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Academic Questions Summer 2018

In this issue of AQ, we confront the reign of identity politics and other postmodern manifestations.

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PROSPER Act: A Strong Start to Higher Ed Reform

The good, bad, and the ugly of the PROSPER Act.

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The Irreproducibility Crisis of Modern Science: Causes, Consequences, and the Road to Reform

Now is the time for open debate.

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Outsourced to China

A year after our report, Congress and the FBI are investigating campus Confucius Institutes.

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Confucius Institutes: Centers of Chinese Cultural Exchange, or Trojan Horses

Jul 12, 2018 by NAS |

PODCAST: Rachelle Peterson sits down with Ben Weingarten, host of "Big Ideas" to discuss Confucius Institutes.

Reviving the American History for Freedom Program

Jul 12, 2018 by Steve Balch |

Former NAS President Steve Balch writes on the efforts to revive and refund AHF.

Oregon Campuses Need Intellectual Freedom

Jul 09, 2018 by Bruce Gilley |

NAS Oregon Affiliate President Bruce Gilley writes in support of the PROSPER Act.

NAS Applauds Wisconsin High Court Ruling in McAdams Case

Jul 06, 2018 by NAS |

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

Moving Against Racial Discrimination

Jul 05, 2018 by NAS |

A statement on the Departments of Education and Justice decision to repeal seven guidelines on racial preferences in college admissions.

Weighing the Proposed Department of Education and the Workforce

Jun 29, 2018 by NAS |

President Trump floats a possible merger of the Department of Education and Labor. NAS weighs the proposal on its merits. 

Facebook Live Event: Capitol Ideas, A Preview of NAS’s Conference

Jun 27, 2018 by NAS |

Join us today at 2:00 PM ET as NAS Director of Policy Rachelle Peterson previews NAS's upcoming conference's speakers and panels you won't want to miss!

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.