November 18, 2008

What Ails College Teaching?

Peter Wood

Is it the division of labor between tenured scholars and "teaching specialists"?

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November 17, 2008

Feminizing Science: The Alchemy of Title IX

Patricia Hausman

Will gender balancing come to dominate science? The following article was published in Academic Questions (volume 21, number 4).

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November 17, 2008

You Too Can Write Like Toni Morrison!

Peter Wood

It's not for nothing that Toni Morrison is the most assigned author in college today. Her revamping of written English gives a new model for fiction. As a service, NAS's executive director has......

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November 14, 2008

Political Correctness Run Amuck

Candace de Russy

Candace de Russy tells the story of a professor fired for voicing political views outside the classroom.

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November 14, 2008

Bruce Cole: A Tribute

Steve Balch

Chairman Cole will depart the National Endowment for the Humanities with a record of striking sucess in rekindling the appreciation for this country's founding and heritage.

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November 13, 2008

Ask a Scholar: Seatbelts on School Buses

Have you ever wondered whether science fiction is literature? Or whether Russia is part of 'the West'? Now is your chance to ask a scholar! Today, a rather unpretentious inquiry important to p......

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November 11, 2008

Stop the Hate and Celebrate: The University of Arizona Purges

Peter Wood

After a controversial comic was published in the student newspaper, the campus will "regroup."

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November 7, 2008

NAS Salutes Affiliates' Efforts to End Ethnic- and Gender-Based Preferences

Well done, Nebraska and Colorado Association of Scholars.

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March 16, 2022

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Exclusive: Association of American Medical Colleges to Propose DEI Curriculum Standards

The Association of American Medical Colleges plans to release “diversity, equity, and inclusion competencies” that will force students and faculty to embrace social justice......

May 12, 2022

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Mornin’ Ralph, Mornin’ Sam in Anthropology Today

Professor Lowrey recounts her latest encounter with academic cancel culture, this time with an acceptance-turned-rejection at Anthropology Today....

February 16, 2022

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New Study Shows What Works for Civics Education

Americans strongly disagree about how our K-12 schools should teach our system of self-government. Dozens of organizations offer rival civics education resources and many of them don't w......

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May 12, 2022

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Mornin’ Ralph, Mornin’ Sam in Anthropology Today

Professor Lowrey recounts her latest encounter with academic cancel culture, this time with an acceptance-turned-rejection at Anthropology Today....

April 5, 2022

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How Many Confucius Institutes Are in the United States?

UPDATED: We're keeping track of all Confucius Institutes in the United States, including those that remain open, those that closed, and those that have announced their closing....

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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....