March 26, 2009

Suitable for Framing

Ashley Thorne

FIRE, student paper, CHE, and John K. Wilson weigh in on Virginia Tech diversity requirements for promotion and tenure.

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March 26, 2009

Arrrrrggus

Peter Wood

Check the facts please, Professor Derryberry.

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March 26, 2009

River Rafting

R. Lawrence Purdy

A response to "Affirmative-Action Programs for Minority Students: Right in Theory, Wrong in Practice."

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March 25, 2009

We Deliver

Peter Wood

We offer a free CASNET subscription: you can get NAS and other important articles delivered to your inbox.

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March 25, 2009

Monster Mail

Peter Wood

Some of our more unusual letters from readers.

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March 24, 2009

Tuesday Temptations

Ashley Thorne

Transparency, Stereotype threat and the SAT, Lottery admissions, and Immortal sustainability

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March 24, 2009

New Tradition-Minded Academic Geographers Subgroup

Jim Norwine

Announcement: proposed new group of academic geographers dedicated to inquiry and "the whole range of human values."

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March 23, 2009

Postmodern Immunity

George Seaver

Deconstruction's toll on liberal education and the American university

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