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Collegiate Press Roundup

Jul 29, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

Student journalists who continue to work during summer vacation write about the money-driven world of professional sports, the national debt crisis,the search for superheroes,and Third Culture Kids.

Federal Judge Upholds Thought Reform at EMU

Jul 28, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

Yesterday, good news, since we were elated to acknowledge FIRE's victory for academic freedom at a California community college. Today, back to the more familiar bad news, since a federal judge has upheld the right of Eastern…

Less Effort, Higher Grades!

Jul 28, 2010 by George Leef |

In this week's Pope Center Clarion Call, Emory University history professor Patrick Allitt discusses the research finding that college students are putting in less and less time on their coursework, yet expect (and mostly get)…

Human Heredity Hoopla at SJCCD

Jul 28, 2010 by Candace de Russy |

California taxpayers are now on the hook for  $100,000, which the San José/Evergreen Community College District (SJCCD) has agreed to pay an adjunct professor in lost earnings in exchange for dismissal…

Renewable Debate: Progress vs. Sustainability

Jul 28, 2010 by Daniel Bonevac |

Philosophy professor Daniel Bonevac responds to a historian's critiques of his AQ article "Is Sustainability Sustainable?"

Collegiate Press Roundup 7-28-10

Jul 28, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

In this week's edition, student writers range from advising presidents and prime ministers, to pointing the finger in the Gulf oil spill.

Aikido-Style Grading

Jul 28, 2010 by Jason Fertig |

Some students just want to pass; others want to learn. One professor's study of martial arts inspired a method for dealing with this motivational disparity.

Another Comment on the Flap Over Grants to Teach Rand

Jul 27, 2010 by George Leef |

Philosophy professor James Otteson weighs in with some thoughtful comments here.

FIRE Scores Again for Academic Freedom

Jul 27, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

Our friends at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education continue their stellar work defending the academic freedom and First Amendment rights of college faculty members - especially untenured adjuncts - who collide with…

Reaching for the STARS

Jul 27, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Sustainability assessment on campus says a lot about the larger movement's need to count points.

Hamilton College to Prof. Paquette: Shut Up

Jul 27, 2010 by Peter Wood |

An academic official seeks to censor a Hamilton professor's NAS article "Dictatorships and Double Standards."

Is Muslim, Pro-Hamas/Hezbollah Speaker Indoctrinating NYC High-Schoolers?

Jul 26, 2010 by Candace de Russy |

You decide.

“Campus Culture” AQ Issue in Print

Jul 26, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

The summer issue of Academic Questions takes the pulse of campus culture and considers how the attitudes formed in college affect broader American culture.

Islands of Words

Jul 23, 2010 by David Clemens |

Back when Bravo provided high culture, I was entranced by a South Bank Show episode on a Caribbean poet named Derek Walcott.  When I saw Walcott would read at Stanford, I raced to hear him in person, only to be appalled by…

Keep John Galt Off Campus

Jul 23, 2010 by George Leef |

In today's Pope Center piece, my colleague Jay Schalin writes about the flap over the fact that some colleges have accepted funds from BB&T Foundation with the proviso that the money be used to support courses in which…

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