April 17, 2009

Millennium Falcon: The Bias Birds of Prey

Ashley Thorne

The University of Arizona's Millennial Student Project targets "unconscious bias."

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April 16, 2009

Chairman Stephen H. Balch Receives the Kirkpatrick Award - VIDEO

Steve Balch

Here is the video of remarks by NAS Chairman Steve Balch in accepting the Jeane Jordon Kirkpatrick Academic Freedom Award on February 27, 2009 from the American Conservative Union Foundation and the......

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April 16, 2009

Thursday The Complet

Peter Wood

Tea Parties, maintaining a belief system, UNC apologizes, grade inflation, coming soon, and Atkinson's war

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April 15, 2009

Wednesday? Oui, Monsieur

Peter Wood

Vapor trails, lifeboats, higher ed on the brink, filtration at Virginia Tech, death to apostates, disappointment at Chapel Hill, and new Cognitive Science Network

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April 14, 2009

Caltech Competes

Peter Wood

The California Institute of Technology wants to retain its high academic standards, but it is also trying desperately hard to get on the diversity bandwagon.

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April 14, 2009

Tuesday Tout Compris

Peter Wood

Be clear, nation of debtors, political science

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April 14, 2009

Virginia Tech Discards Diversity Rule

The National Association of Scholars welcomes the decision of President Charles W. Steger of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University to rescind its policy of requiring faculty candidates......

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April 14, 2009

Free to Agree, Update

Peter Wood

A reprint of the article in which NAS broke the story about Virginia Tech's diversity policy. This article was originally published March 17, 2009. Following its publication, we published a follow......

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April 13, 2009

Monday, Mon Ami

Peter Wood

The sultan's retainer speaks, old noise from the new school, white student orientation, woe, and sinisterly speaking

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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....