May 16, 2008

Update on Bill Felkner: Rhode Island College Bias-Revelers Evacuate

Ashley Thorne

Bill Felkner was a graduate social work student at Rhode Island College who never received his diploma – not for flunking out or committing any criminal or inappropriate act, but for holding vie...

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May 15, 2008

How You Play the Game: NCAA Sticks to Academic Standards for Athletes

Ashley Thorne

NAS cheers the NCAA, which doles out rewards and penalties to college athletic teams based on academic performance.

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May 15, 2008

Delaware's Amateur Hour or For Whom the Gong Tolls

Steve Balch

A message from NAS President Steve Balch to American faculty about the residence life debacle at the University of Delaware.

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May 14, 2008

The Shaggy Dog Story: Has 'Reading First' Flopped?

Ashley Thorne

After the Department of Education released a study indicating the failure of federal initiative Reading First, NAS seized the moment to ponder such programs' efficacy in teaching children to rea...

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May 14, 2008

Georgia Halts Curricular Overhaul: University System Will Reconsider Protested Core Changes

Ashley Thorne

After 400+ faculty and staff members signed a petition against USG's proposed core curriculum models, the University System of Georgia just announced that it will stop its push to revise the cur...

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May 8, 2008

Harder Core: UGA Nixes Regional Proposals; Opts for Rigorous Curriculum

Ashley Thorne

Rather than adopt proposals for a curriculum based on globalism and sustainability, the University of Georgia has made changes in favor of more academic rigor.

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May 6, 2008

UD Faculty, Students Stand Up Against Res Life Proposal

The University of Delaware Faculty Senate held debate over the proposed new residence life program, a repackaged version of what was formerly known as "the treatment."

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October 6, 2020

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Pulitzer Board Must Revoke Nikole Hannah-Jones' Prize

We call on the Pulitzer Prize Board to rescind the 2020 Prize for Commentary awarded to Nikole Hannah-Jones for her lead essay in “The 1619 Project.” ...

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....

August 3, 2020

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A Canceled Music Theorist Responds

What does "systemic racism" have to do with music theory? Some claim that they are deeply intertwined. Dr. Timothy Jackson argued against this view and was promptly canceled....

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October 6, 2020

1.

Pulitzer Board Must Revoke Nikole Hannah-Jones' Prize

We call on the Pulitzer Prize Board to rescind the 2020 Prize for Commentary awarded to Nikole Hannah-Jones for her lead essay in “The 1619 Project.” ...

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 5, 2020

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Tom Klingenstein on Cancel Culture and 1619

The issues that cancel culture presents are not new, but they are powerful in a way that we haven’t seen in generations. Complacency is, unfortunately, not an option....