February 20, 2008

6. Who Educates the Whole Person These Days? Anyone? (Res Life and the Decline of Campus Community, Part 2)

Tom Wood

Our recent posting, "Residence Life and the Decline of Campus Community, Part 1," aimed to place Res Life programs within the wider context of the contemporary American college and university, and i...

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February 19, 2008

Student Newspapers Invited to Delve into Social Work Story

NAS has opened communication with student newspapers at the universities studied in the report The Scandal of Social Work Education. NAS urges student journalists to use their unique vantage point t...

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February 15, 2008

NAS Urges HHS to Disavow Voter Discrimination

The Council for Social Work Education persists in unconstitutional practices. NAS Urges HHS to Disavow Voter Discrimination.

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January 30, 2008

5. Res Life and the Decline of Campus Community (Part I)

Tom Wood

Previous postings in this series have examined the ideological and pedagogical pathologies of Res Life programs at U Delaware and U Mass-Amherst. More programs at other institutions will be uncovere...

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January 29, 2008

The Study Abroad Scandal, Round Two Harvard, Yale, Columbia among 25 Universities Investigated

The fleet of college and university programs that ferry students across the ocean to study abroad has hit stormy weather, at least in the Northeast. New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has unleas...

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January 22, 2008

4. No Escape at U Mass Amherst

Tom Wood

Located in western Massachusetts, the University of Massachusetts Amherst is a national research university recognized for superb faculty, outstanding teaching and top-notch students who come from acr...

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December 28, 2007

3. Residence Life, the Shaha Troupe, and Social Justice Education at U Mass Amherst

Tom Wood

Our posting of 11 December (below), "Psychotherapeutic Interventions, Transformative Learning, and the Dorms of U Delaware," was the second in a series that will attempt to assess whether and to wha...

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December 19, 2007

NAS Expresses Pleasure and Relief at Advisory Panel's Recommendation on the AALE

The National Association of Scholars expressed its great pleasure at the decision of the U.S. Department of Education’s National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACI...

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