November 29, 2022

Video: "The Maltese Falcon" by Dashiell Hammett

National Association of Scholars

Listen as our panel of scholars discusses what makes Dashiell Hammett's "The Maltese Falcon" a great American novel.

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November 29, 2022

Twenty-Five Guidelines for Writing Prose

David Randall

The National Association of Scholars has Prose Guidelines for internal use. Other nonprofit organizations may find them useful—as may writing instructors and would-be writers.

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November 23, 2022

Exciting Endorsements, Engaged Citizens, and New Virginia Standards

David Randall

The holiday season is upon us, but the Civics Alliance is still firing on all cylinders.

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November 22, 2022

Video: "The Virginian"

National Association of Scholars

Listen in as we discuss what makes Owen Wister's "The Virginian" a great American novel.

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November 22, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving from NAS!

Marina Ziemnick

Before you indulge in your Thanksgiving feast, indulge us for a moment as we reflect on three things we’re grateful for this year.

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November 21, 2022

Statement and Recommendations on the Revised Virginia Social Studies Standards

National Association of Scholars

The National Association of Scholars and the Civics Alliance provide further suggestions to improve the revised draft of the Virginia Social Studies Standards.

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November 17, 2022

Video: The Birth of Flight

National Association of Scholars

Listen as our panel of scholars discusses the ways in which early flying machines and the innovations it offered changed American life.

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November 17, 2022

Statement on Recent Student Loan Court Decisions

Teresa R. Manning

The Biden Administration's student loan forgiveness plan is overreaching and includes no reforms to the existing financing system. Recent Court decisions point Biden to legislative, not executive,......

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November 15, 2022

Video: "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe

National Association of Scholars

Listen as our panel of scholars discusses what makes Edgar Allan Poe's "The Fall of the House of Usher" a great American story.

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November 15, 2022

A Parasite at the Core of American Higher Education

Marina Ziemnick

NAS is committed to exposing the damage done by the diversity bureaucracy and resisting the corrosive ideology that drives their work. We urge you to join us in our efforts.

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October 25, 2022

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NAS President Peter Wood Addresses the Pending Racial Preferences Cases

Read NAS president Peter Wood's remarks on the upcoming Supreme Court cases, which he presented at a meeting of "Oasis," an informal group of academics and intellectuals based in......

July 25, 2022

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Against Transgenderism

The ideology of transgenderism strives to slam shut any door that offers opposition to its attempts to acquire power and control. This statement explains our opposition to such an ideology i......

October 20, 2022

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NAS Statement on Nomination of Ben Sasse for University of Florida President

We believe that Senator Sasse would make an excellent president of the University of Florida, and we urge the Board of Trustees to follow the search committee’s recommendation....

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May 15, 2015

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Where Did We Get the Idea That Only White People Can Be Racist?

A look at the double standard that has arisen regarding racism, illustrated recently by the reaction to a black professor's biased comments on Twitter....

October 12, 2010

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Ask a Scholar: What is the True Definition of Latino?

What does it mean to be Latino? Are only Latin American people Latino, or does the term apply to anyone whose language derived from Latin?...

May 12, 2017

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Harvard Prepares to Host All Black Graduation

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