February 24, 2024

Roland Hoover and the Role of a Great Faculty Adviser

Joshua T. Katz

"The first disappointment I felt when I entered Yale as a freshman in August 1987 came when I learned who had been assigned as my faculty adviser. Within a minute of meeting Mr. Hoover, however, I......

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February 24, 2024

Tails from Campus: The Illegal Rat

Jane L. Johnson

"During my undergraduate years at an elite East Coast women's college from 1960-64, I sorely missed a furry companion to keep me company in my monastic single room. My father ... sug......

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February 24, 2024

My Favorite Undergraduate History Professor

John M. Brown

"By contemporary recommended educational procedures and commonly accepted best practices, Dr. Jensen did it “all wrong.” Yet he became, and remains, my all-time favorite college teache......

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February 21, 2024

Connecticut’s Social Studies Standards Fail Students, Report Finds

National Association of Scholars

The Civics Alliance has just released Disowned Yankees: How Connecticut's Social Studies Standards Shortchange Students. This report provides a detailed critique of the Connecticut Elementary and......

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February 20, 2024

“The Evil West and the Innocent Rest”

Kali Jerrard

Utah’s recent legislation aims to reverse the anti-Western sentiment in higher education.

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February 20, 2024

South Dakota's House Bill 1213 Falls Short

National Association of Scholars

South Dakota should have new Centers in all its public universities, dedicated to teaching students about America’s and South Dakota’s traditions of liberty, republican self-government, an......

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February 15, 2024

VIDEO: Big Intel—An Interview with J. Michael Waller

National Association of Scholars

Join us for this special discussion on how intelligence agencies have strayed from their mission of protecting the people they are supposed to serve.

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February 14, 2024

A Comment on the College Cost Reduction Act

Teresa R. Manning

The College Cost Reduction Act is a decent starting point to address escalating costs in American higher education, but it is not a home run. 

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February 14, 2024

Utah's Senate Bill 226 Restores Western Civ Education

National Association of Scholars

The National Association of Scholars and the Civics Alliance enthusiastically endorse Utah Senate Bill 226, the School of General Education Act. If Utah passes SB 226 into law, it will become a l......

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February 13, 2024

The Great Academic Divorce with China

Ian Oxnevad

All signs show that American education is beginning a long and painful divorce with the People’s Republic of China. But will academia go through with it?

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October 31, 2023

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University of Washington Violated Non-Discrimination Policy, Internal Report Finds

A faculty hiring committee at the University of Washington “inappropriately considered candidates’ races when determining the order of offers,” provided “disparate op......

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After Claudine

The idea has caught on that the radical left overplayed its hand in DEI and is now vulnerable to those of us who seek major reforms. This is not, however, the first time that the a......

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The Ohio State Reports: DEI Contributions in Practice

New documents from Ohio State University detail how "diversity" factored into the evaluation of candidates considered for various departments....

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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....

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After Claudine

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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?...