January 29, 2009

Academic Freedom for Students: NAS Affirms Lernfreiheit

We believe that college students, in addition to faculty members, should enjoy fundamental intellectual freedom.

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January 28, 2009

Updike at Rest

Peter Wood

Will the great American author's legacy outlive him?

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January 26, 2009

Enchanting Sustainability

Peter Wood

Shock and awe come to the university.

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January 23, 2009

Wild BOARS in California

Glenn Ricketts

Our California affiliate raises objections to proposals which will guarantee admissions to 9 percent of each high school.

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January 22, 2009

Whats Mine Ain't Yours

Peter Wood

Is there still such thing as intellectual property rights?

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January 20, 2009

NAS Conference Keynote Speaker: "Western Culture is Unique"

Video: Victor Davis Hanson, champion of Western civilization, addressed the NAS conference on January 9, 2009.

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January 20, 2009

Ask a Scholar/Ask a Critic: Suicide or Drug Overdose?

Carol Iannone

Does Lily Bart commit suicide at the end of Edith Wharton's novel, The House of Mirth, or does she die of a drug overdose?

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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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October 25, 2022


NAS President Peter Wood Addresses the Pending Racial Preferences Cases

Read NAS president Peter Wood's remarks on the upcoming Supreme Court cases, which he presented at a meeting of "Oasis," an informal group of academics and intellectuals based in......

July 25, 2022


Against Transgenderism

The ideology of transgenderism strives to slam shut any door that offers opposition to its attempts to acquire power and control. This statement explains our opposition to such an ideology i......

October 20, 2022


NAS Statement on Nomination of Ben Sasse for University of Florida President

We believe that Senator Sasse would make an excellent president of the University of Florida, and we urge the Board of Trustees to follow the search committee’s recommendation....

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May 15, 2015


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 12, 2010


Ask a Scholar: What is the True Definition of Latino?

What does it mean to be Latino? Are only Latin American people Latino, or does the term apply to anyone whose language derived from Latin?...

May 12, 2017


Harvard Prepares to Host All Black Graduation

Is Harvard's all black graduation a benign trend or a step backwards? ...