March 19, 2009

Cracking the Speech Code

Greg Lukianoff

At the national NAS conference in January, Greg Lukianoff, president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, spoke on the state of free speech and civil liberties on campus. Here is th......

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March 19, 2009

Cellular Division

Peter Wood

NAS invites scholars to debate President Obama's decision to revoke the ban on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.

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March 18, 2009

Spinning Our Training Wheels

Peter Wood

Where did "sexual harassment training" come from?

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March 16, 2009

Monday Mudras

Peter Wood

Anger, going nowhere, help wanted, tenure blues, NAS power

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March 16, 2009

Is American Cultural Influence Declining?

Herbert London

Cowboy hats in Japan? It seems America is still a trend-setter.

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March 12, 2009

Supply for Econ 101 Hits the Floor; Could Demand Go Up?

Ashley Thorne

Now is the perfect time for college students to learn economics.

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March 11, 2009

Shopping Spree

Peter Wood

Higher education needs to spend many unbudgeted billions by the end of this month. Will you help?

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January 24, 2024

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After Claudine

The idea has caught on that the radical left overplayed its hand in DEI and is now vulnerable to those of us who seek major reforms. This is not, however, the first time that the a......

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The Great Academic Divorce with China

All signs show that American education is beginning a long and painful divorce with the People’s Republic of China. But will academia go through with it?...

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University of Washington Violated Non-Discrimination Policy, Internal Report Finds

A faculty hiring committee at the University of Washington “inappropriately considered candidates’ races when determining the order of offers,” provided “disparate op......

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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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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?...

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....