.

College Students Want to Ban “Uncomfortable” Ideas

Mar 08, 2016 by Chance Layton |

In the wake of Black Lives Matter protests, a study shows students prefer closed minds over intellectual virtues.

The Elephant and the Harvard Question

Oct 06, 2015 by David Randall |

Harvard students are willing to tolerate conservatives--but only on terms that cripple their own education.

Divesting from Free Speech

Sep 14, 2015 by Rachelle Peterson |

Rachelle Peterson explains that divestment activists have silenced debate, but done little to aid the environment.

Harvard Crimson Quotes Peter Wood on Political Imbalance

May 05, 2015 by Ashley Thorne |

A new study shows that in half of Harvard's colleges, all faculty political donations are to Democrats, and none are to Republicans.

Fueling Lawsuits

Nov 26, 2014 by Rachelle Peterson |

Harvard students sue to divest from fossil fuels.

Have MOOCs Replaced the Classroom?

Jan 28, 2014 by Rachelle Peterson |

Now, Massive Open Online Courses serve as a supplement to classroom learning, and it seems that colleges are more eager to produce them than to use them. But what happens when colleges embrace the MOOC?

Why People are Losing Trust in Higher Education

Jan 15, 2014 by George Leef |

Exhorbitant presidential salaries have promoted misuse of power and undermined the effectiveness of leadership, leading to distrust among students, faculty, and leaders, writes Harry R. Lewis.

The Highs and Lows of 2013: NAS Picks Higher Ed’s Top Ten Stories

Dec 24, 2013 by Peter Wood |

NAS recaps the top ten higher education stories from 2013. 

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