January 8, 2024

NAS on the Harvard President's Resignation

National Association of Scholars

The National Association of Scholars welcomes the decision by Claudine Gay to resign the presidency of Harvard University. We also welcome the Harvard Corporation’s role in assenting to this res......

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January 3, 2024

Remembering Carol Iannone

Steve Balch

Carol was that rare chimera, the hardened idealist, coupling an innocence ever shocked by the world as it is, to a tough-minded tenacity that never relented in fighting back.

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January 2, 2024

Press Release: Going, Going, Gone

National Association of Scholars

After a short and tumultuous term as president of Harvard University, Claudine Gay has officially tendered her resignation amid her mishandling of anti-Semitism on campus and allegations of plagi......

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December 27, 2023

NAS on Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty

National Association of Scholars

The work to expose plagiarism, just as the work to inquire into truth and extend knowledge, must be a joint effort by every scholar and citizen who cares about academic integrity.

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December 21, 2023

Event: China's Soft Power Strategy: Influence in American Education

National Association of Scholars

Updated Event Date: How has China's strategy of soft power in education shifted since the tarnishing of its brand in the form of Confucius Institutes, and since COVID-19 more broadly? 

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December 19, 2023

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from NAS!

Kali Jerrard

Wishing you a joyous time with those you love.

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December 18, 2023

Press Release: Victory for Vlaming

National Association of Scholars

The Virginia Supreme Court’s ruling reinforces the enduring importance of safeguarding intellectual freedom within the educational landscape, ensuring that teachers can fulfill their roles as ed......

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December 15, 2023

A Commitment to Intellectual Freedom

David Randall

If our fellow Americans forget their past, how will they know why or how to fight for liberty, in the republic and in the university?

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December 15, 2023

This Bill of Rights Day, Let’s Celebrate the Preamble

Hans Zeiger

December 15th should be a day all Americans reflect on the unique blessings the Bill of Rights safeguards—the freedom of speech, the right to bear arms, and being protected from undue searches a......

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May 7, 2024

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Creating Students, Not Activists

The mobs desecrating the American flag, smashing windows, chanting genocidal slogans—this always was the end game of the advocates of the right to protest, action civics, student activ......

March 9, 2024

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A Portrait of Claireve Grandjouan

Claireve Grandjouan, when I knew her, was Head of the Classics Department at Hunter College, and that year gave a three-hour Friday evening class in Egyptian archaeology....

April 20, 2024

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The Academic's Roadmap

By all means, pursue your noble dream of improving the condition of humanity through your research and teaching. Could I do it all again, I would, but I would do things very differently....

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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....

June 5, 2024

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Subpoenas for All!

Ohio Northern University knaws its teeth with an appitite for vindictive lawfare....

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?...