September 17, 2008

Dis-honoring Yeshiva

Peter Wood

Yeshiva ousted James Otteson, who had just been hired to found and direct the university's academic honors program. Rumor has it that his pseudonymous blog was what turned the Yeshiva administrati......

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September 16, 2008

"Hurray! We Got Noticed!" ACPA's Response to NAS Residence Life Statement

Peter Wood

The American College Personnel Association responded to NAS's statement Rebuilding Campus Community: The Wrong Imperative by reaffirming its 1994 document, the Student Learning Imperative and "s......

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September 15, 2008

Disruption: Advising the Next President

Peter Wood

Experts predict global trends of the future and academics give advice to the future U.S. president, but what will become of higher education?

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September 12, 2008

NAS Cheers "Enduring Questions"

Ashley Thorne

NAS hails with appreciation the announcement of the National Endowment for the Humanities' new "Enduring Questions" program.

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September 11, 2008

What You Learn Depends on What (and Whom) You Ask

Steve Balch

Does diversity in the medical classroom enhance students' ability to care for minority patients? A new study supposedly provides evidence to that effect. But the survey omits some essential elemen......

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September 11, 2008

Activists Only: Reading Between the Lines of an Academic Job Ad

Peter Wood

U Mass Amherst is looking for a new linguistic anthropologist who fits with the university's politically correct policies and its commitment to a "racialized" outlook. Where does such a job desc......

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September 11, 2008

Is College Driving Students to Drink?

Tom Wood

Why is binge drinking such a problem on college campuses? What factors lead certain students to consume more than others?

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September 11, 2008

A Remembrance - 9/11:

Peter Wood

Let us remember 9/11 and rouse from academic detachment from the real world.

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September 10, 2008

A Couple of Curiosities

Peter Wood

A note on two interesting pieces of education news: PBS hosts the

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November 24, 2021

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1619 Again: Revisiting the Project's Troubled Past

New York Times editor Jake Silverstein's new essay on the 1619 Project attempts to glide past the awkwardness that accompanied the project’s early days. Let's set the reco......

December 14, 2021

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Confronting Woke Groupthink in Art Education

The dubious notion that the U.S. is a “systemically racist” nation has taken hold in art education, as in virtually every sphere of American life....

January 18, 2022

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The White House Is Undermining Science, Not Defending It

Government support of scientific research is not designed to support science, but to harness science to political ends....

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January 18, 2022

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The White House Is Undermining Science, Not Defending It

Government support of scientific research is not designed to support science, but to harness science to political ends....

September 21, 2010

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Ask a Scholar: What Does YHWH Elohim Mean?

A reader asks, "If Elohim refers to multiple 'gods,' then Yhwh Elohim really means Lord of Gods...the one of many, right?" A Hebrew expert answers....

January 12, 2022

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Press Release: NAS Appoints Dr. J. Scott Turner as Director of the Diversity in the Sciences Project

As project director, Dr. Turner will be conducting research on the scope and deleterious effects of DEI initiatives in STEM programs across the country....