January 14, 2009

The Military and Academe

Allan Silver

Allan Silver, professor of sociology at Columbia University, presented the following remarks at the NAS conference during a panel on the military and academe, January 10, 2009.

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January 14, 2009

How the Dorms Are Politicized: The Case of the University of Delaware

Adam Kissel

This paper was presented by Adam Kissel at a panel at the National Association of Scholars general conference in Washington, DC, on January 11, 2009. Kissel is the director of the Individual Rights De......

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January 12, 2009

Conferring

Peter Wood

Attendants called the NAS national conference of this past weekend "more intellectually exciting than any other academic conference" they had ever attended.

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January 12, 2009

A Tribute to Stephen H. Balch

Peter Wood

Peter Wood, who became president of the National Association of Scholars at the beginning of this year, presented the following speech in honor of Steve Balch, NAS's founder and its president for......

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January 6, 2009

Keeping the Home Fires Burning

Peter Wood

Presidential greetings on liberty from Peter Wood.

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January 5, 2009

Social Work Education's Good Intentions

Michael Sherr

Remarks from a conservative professor of social work advance the debate: is social work education scandalously biased? We invite further comments.

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December 31, 2008

Irresolute

Peter Wood

Peter Wood and Ashley Thorne ponder how NAS should ring in the new year.

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December 30, 2008

A Prodigal Field

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