May 27, 2008

Political Correctness in the Science Classroom

Noretta Koertge

We are pleased to be the first to publish the following essay by Noretta Koertge, Professor emeritus in History & Philosophy of Science at Indiana University. Koertge drafted this article for and......

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May 23, 2008

Campus Speech Codes: Absurd, Tenacious, and Everywhere

Greg Lukianoff

Greg Lukianoff, the President for the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, drafted the following article for and presented it at a conference on

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May 21, 2008

Bugged

Ashley Thorne

A blogger aims to subvert NASW and social work ideologues.

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May 21, 2008

The Sweet Lemon Effect: College Grads Doubt Value of College Degrees-Except Their Own

Ashley Thorne

The American Council on Education released a survey showing that, although most people think that colleges in general charge unfair prices, most people also believe that their own alma mater charged t......

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May 20, 2008

NAS Is Moving

Peter Wood

On May 30, we will move in to our new office space near the Princeton airport.

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May 19, 2008

Oreos on the Higher-Ed-Way

Peter Wood

A truck-driver sleeps and spills 14 tons of double-stuffed cookies. We think this is a reflective metaphor as American colleges drowsily serve up ultra-packed, sugary doses of fluffy education.

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May 16, 2008

Misfire in Boulder

Steve Balch

A brief reflection on a misconceived attempt to address the problem of intellectual pluralism in academe.

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May 16, 2008

Update on Bill Felkner: Rhode Island College Bias-Revelers Evacuate

Ashley Thorne

Bill Felkner was a graduate social work student at Rhode Island College who never received his diploma – not for flunking out or committing any criminal or inappropriate act, but for holding vie......

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May 15, 2008

How You Play the Game: NCAA Sticks to Academic Standards for Athletes

Ashley Thorne

NAS cheers the NCAA, which doles out rewards and penalties to college athletic teams based on academic performance.

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Progressive Doctrine Embraces George Orwell’s 1984

In perfect doublespeak, academicians, policy-makers, and the media insist that authoritarian measures are necessary to ensure freedom....

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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....

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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....